Digital literacy tutorials

Digital literacy is one of eight Deakin University Graduate Learning Outcomes, and is defined as using technologies to find, use and disseminate information. Watch the following video.


Determine the key concepts

Using key concepts is the best way to start your search.

Develop a search strategy

Once you've identified keywords and concepts, you can begin to develop a search strategy.


Know the formats of information

Information can come in many different formats. Knowing what kind information can be found in a book, an article or in the news can help with your searching.

Evaluate information critically

There is so much information available today. Before using anything in your assignment, you'll need to assess its reliability and accuracy.