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Key skill assessment unit: information literacy

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As the volume of information grows in databases, libraries and on the internet, information literacy skills are key to being able to find and manage information effectively in a complex society. Information literacy is about recognising when information is needed, and locating, critically evaluating, using and presenting the information to suit a specific purpose. These skills are increasingly in demand by individuals and employers alike. In this free course, Key skill assessment unit: information literacy, you will learn to use and adapt your skill confidently and effectively in different situations and contexts.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate a strategy for using skills in information literacy over an extended period of time
  • monitor progress and adapt the strategy as necessary, to achieve the quality of outcomes required
  • evaluate this overall strategy and present outcomes from your work, including citations and a bibliography.

First Published: 10/08/2012

Updated: 07/03/2016

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