Google is an extremely efficient search engine. The search applications available for Twitter are increasingly specific, increasingly effective. Consider very carefully, what you say about employers, Health Trusts, Patients, yourselves and colleagues.
A digital footprint is a trail left by an entity's interactions in a digital environment; including their usage of TV, mobile phone, internet and world wide web, mobile web and other devices and sensors It can be the history of your browsing/the comments you leave on a social network – newspaper/blog, your conversation via instant messaging/twitter, the images you loaded onto a Powerpoint and then published on a slidesharing website from a conference you attended (?creative commons license). I llegal downloading of music/games/films Then we have all of the images of partying/drug taking, homophobic comments, comments when drunk
This can impact negatively on other students at the uni but also, on the reputation of their chosen profession and perhaps the university itself.
All about surveillance, not not just a free communications platform – IT IS A COMMERCIAL PLATFORM – RUN FOR PROFIT
All about surveillance, not not just a free communications platform
Mobile site UK hosted Walled garden – private Can establish and practice your digital voice Share images of student life Share social information about student life – events, room rental, books for sale etc Peer support
1833 have completed the module thus far, MBBS 3 and 4 have not completed it yet this year.
To promote the use of public platforms to embellish your profile, not to damage it – Linkedin, raised awareness about the permanence and ease of duplication of material posted online. Launching a competition, encouraging students to think creatively about ways of creainge a great digital profile/resume Customising the teaching for outside use under license by a range of education providers
Jisc RSC London’s e-Factor 2013It’s all about … Motivation20thJune, 2013DIGITAL PROFESSIONALISMBernadette.email@example.comKing’s College London, CTEL
DIGITAL PROFESSIONALISMThe competence or skill expected of aprofessional when engaged in social and digitalcommunication(amended from Oxford English Dictionary definition of Professionalism)
CHALLENGES PRESENTEDBY SOCIAL MEDIA• Confusion about the extent to whichinformation is private• Ease with which information can be broadcast• Informality of social networking – can be quiteeasy to fall foul of defamation laws or act“unprofessionally”• Personal & professional boundaries can berendered porous (J Shreather, BMA 2011)
DIGITAL FOOTPRINTA Digital Footprint is of interest to;•You personally•Your Profession•Your Employer•Your Patients
POSITIVE FEEDBACK• “I like the multimedia aspect of the module, anduse of a real facebook page highlights theproblem of digital professionalism well.Presumably they consented to the use of the pagein this module?”• “The module was intresting to work through.Having the teaching in scenario form and makingit interactive really helped to make me thinkabout what is happening and put the concepts into context making it more relatable.”
NEXT STEPS• Promote the use of public platforms to embellish aprofile, not to damage it• Launching Social Media competition to promoteawareness of great practice• Customizing the teaching for outside use underlicense by a range of education providers