Unit 1: Digital Literacies for Online Learning (LiDA101)
In this unit we explore why digital literacies are important for learning online. You will learn how to create a personal course blog, find appropriate open resources, and reflect on your level of digital literacy. Digital Literacies for Online Learning (LiDA101) is the first of four micro-courses in the Learning in a Digital Age course.
Completing this unit should take approximately 30 hours (excluding time to prepare an optional assessment portfolio for formal credit).
"The future lies in personal learning networks and paths, learning that blends experiential and digital approaches, and free and open-source educational models."
—Anya Kamenetz, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
Assessment Competency: Apply digital tools effectively to demonstrate learning literacies including researching, producing, analysing and presenting information for tertiary education purposes.