Section Name Description
2. Digital identity URL DO: Managing your online presence
Work your way through this exercise on the University of Southampton website to reinforce your understanding of this topic so far.
Page THINK: Include your digital literacy skills in your CV

You've seen that a positive digital identity could influence a potential employer or university admissions tutor when they are deciding whether you are suitable for a job or place on a course. You've also started to assess your own digital literacy skills and should now start to think about how you can include those skills in your CV or e-portfolio.

Remember the advice in Topic 1 to 'think dots' when planning your career. This activity is all about TRANSITION. Use your creative skills to 'market' yourself, this could be by creating a well-designed word-processed CV or a well thought out online blog or website. Just make sure you demonstrate your digital literacy skills.

3. e-Safety URL DO: Are you an accidental outlaw?
This is a link to the KnowTheNet website. Take their test to see how you fare against the average online user, pitting your knowledge of the law against nine scenarios you might come across everyday on the web.
4. Digital consumer URL DO: Are you in the dark about mobile security?
This is a link to the KnowTheNet website. Take their challenge to test your mobile security knowledge and get advice on how to protect yourself from online threats.
5. Social media literacy URL DO: Start up a LinkedIn account
You've completed the introductory lesson for this topic and can now begin to improve your social media profile. Remember the advice in Topic 1 to 'think dots' when planning your career. This activity is all about TRANSITION. You've learnt that LinkedIn is used by employers to assess a candidate's suitability for a job. Go to the GCFLearnfree website about LinkedIn Basics and start up your own account.
6. Digital student Book DO: Improve your creative skills

A digitally literate student can ...

Write in different media for others to read on-screen and present information online using their creative skills.

7. Practical skills URL CREATE: Hour of Code
Learn how to computer code in 1 hour! Launched in 2013, Code.orgĀ® is a non-profit initiative dedicated to expanding participation in computer science.