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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
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Skills you will gain

Critical ThinkingEvaluationInformation Seeking Behavior
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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Course Introduction: Understanding Information Literacy

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
What is Information Literacy? 3m
Guidelines on Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning1m
The Mind Map4m
5 readings
Video: What is Information Literacy6m
Video: Fake News & Information Literacy10m
Guidelines on Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning20m
Brainstorming for Success: Mind Mapping4m
Mind Mapping Tools20m
1 practice exercise
Module 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Identifying your information need

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 19 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Databases4m
Databases vs. Websites1m
Wikipedia in Scholarly Research4m
Searching Open WorldCat for a Book2m
Searching Google Scholar for an Article2m
2 readings
Open Web vs. Deep Web 5m
Video: Searching a library website for an article
1 practice exercise
Module 230m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Searching: Finding the right tools to meet your information need

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 20 min)
6 videos
Using 'AND'29s
Using 'OR'21s
Using 'NOT'18s
Search Strategies6m
Skimming an Article1m
1 practice exercise
Module 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Evaluating what you’ve found

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Evaluating Academic Resources5m
Evaluating Sources Practice9m
Predictable Information Literacy Misconceptions of First Year College Students1m
1 reading
Predictable Information Literacy Misconceptions of First Year College Students10m
1 practice exercise
Module 430m

About the Applied Digital Literacy Specialization

Applied Digital Literacy

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