Living in a Digital World: Identity & Connectivity (#DigitalWorldIdentity )

course duration:Self-study course
Instructor:Kai Obermüller, TH Lübeck
Duration:6 weeks

What is this course about?

The use of digital content has now arrived in all aspects of everyday life. Thanks to smartphones, laptops and computers, we are always accessible. In this course you will learn how to benefit from the internet - in terms of searching for information, sharing and reusing content and reflecting one's online identity.

What do you learn in this course?

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • search effectively for information in print and text formats, blogs, microblogs by developing a critical perspective
  • explain intellectual property and the basics of copyright and open access
  • create and share relevant information and use emerging technologies to do so
  • reflect on how you currently use, share, remix, and distribute information
  • describe your goals when using the www
  • reflect upon how they are perceived in the www
  • consider your own online social identity, and the social identity or identities of others
  • switch between professional and private identity

How is the course structured?

The individual chapters of the course will be published on the following dates:

  1. Welcome and Introduction (March, 25, 2019)
  2. Copyright and Licensing (April 1, 2019)
  3. Resources and search services (April 8, 2019)
  4. Creating and sharing resources (April 15, 2019)
  5. Digital footprints (April 22, 2019)
  6. Digital identities (April 29, 2019)

This course will stay open for participation and enrollment after the tutored time!


30 hours


In this course, you can earn Badges and Training certificate.


Technische Hochschule Lübeck

Cooperation partners


Supported by

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung - BMBF  


Unless there is no licence specified, the content is licenced under

Creative Commons - Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Creative Commons - Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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