Tag Archives: online presence

How to manage your online identity

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The Digital Footprint – 3 week online course (free or £39 for a certificate) from the University of Edinburgh, starts 1 May. Join others from around the world to share ideas and hear from a wide range of experts. Registration https://goo.gl/rKEZ3Q

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Nursing and Eprofessionalism

At a workshop with students from Nursing Studies, we discussed e-professionalism, including the professional bodies’ guidelines and what e-professionalism meant to them.  The following Wordle illustrates this.Wordle

Security – Email

socialmediaIt happens all the time and another large company has just announced that they had a data breach – Yahoo!

What can you do?

  • Change your password
  • Use a unique password
  • Check your account for any unusual activity
  • Ensure your pc is up to date with software and operating systems (including an anti-virus package)

Further information about the Yahoo hack can be found at:


flyere-Professionalism is the way you engage yourself online in relation to your profession, including your attitudes, actions and your adherence to relevant professional codes of conduct.

e-Professionalism – why is it important?
It is important for you to think about how you manage your activity online in the context of your emerging professional identity (identities). An effective online presence (managing your digital footprint) can be very beneficial.

Further information: www.ed.ac.uk/iad/digitalfootprint


If I Googled you, what would I find?

If I Googled you, what would I find? This is the question that Nicola Osborne (EDINA, University of Edinburgh) presented to her audience as part of her #codi16 Fringe show.

Read the 4 star review: http://www.broadwaybaby.com/shows/if-i-googled-you-what-would-i-find/713802#.V8BRCv-LBYw.twitter