The University of Sydney
Information & Digital Literacy for University Success
The University of Sydney

Information & Digital Literacy for University Success

This course is part of Academic Skills for University Success Specialization

Taught in English

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Katherine Olston

Instructor: Katherine Olston

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35 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
35 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 6 modules in this course

After this module you will be able to (1). Understand the structure and expectations of the course (2). Understand expectations about information and digital literacy within academic culture (3). Articulate the skills & dispositions needed to function effectively in the digital space (4). Demonstrate awareness of ethical issues related to academic integrity surrounding the access and use of information

What's included

7 videos9 readings6 quizzes3 discussion prompts

After this module you will be able to (1). Define the characteristics of different kinds of information (2). Know where to look for information from various sources (3). Develop a search strategy and filter large numbers of search results effectively (4). Document and evaluate your search strategy

What's included

9 videos7 readings6 quizzes2 app items3 discussion prompts

After this module you will be able to (1). Apply criteria to critically evaluate the reliability of sources for an academic context (2). Identify the factors that make a web resource reliable (3). Filter information effectively (4). Use file-naming conventions and appropriate software to effectively organize and store information

What's included

9 videos6 readings6 quizzes2 app items3 discussion prompts

After this module you will be able to (1). Understand the consequences of plagiarism in the academic context (2). Use referencing conventions to appropriately cite a variety of information sources and avoid plagiarism (3). Understand how to incorportate ideas from sources into your work (4). Be familiar with different referencing software and evaluate it for your own purposes

What's included

9 videos5 readings5 quizzes2 app items3 discussion prompts

After this module you will be able to (1). Understand new forms of licensing for online content (2). Communicate effectively in different digital modes (3). Manage digital identity across different domains (4). Use digital networks to manage and advance learning

What's included

9 videos5 readings6 quizzes2 app items4 discussion prompts

What's included

3 readings1 peer review

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Katherine Olston
The University of Sydney
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