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Digital Literacies GLO: What is Digital Literacy?

This guide is designed to help academics embed teaching and learning experiences in their curriculum.

Introduction

This guide will help you embed teaching and learning experiences that ensure our graduates have the capacity to critically harness digital literacy for professional practice and research.

Digital literacy provides students with the skills they need to navigate our ever-changing world. Introducing Digital Literacies as a Graduate Learning Outcome ensures that Charles Sturt University is creating graduates who are flexible and adaptable users and creators of information.

Drawing on international frameworks, including the JISC digital capabilities framework, this resource outlines strategies that will assist your students to engage with Digital Literacy concepts and empower them to apply these skills in the workplace.

Digital Literacy Graduate Learning Outcome

Critically harness digital literacy for professional practice and research and demonstrate digital citizenship in online learning, professional and social communities.

Implementation and support for the Digital Literacy Graduate Learning Outcome is provided by the Division of Library Services. For more information view our Digital Literacy overview.

Knowledge Skill Application

Explain the implications of the global use of technology in professional, social and cultural settings.

Use, create, communicate and share multimodal information in digital environments.

Ethically, legally, safely and critically use technology to select, create and share information and participate in online learning, professional and social communities.

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