/Information and Digital Literacy - Professional course
Provided by: UWE
Course Area: South West
Course Code: Z41000089
Course Type: Short Course
Start date: 20/01/2020
End date: 22/04/2020
Subjects: Data Science, Human Computer Interactions, Information Visualisation, Knowledge Management, Social Data Analytics
Who Is This Course For
Our professional courses will bring you up to date with current information science and technology trends, Our professional short courses are offered as individual stand-alone modules or can be used to build up credit towards a named postgraduate qualification (PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Masters) within our Information Management and Information Technology Awards.
What Will I Learn
Course Content includes a detailed examination of the following topics:
Information literacy models and tools, information and digital literacy skills and concepts;
personal and social epistemology, testimony, credibility and persuasion, cognition and cognitive biases.
Search strategies, evaluating information and websites, organising, using and presenting information; the reflective practitioner.
Digital tools to undertake academic research, writing and critical thinking; digital professionalism; the use of specialist digital tools and data sets; communicating ideas effectively in a range of media; collaborating in virtual networks; using digital technologies to support reflection and PDP; managing digital reputation and showcasing achievements.
Learning theories and factors affecting learning; information/digital literacy programmes, accessibility and inclusiveness; presentation skills for information literacy teachers, .
sources of information and collaboration; developing and using learning objects and creative commons; using and sharing Open Educational Resources (OERS); using virtual learning environments (VLEs), advocacy.