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DIP1000 E-Literacy for Contemporary Society

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Open Access College
School or Department : Open Access College

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. current details of computer requirements can be found at //


The course guides students through a series of topics and real world situations, which will provide the initial foundation for computing skills necessary for successful transition into contemporary university studies, and also enable students to become competent and autonomous learners in the digital age. The course will review computer hardware components, a typical university computer based learning management system, computer-based communication, management and storage of information and a range of computing applications, including Open Source software.
Embedded within the course content will be the theme of student self-regulation of studying and learning. This will incorporate ideas, concepts and theories including academic self-efficacy, reflective practice and resilience.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 Online
Semester 2, 2011 Online