Online course

Digital Discovery 2: Expand Your World Online

Explore online communities, social media and ways to manage your finances and health online.

Digital Discovery 2: Expand Your World Online

Grow your digital skills by exploring how the internet can improve your life.

In Week 1 we explore widening your network through online communities and the basics of social media. In Week 2 we explore how you can use the internet to manage your finances and improve your health.

What topics will you cover?

  • Online activities and the various uses for the internet
  • Online communities and how they can add value to your life
  • Social media options and how to navigate the social media landscape
  • How the internet can make your life easier by supporting everyday tasks
  • Using the internet to support and improve health and finances

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced
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Who is the course for?

This course is designed to act as a launch pad for novice digital users to build their online capability and versatility.

What software or tools do you need?

To take part in this course, you’ll need a computer and/or smart device (smart phone or tablet) and internet access.

Who will you learn with?

Marcus O'Donnell

Associate Professor & Director Digital Learning at Deakin. He has worked in the media & health industries, & his research includes digital learning, contemplative pedagogies, & student resilience.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 58,000 students studying online and on-campus.

Australia Post helps people, communities and businesses connect physically and digitally. Our aim is to help everyone build the skills and confidence to participate and connect in the digital world.

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What's included?

Deakin University are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get:

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • A PDF Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you’re eligible