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EEB428 Digital Literacy in Adult and Vocational Education (8)


This subject is designed to introduce students to the changing pedagogies associated with digital literacy. It addresses teaching and learning through the use of technology and how emerging technologies have redefined what it means to be ‘literate’ and how this impacts on practitioners in the adult and vocational education sector.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to articulate the issues associated with digital literacy within the adult and vocational education context;
  • be able to assess and determine the value of a range of digital resources used in teaching adult literacy and numeracy;
  • be able to critically evaluate the learning and teaching context in which digital resources are used in adult and vocational education;
  • be able to engage with different digital technologies as tools for teaching literacy and numeracy, including wikis, blogs and other resources; and
  • be able to develop skills and knowledge in the use of a range of Web 2.0 tools which can be utilised in the teaching of literacy and numeracy.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Issues Associated With Digital Literacy
  • The Role Of Technology In Teaching And Learning:
  • - multimedia and online resources
  • - learning and teaching context in which digital resources are used
  • Digital Technologies As Tools For Teaching Literacy and Numeracy
  • - wikis, blogs and other resources
  • - developing pedagogical skills


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.