EAD111 - Digital Literacy: Finding, Evaluating and Interpreting Information


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), CBD*, Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:






Incompatible with:

ASC160, AIX160, EAD102, EAD103

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class and 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials and responses in discussion forums


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


**Students enrolled in A250, E200 or A200 must enrol on the Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campuses or seek written permission from the Course Director for online enrolment

Students enrolled in courses other than A250, E200 or A200 must enrol online only


This unit will equip students with digital literacy skills for tertiary study and the workplace. Students will learn how to find, evaluate, use and disseminate digital information. Skills covered include using effective search strategies to find academic articles in online databases, presenting numerical data in table and graph forms, and produce digital resources that integrate material in a variety of formats. Students will also be familiarised with the principles for responsible online communication and online activity.

Unit Fee Information

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