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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5103

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155161

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To provide students with the theoretical foundations, knowledge and skills to support the development of digital literacy capabilities in their clients in a variety of contexts.

Course content

Introduction to theoretical framework and research methodologies underpinning digital literacy. Students will be exposed to findings on studies on digital literacy which are used to improve services, resources and training in relation to digital literacy. Application and practice of digital literacy in library and information settings which includes teaching children and adults, instructional design, copyright and plagiarism, effective presentations, teaching with technology, user experience and user-centred design, lifelong learning, future trends in digital literacy.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Online lecture, moderated discussions and other online interactions) N/A x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Project 2000 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Project 2000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical
School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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