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.


Session 2 (60)
SPACE, University of Hong Kong
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: INF203. 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



One session


School of Information Studies

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed INF433

Subject Relationships

INF433 Double coded subject

Incompatible Subjects


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.


This 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

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of INF203 in Session 3 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Information literacy presentation
Information literacy program proposal & reflection

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.