Online Identity Management Literacy for Engineering and Technology Students

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  • M. Vorvoreanu, Q.M. Clark, G.A. Boisvenue

Abstract

This paper establishes the need for including online identity management literacy in undergraduate education, as part of preparing students for entering the job market. It discusses the impact of online information on employment, and presents original interview data about engineering and technology undergraduate students’ online identity management practices. The paper argues for the need to teach students social media literacy and proposes a specific plan for online identity management that can be integrated into undergraduate curricula.

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2012-06-30

How to Cite

M. Vorvoreanu, Q.M. Clark, G.A. Boisvenue. (2012). Online Identity Management Literacy for Engineering and Technology Students. Journal of Online Engineering Education, 3(1). Retrieved from http://onlineengineeringeducation.com/index.php/joee/article/view/44

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