Postgraduate Course: Information literacies for online learning (EDUA11152)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is aimed at teachers, trainers and other practitioners within post-compulsory education who wish to meet the challenges of the ever-growing electronic information world and to develop their own understanding of information literacy. The course will seek to develop the information literacies of the participants, and assist them to foster such literacies in the students, learners and clients in their own field.
On completion of the course, participants will have gained a broad overview of how information literacy has become a key issue in education and training, what digital resources can offer in terms of the delivery and support of learning programmes, and how teaching, learning and research is affected by their engagement with these resources.
Students from outwith the Digital Education programme wishing to enrol for this course or take it on a 'class only' basis must liaise directly with the course secretary before enrolling.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
An introduction to digital environments for learning (EDUA11110)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Students will be required to have regular access to a networked computer, and will be responsible for providing their own computing equipment and consumables. Broadband is recommended.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| On completion of the course participants will be able to:
critically evaluate and use a range of current online information resources
engage with the possibilities and limitations of information technologies
examine and develop both their own information-seeking practices and those of their students, clients or co-workers
demonstrate a critical understanding of the constraints of human information processing and cognitive and learning styles on the use of online information resources
support students, learners and clients in the context of the information explosion and the crisis in scholarly communication
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||The course will be delivered flexibly and online.
|Keywords||e-learning, information skills
|Course organiser||Ms Marshall Dozier
Tel: (0131 6)50 3688
|Course secretary||Ms Angela Hunter
Tel: (0131 6)51 1196