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  • This course addresses two elements of digital citizenship:  the physical (health) and psychological wellbeing (wellness) of one’s self while living and interacting in an ever-increasing digital technological world.

    This course consists of 5 modules. We invite you to introduce yourself, go through the course materials at your own pace and take the assessments at your convenience. After completing all the steps, you can download your course completion certificate.

    We wish you happy learning!

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      Welcome to the first discussion forum of our "Health and Wellbeing" online course.

      Take a minute to introduce yourself to your trainers and peers.

      Task 1. Answer to at least two of your colleagues' posts. Click the Reply button to enter your response. 

      Task 2. Create a new discussion topic to introduce yourself. Click the Add a new discussion topic button to post to discussion. Write your name and country in the Subject.

  • Module 1. Introduction to digital health and wellbeing

    By the completion of the module, you should be able to:

    • identify the means to check your own digital habits
    • define the basic concepts related to digital health and wellbeing
    • give examples of good and dangerous digital habits
    • relate digital habits to mental or physical health problems
    • recognize your own digital habits and critically think your online behaviors
    • compare and evaluate different digital habits and conclude on the optimal ones
    • relate digital health and wellbeing to the concept of digital citizenship

  • Forum Activity 1


    • identify media use around you
    • understand the factors which influence health and wellbeing
    • give feedback

  • Assessment 1

  • Module 2. Ergonomics

    By the completion of the module, the trainees should be able to:

    • understand how to prevent and eliminate pain, injuries or discomfort when using their computer
    • realize the aspects which facilitate the creation of an optimal environment for working ergonomically
    • explain why maintaining an ergonomically safe environment is important for physical health
    • demonstrate the procedures to keep the workstation environment safe and ergonomically correct

  • Forum activity 2.


    • to recognise potential physical dangers when using the computer
    • describe  preventive methods of dealing with potential hazards 
    • apply knowledge and skills into real life situation.
  • Assessment 2

    • Trebuie să primești o notă Obține o notă de trecere

      • Gain your second Badge "Explorer"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your second badge.

  • Module 3. Legal, ethical and societal aspects of using media and information

    By the completion of the module, you will be able to:

    • Access information effectively and efficiently
    • Understand the key concept that media have social and political implications
    • Understand the idea that media products may have both explicit and implicit messages
    • Identify implicit messages in a media text
    • Put into practice the understanding of the intellectual property

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  • Forum activity 3


    • Identify social media use around you
    • understand the factors which influence positively or negatively health and wellbeing when using social media
    • give feedback

    • Task 1: Share your social media habits, lifestyles and preferences to your classmates

      Task 2: Share the advice you would give to yourself on the use of social media

      Task 3: Reply twice to your colleagues

      Supplementary reading

      Social media and higher education: An international perspective. Bartosik-Purgat M, Filimon N, Kiygi-Calli M. Econ Sociol. 2017;10:181–191. [Google Scholar]

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      Meeting the challenges of evidence-based policy: the Campbell collaboration. Petrosino A, Boruch RF, Soydan H, Duggan L, Sanchez-Meca J. Ann Am Acad Pol Soc Sci. 2001;578:14–34. [Google Scholar]

      Physical activity in the prevention and treatment of anxiety and depression. Martinsen EW. Nord J Psychiatry. 2008;62:25–29. [PubMed] [Google Scholar]

      Social media use and mental health among young adults. Berryman C, Ferguson C, Negy C. Psychiatr Q. 2018;89:307–314. [PubMed] [Google Scholar]

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      For better or for worse? A systematic review of the evidence on social media use and depression among lesbian, gay, and bisexual minorities. Escobar-Viera C, Whitfield D, Wessel C, et al. JMIR Ment Health. 2018;5:10496. [PMC free article] [PubMed] [Google Scholar]

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  • Assessment 3

  • Module 4. Media Addictions

    By the completion of the module, the trainees should be able to:

    • define the different types of media addictions
    • recognize the symptoms of any type of media addiction
    • discuss the causes of these addictions in relation to youth
    • compare extensive use and addiction of the digital media
    • diagnose media addictions on themselves and others
    • propose individualized measures to minimize such addictions

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  • Forum activity 4


    • Identify different types of media addictions
    • understand the factors which can lead to addictive behaviors
    • design counter actions to combat these addictions
    • give feedback

  • Assessment 4

    • Trebuie să primești o notă Obține o notă de trecere

      • Gain your fourth Badge "Expert"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your fourth badge.

  • Module 5. The Healthy Use of Digital Tools and Online Devices

    By the completion of this module, trainees should be able:

    • to recognize how different aspects of the use of the media can cause mental and emotional problems
    • to realize the importance of online privacy and digital footprints
    • to explain how fake news can cause distress and anxiety
    • to summarize the factors in the use of media that endanger health and wellbeing 

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  • Forum activity 5


    • Identify different ways which our private information can be revealed without us noticing it
    • understand the potential effect of this revelation
    • discuss on the different ways we can protect our online privacy
    • give feedback

  • Assessment 5

  • Course completion certificate

    You have reached the end of the course.

    Congratulations for going through all the online course modules!

    The link "Download your certificate for the Health and Wellbeing course", will be available upon completing all the tasks listed below.

  • Acknowledgement, Disclaimer and Copyright notice

    Acknowledgement. This learning material has received funding from the European Commission under the ERASMUS+ Grant Agreement 2019-3-RO01-KA205-078053, “Strategic partnership to develop open educational resources for teaching digital citizenship - DIGCIT”.

    Disclaimer. The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

    Copyright notice. CC BY. This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, so long as attribution is given to the creator. The license allows for commercial use. © 2020 - 2022 DIGCIT Consortium