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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 or complete the tutorial to develop an understanding of digital literacy (Flash).
Using the single search box in Google is easy, but library databases often have multiple boxes.
Lots of resources are available to you from the library, and finding them could be easier than you think.
Primary, secondary or tertiary information sources; depending on the source type you could be reading or viewing an original work or a second or even third person’s interpretation.
There is so much information available today. Before using anything in your assignment, you’ll need to assess its reliability and accuracy.
You’ll be expected to participate in online discussions during your course. Now’s the time to think about your digital footprint.
Plagiarism; collusion; copyright; these words are used quite often at university, and it’s important you understand what this means for you.
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