INF433 Information Literacy (8)


This subject will explore the concept and practice of information literacy, and the issues related to it across education, workplace and everyday contexts. Students will be encouraged to consider information literacy from a number of perspectives. They will reflect on how information literacy can be applied in relation to information practice within their specific information environments.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
OnlineSPACE, University of Hong Kong
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF433
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Information Studies

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed INF203
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
INF203 INF203 Double coded subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to identify and describe a range of information literacy approaches and perspectives;
- be able to analyse the issues that affect the practice of information literacy in a range of settings;
- show that they understand and evaluate the empirical literature related to information literacy;
- be able to articulate the importance of information literacy education across all sectors;
- be able to develop an information literacy plan that is relevant to a specific setting studied; and
- be able to reflect on their information literacy practice.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Introduction to information literacy Information literacy in context Information literacy in the workplace Information literacy in community contexts Information literacy pedagogy


The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 25 August 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.