DIGITAL LITERACY

EDU0DL1

2020

Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the practices, principles and accountabilities intrinsic to navigating the higher education online environment and managing their own digital footprint. Through interactive learning tasks and assessments, students will develop foundational competence in ethically sourcing and managing information as well as using technologies appropriately to communicate and collaborate for learning purposes at an introductory level. Assessments are formative and low stakes, based on the cumulative acquisition of knowledge and skills.

SchoolEducation

Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Effectively utilise the digital learning systems in a variety of academic contexts
02. Appropriately use technologies to connect and collaborate with peers and lecturers for learning purposes
03. Apply and manage effective search techniques consistent with principles of academic integrity
04. Recognise the differentiation between personal and professional identity and the relevance of this to managing a digital footprint

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflection on digital identity (300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Wikipedia page analysis (300 words) Link to Wikipedia page must be posted on forum for peer commentaryN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
Source Analysis - 2 sources (650 words) 1 each from La Trobe library data base search and from Advanced Google searchN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflection on digital identity (300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Wikipedia page analysis (300 words) Link to Wikipedia page must be posted on forum for peer commentaryN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
Source Analysis - 2 sources (650 words) 1 each from La Trobe library data base search and from Advanced Google searchN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflection on digital identity (300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Wikipedia page analysis (300 words) Link to Wikipedia page must be posted on forum for peer commentaryN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
Source Analysis - 2 sources (650 words) 1 each from La Trobe library data base search and from Advanced Google searchN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflection on digital identity (300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Wikipedia page analysis (300 words) Link to Wikipedia page must be posted on forum for peer commentaryN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
Source Analysis - 2 sources (650 words) 1 each from La Trobe library data base search and from Advanced Google searchN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarolyn O'Dwyer

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Reflection on digital identity (300 words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Wikipedia page analysis (300 words) Link to Wikipedia page must be posted on forum for peer commentaryN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
Source Analysis - 2 sources (650 words) 1 each from La Trobe library data base search and from Advanced Google searchN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3