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Course Code: LIDA101

What’s it about?
Learning in a Digital Age (LiDA) is about learning on the Internet and we recommend that any learner embarking on tertiary study in today’s world should take this free course. Digital literacies for online learning is the first of four LiDA micro-courses, where you will learn and apply the digital and academic literacies necessary for successful learning in the 21st century in a higher education context.

What will I learn?
In this micro-course you will:

Gain insights into what digital and academic literacies mean for learning in a digital age.
Develop digital skills to establish and maintain an online personal learning environment.
Apply advanced online search strategies to locate open access resources in support of your learning.
Learn how to evaluate the legitimacy, credibility and reliability of online resources for academic study.
Learn how to use a range of digital tools and corresponding literacies to support tertiary learning in a digital age.
Apply your digital and academic literacies to publish an academic essay on a topic of your choice.

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Digital citizenship

Explore the concept of digital citizenship and apply this knowledge to learning online and the contemporary workplace

Course Code: LIDA102

What’s it about?
Learning in a Digital Age (LiDA) is about learning on the Internet and we recommend that any learner embarking on tertiary study in today’s world should take this free course. Digital citizenship is the second of four LiDA micro-courses, where you will develop a positive digital online identity in support of learning commensurate with good practice for privacy, security and interpersonal communications.

What will I learn?
In this microcourse you will:

Gain an understanding of the dimensions of digital citizenship for work and learning in the 21st century and how these differ from the off-line environment.
Outline the rights and responsibilities of a digital citizen.
Expand your online learning network by adopting a proactive approach to improving your web presence to support and engage in learning in a digital age.
Apply good online hygiene practices to ensure your privacy and security in digital environments.
Evaluate a range of digital media, technologies and communities appropriate for supporting learning.
Gain an understanding of the implications of digital technology for your future career.
Describe societal issues and problematic online behaviours which have emerged in the digital world and how to deal with these challenges in an ethical manner.
Develop a positive digital identity and digital footprint for learning

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Open education, copyright and open licensing in a digital world

Harness the potential of open education in pursuit of your own learning goals while adhering to the requirements of copyright in a digital world.

Course Code: LIDA103

What’s it about?
Learning in a Digital Age (LiDA) is about learning on the Internet and we recommend that any learner embarking on tertiary study in today’s world should take this free course. Open education, copyright and open licensing in a digital world is the third of four LiDA micro-courses, where you will learn to effectively apply knowledge of copyright, open licensing and license remix compatibility utilising open education practices to support tertiary learning in a global digital context.

What will I learn?
In this micro-course you will:

Discuss the implications of why open matters for learning in a digital age.
Define what constitutes an open educational resource (OER)
Identify implications of OER for solving real-world problems and learning in a digital age.
Gain knowledge of how copyright works in a digital world.
Apply knowledge of the scope, rights, protections, exceptions, and, transfer of copyright.
Interpret and apply knowledge of the Public Domain, Creative Commons open licenses and legal remix compatibility for derivative works.
Explore additional dimensions of openness for learning in a digital age.

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Critical media literacies and associated digital skills

Explore the concept of media literacy and apply this knowledge to access, analyse, evaluate and create digital media

Course Code: LIDA104

What’s it about?
Learning in a Digital Age (LiDA) is about learning on the Internet and we recommend that any learner embarking on tertiary study in today’s world should take this free course. Critical media literacies and associated digital skills is the fourth of four LiDA micro-courses, where you will develop critical media literacy skills and use multimodal communication to express outputs of learning effectively in a digital online environment.

What will I learn?
In this micro-course you will:

Define media literacy and what it means for learning in a digital age.
Analyse a recent press release from a critical media perspective.
Analyse contemporary news considering how the medium and publisher influences the message.
Apply web literacy skills for online fact-checking
Apply skills in using digital media for creating a multimodal presentation to support learning

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