E-Safety for Students

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Supporting students to optimise internet use & reduce risk
As technology becomes an essential part of our daily lives and a vital tool in education, it is increasingly important to learn how to keep ourselves safe and to ensure that students have the tools and understanding to get the most out of using the internet, whilst avoiding all potential risks.

Sectors

  • Further Education

Available as

  • Off the shelf
  • Fully Bespoke

Using a range of interactive and thought-provoking exercises and case studies, this new course equips students with the tools and understanding to get the most out of the internet whilst avoiding potential risks.

The topics promote the benefits of responsible internet use, whilst raising awareness of key areas of internet safety, such as phishing, safeguarding on social networking sites, and providing a strong framework for linking in to internal policies and key procedures on reporting.

Your learning outcomes
This course will ensure your students can:

  • Understand what is meant by e-safety, and why it is important.
  • Describe the four key areas in which e-safety is crucial: contact, content, commerce and conduct.
  • Be aware of in-house e-safety policies and support networks.
  • Explain and put into practice the safe use of social networking site.

Course duration: 40 minutes
Students have the option to bookmark progress and complete the course in chunks.

Stay up-to-date
If you buy any of our Student e-learning courses you’ll get any updates we make, so you’ll always be up-to-date with current legislation.

Learning by design
All our ‘E-learning for Students’ courses are highly interactive with rich graphics and audio-visual content, blending a variety of question-types that can be used as part of student induction, skills development or citizenship-related programmes. Or they could provide a springboard for classroom discussion.

Easy to implement & customise
These e-learning courses come with Marshall LMS (Learning Management System) which allows you to manage all your e-learning and track completed training.

Our in-house developers can quickly & effectively adapt this course to your sector and organisation, giving you the option to add your own graphics, photos & video, and amend content to include your policies, procedures and key areas.

At Marshalls we’re totally focused on creating content that’s exactly right for your learners. That’s why we’ve built our business around customising our existing courses to match the needs of specific organisations. And if something completely original’s required, we’ll make a bespoke course for you from scratch.

When we do this, our approach is guided by a few key principles.

Organisational Need
Why do you need to provide learning for your users – specifically? Is there a compliance need, a requirement to raise performance – or generate positive outcomes for external stakeholders? We prioritise making this clear as the first step in all of our projects.

Learner Centric
Who are your learners? What are their preferred learning styles? What do they know already? How confident are they with using technology? We’ll put these questions to you, and base our approach around the picture we build up.

Learning Outcomes
We use these to decide what every screen in every course we make is intended to achieve. What is it – exactly – that learners need to explain, describe, distinguish or list? Defining these up-front keeps every project on course as we move from initial proposal, through to storyboarding and then development.

Engagement
Page-turning e-learning just doesn’t work. All of our courses are highly interactive, making extensive use of scenarios in particular. Rich media is used as appropriate, from audio-visual resources through to animations and bespoke graphics.

Respect for Learners
Treating learners as adults is vital to us. People don’t learn well if they feel they’re being patronised, and we aim to let users manage their own learning experience. We do this by writing our courses with an honest, direct tone, and giving learners choices in the form of additional learning resources and open navigational features.

‘What’s in it for me?’ is a question that all of our learners should be able to answer.


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