Information essentials module overview

Duration:
Approximately 30 minutes

Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLOs)

Knowledge and skills you  gain from this module will contribute to your Charles Sturt University Digital Literacies GLO


This module is part of Digital Skills, a series of online modules to help you quickly build your digital skills so you can succeed in study and work.

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Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • introduce you to different kinds of information and where to find them
  • advise on search strategies
  • help you to evaluate information.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • develop a search strategy to find the best information for your needs
  • find different kinds of information using different tools
  • evaluate the information you find.

Module sections

    1. What is information?
    2. Types of information
    3. Finding information
    4. Searching the internet
    5. Evaluating information
    6. Fake news, facts and data
    7. Check your knowledge
    8. More resources
    9. Conclusion.

 

This chapter is adapted from Module overview in Find and Use Media by The University of Queensland Library.

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