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Information and Digital Literacy: For education, employment and citizenship.

Information and digital literacy (IDL) blends information literacies, with digital capabilities, transcending technological skills and tools to embrace an understanding of what it means to learn, live and work in a fluid digital world. IDL will enable you to discover and absorb information in a critically engaged manner, innovate in active pursuits of creative scholarship and demonstrate integrity by acknowledging the work of others.

Discovering


Discovering


Discovering is the literacy which enables learners to develop search strategies and utilise a broad range of generic and discipline specific resource discovery tools.

Understanding


Understanding


Understanding is the literacy which enables learners to find meaning and apply context.

Questioning


Questioning


Questioning is the literacy which enables learners to analyse, evaluate, interpret and think critically about information.

Referencing


Referencing


Referencing is the literacy which enables learners to acknowledge the work of others, building on their own analysis of existing knowledge.

Creating


Creating


Creating is the literacy which enables learners to blend ideas and capture new knowledge.

Communicating


Communicating


Communicating is the literacy which enables learners to succinctly summarise and share their work and ideas.