A New Perspective

Social Media, Digital Identity, and Student Learning Outcomes

Topics: Social Media, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Student Retention and Success, Career Services, Academic Support Programs, Academic Integrity and Student Conduct, Student Health and Wellness, Academic Planning, Academic Affairs

Building a Solid Foundation for Positive Online Habits

Introducing Digital Identity Early Sends Strong Message About Expectations

However, despite the many issues arising from online conduct, few institutions address student social media use and digital identity during new student orientation.

Institutions that wish to remedy this situation can adopt one of three approaches. The first approach incorporates digital identity into an existing orientation presentation. The second method involves a dedicated digital identity session. Finally, some interviewees explored the possibility of creating an online digital identity module similar to those offered on civility and alcohol use.

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Integrating Digital Identity into Orientation

Linking Civility and Digital Identity