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Information & Digital Literacy for University Success

This course is part of a Specialization (series of courses) called Academic Skills for University Success.

This Specialization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture, and providing you with practical strategies to apply to your studies. In this course, you will learn how to develop your Information & Digital Literacy Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Access and search for information efficiently and effectively using a variety of digital tools. 2. Critically evaluate the reliability of sources for an academic context. 3. Filter, manage and organize information from a wide variety of sources for use in academic study. 4. Demonstrate awareness of ethical issues related to academic integrity surrounding the access and use of information. 5. Understand how to use digital tools for referencing and attribution in order to avoid plagiarism. 6. Understand how to disseminate and communicate information in a professional way, including managing digital identity and building networks for learning and research.

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Rating 4.5 based on 9 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Jan 14 (last week)
Cost $79
From The University of Sydney via Coursera
Instructor Katherine Olston
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Education
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The University of Sydney

Rating 4.5 based on 9 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Starts Jan 14 (last week)
Cost $79
From The University of Sydney via Coursera
Instructor Katherine Olston
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Education
Tags Social Sciences Education