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Digital well-being for all (Part 1)

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When we go online we build up, piece by piece, online identities that can have positive and negative outcomes for our well-being, our sense of self-worth and for our future prospects, all based on how others react and respond to our activity. Each time we contribute to the web, we add to an online identity.

In this this module we will explore awareness of how digital technologies can negatively affect well-being. In Digital well-being for all (Part 2) we will go on to explore strategies for managing reputation. In How to tread a positive digital footprint will look in more detail at digital footprints.

Aim

This module will help you to foster learners’ awareness of how digital technologies can positively and negatively affect health and well-being.

Objective

After completing this module, you will be able to:

• explain and illustrate the concept of digital well-being with learners
• promote healthy and safe practice with digital technology and media.

Digital Teaching Professional Framework

This module covers the DTPF component - G3 : Well-being: practitioner and learner

  • Avoid health risks and threats to physical and psychological well-being while using digital technologies.
  • Protect from possible dangers in digital environments (e.g. cyberbullying).
  • Be aware of digital technologies for social well-being and social inclusion.
  • Be aware of the environmental impact of digital technologies and their use.
  • Monitor learner behaviour in digital environments in order to safeguard their well-being.
  • React immediately and effectively when learners' well-being is threatened in digital environments (e.g. cyberbullying).
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11th February 2019
Susanna Brandon

Good reinforcement of key info to pass on to learners  Report this review

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10th February 2019
Jon Kerrigan

Hits home some key points  Report this review

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8th February 2019
Matthew Gordon

The tick-list was revealing in terms of advice I've (not) passed on... but will now!  Report this review

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15th February 2019
Jane Tomlinson

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9th April 2019
Alexandra Brown

The module really got me to think about how to explain your digital footprint to learners and how to help them understand the impact of this  Report this review

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4th April 2019
Maria Sotiriou

great. It really got me thinking about digital presence  Report this review

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29th March 2019
Stuart Philip

An interesting topic. However, I think the answers to the question needs to be revisited. There are two clear answers but the third one that is suggested appears to be written incorrectly? I may have read it wrong myself?  Report this review

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26th March 2019
Penny Petch

great videos  Report this review

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12th March 2019
James Spivey

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3rd March 2019
Jo Byrne

Interesting  Report this review

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19th September 2019
Jason Graham

Simple to use  Report this review

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18th September 2019
Rich Buckley

This is a hugely relevant section of digital practice and one which needs greater promotion.  Report this review

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6th August 2019
Daryl Handy

A good, basic module. the videos gave a better view of how digital behaviour can have lasting effects.  Report this review

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25th July 2019
Andrew Hills

Very basic  Report this review

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23rd July 2019
sandra cherry

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15th July 2019
Paul Taylor

Clear introduction  Report this review

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7th July 2019
Chris Fairclough

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3rd July 2019
Julie Hallas

I really like this module, particularly the video of the young person being interviewed; it makes the point very clear.  Report this review

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3rd July 2019
Samantha Stanborough

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1st July 2019
Jenny Burton

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1st July 2019
Ruth Soyoye

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30th June 2019
carrie ward

Useful overview thank you I learnt something new.  Report this review

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24th June 2019
Gaillies Codd

Incorrect as does not fully integrate the GDPR  Report this review

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20th June 2019
Helen Ashton

Lots of useful information.  Report this review

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17th June 2019
Joy Watkins

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17th June 2019
dawn goodman

Good insight into how digital wellbeing can affect individuals and what to look out for as well.  Report this review

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16th June 2019
David Feeney

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12th June 2019
Claire Stener

Short but impactful resources designed to make you think.  Report this review

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3rd June 2019
Sarah Bond

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2nd June 2019
Gillian Auld

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31st May 2019
Caroline Ramshaw

Very insightful, awareness of how social media can be used, warning about what to say on there.  Report this review

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24th May 2019
Steve Hyland

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20th May 2019
Mark Breedon

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15th May 2019
Olugbenga Odetola

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9th May 2019
Valeria Panyko

I found this module very useful, it gave me some ideas of how to help my students in their professional career.  Report this review

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9th May 2019
Rose Leadbetter

Clear videos are great to exemplify the points.  Report this review

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25th April 2019
Caroline Gale

Interesting resource links, thank you.  Report this review

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23rd April 2019
Anna Robinson

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8th April 2019
Tony Shakespeare

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18th March 2019
Matthew Staples

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18th February 2019
Sally Fox

I'm still confused as i did not think 123456 is an appropriate password to give, too easily guessed.  Report this review

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16th February 2019
Donna Marley

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