INF203 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
Session 2 (60)
Online
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Information Studies
Enrolment restrictions
Not available to students who have completed INF433
Assumed Knowledge
N/A
Subject Relationships
INF433 Double coded subject
Incompatable Subjects
INF433
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 can 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.
Syllabus
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
Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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