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Digital wellbeing

Consider the impact of digital technologies on health, relationships and society.

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Three weeks   The taught course for 2020 has already taken place, but you can still take a self-guided version. Simply register to start. University Library/Information Services

On this course, you'll consider the impact of digital technologies on health, relationships and society. We'll take into account our ability to use digital technologies positively, build relationships and networks, balance online and offline activities, and keep ourselves safe physically and virtually.

We will investigate new and established technologies and their impact on society, and present some of the positive and negatives of engagement. Learners will develop strategies for dealing with information overload, devising a positive digital identity, and for positive online participation.

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