Digital Literacy 2.0

Course Description

A multidisciplinary course about knowledge management in the 21st Century: tools, acquisition, evaluation, synthesis, formatting, presentation, and sharing. Essential digital skills to participate in the collaborative learning, work, and social environments of Web 2.0.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discover information through the use of digital tools.
  • Critically evaluate information for accuracy, bias, and reliability by reporting the results of an Internet quest.
  • Produce a rich media digital project.
  • Develop and maintain a profile on a social networking site.
  • Compare Web 2.0 resources (blogs, wikis, and social networking sites), by identifying their relevance, utility, and message factors.
  • Create proper in-text citations and bibliographic references in APA and MLA styles, using online source materials.
  • Apply copyright laws for using and repurposing digital content.

Prerequisites

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