'Create a better online you': Designing online learning resources to develop undergraduate social media skills

Pozzi, Megan (2015) 'Create a better online you': Designing online learning resources to develop undergraduate social media skills. In STARS: Students, Transitions, Achievements, Retention and Success, 1 - 4 July 2015, Melbourne, Vic.

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Abstract

‘Create a Better Online You’ (CBOY) is an emerging initiative from QUT Library. CBOY focusses on developing the social media skills of undergraduates at QUT. While many students will have encountered ‘cybersafety’ training in primary or secondary school, a comprehensive environmental scan revealed little in the way of social media resources targeted at undergraduates. In particular, there was little to no focus on the ways in which social media could be used strategically to develop a positive online reputation and enhance chances of employability post tertiary education. The resources created as part of CBOY are the result of a literature review, environmental scan, and discussions with staff and students at QUT. Following the comprehensive environmental scan, it appears that CBOY represents one of the first free, openly accessible, interactive resources targeting the social media skills of undergraduates.

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ID Code: 85888
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: HERN
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Library Services
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Deposited On: 21 Jul 2015 23:02
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2015 13:45

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