Succeeding in postgraduate study
Succeeding in postgraduate study

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Succeeding in postgraduate study

Session 6: Using information responsibly and communicating in an online learning environment

Introduction

Welcome to Session 6, where we continue the theme of digital and information literacy. In this session, we explore the use of social media for research and for keeping up-to-date with information, consider issues around finding material online, take a look at intellectual property and copyright, and test your understanding of academic integrity. We will also briefly explore how collaborative group work and feedback can operate to support learning online.

By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • understand issues related to the use of social media, copyright and academic integrity
  • understand how collaborative group work and feedback can operate to support learning in an online asynchronous environment.
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