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This Specialization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture, and providing you with practical strategies to apply to your studies. In this course, you will learn how to develop your Information & Digital Literacy Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Access and search for information efficiently and effectively using a variety of digital tools. 2. Critically evaluate the reliability of sources for an academic context. 3. Filter, manage and organize information from a wide variety of sources for use in academic study. 4. Demonstrate awareness of ethical issues related to academic integrity surrounding the access and use of information. 5. Understand how to use digital tools for referencing and attribution in order to avoid plagiarism. 6. Understand how to disseminate and communicate information in a professional way, including managing digital identity and building networks for learning and research....
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Introduction to Information & Digital Literacy at University

After this module you will be able to (1). Understand the structure and expectations of the course (2). Understand expectations about information and digital literacy within academic culture (3). Articulate the skills & dispositions needed to function effectively in the digital space (4). Demonstrate awareness of ethical issues related to academic integrity surrounding the access and use of information...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 44 min), 9 lectures, 8 quiz
Video7 vidéos
1.1a Welcome and Course Information4 min
1.1b Introduction to Example Essay Question4 min
1.2a Introduction to Academic Culture11 min
1.2b Introduction to Digital Literacy8 min
1.3 Survival Skills for University4 min
1.4 Academic Integrity8 min
Reading9 lectures
Information & Digital Literacy Overview & Learning Outcomes10 min
Information & Digital Literacy Assessment Overview10 min
Summative Peer Assessment10 min
Glossary of Terms10 min
Acknowledgements10 min
1.1 Learning Outcomes10 min
1.2 Learning Outcomes10 min
1.3 Learning Outcomes10 min
1.4 Learning Outcomes10 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
1.1 Practice Quiz6 min
1.2 Practice Quiz6 min
1.3 Practice Quiz6 min
1.4 Practice Quiz6 min
Summative Quiz - Module 110 min
Discussion Board Self-Assessment - Module 12 min

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Defining, Accessing & Searching for Information

After this module you will be able to (1). Define the characteristics of different kinds of information (2). Know where to look for information from various sources (3). Develop a search strategy and filter large numbers of search results effectively (4). Document and evaluate your search strategy...
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 52 min), 7 lectures, 8 quiz
Video9 vidéos
2.1b Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources7 min
2.1c Discipline Specific Information3 min
2.2a Common Information Sources at University5 min
2.2b Characteristics of Journal Articles6 min
2.3 Accessing Information (Experts)3 min
2.4a Defining an Information Need7 min
2.4b Developing a Search Strategy5 min
2.4c Documenting and Evaluating the Search Strategy6 min
Reading7 lectures
2.1 Learning Outcomes10 min
2.1b Information Types by Field10 min
2.2 Learning Outcomes10 min
2.2b How to Read a Journal Article in the Humanities10 min
2.2b How to Read a Journal Article in the Sciences10 min
2.3 Learning Outcomes10 min
2.4 Learning Outcomes10 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
2.1 Practice Quiz6 min
2.2 Practice Quiz6 min
2.3 Practice Quiz6 min
2.4 Practice Quiz8 min
Summative Quiz - Module 215 min
Discussion Board Self-Assessment - Module 21 min

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Critically Evaluating, Filtering & Managing Information

After this module you will be able to (1). Apply criteria to critically evaluate the reliability of sources for an academic context (2). Identify the factors that make a web resource reliable (3). Filter information effectively (4). Use file-naming conventions and appropriate software to effectively organize and store information...
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 54 min), 6 lectures, 8 quiz
Video9 vidéos
3.1b Critically Evaluating Web Resources5 min
3.1c Critically Evaluating Wikipedia (Screencast)6 min
3.2a Establishing Relevance7 min
3.2b Establishing Relevance5 min
3.3a Managing Information: Files6 min
3.3b Managing Information: Folders2 min
3.4a Processing and Coding: Steps 1 and 27 min
3.4b Processing and Coding: Step 34 min
Reading6 lectures
3.1 Learning Outcomes10 min
3.2 Learning Outcomes10 min
3.2b Supplementary Academic Articles10 min
3.3 Learning Outcomes10 min
3.3b Guides to File-naming Conventions and Folder Hierarchies10 min
3.4 Learning Outcomes10 min
Quiz6 exercices pour s'entraîner
3.1 Practice Quiz6 min
3.2 Practice Quiz6 min
3.3 Practice Quiz6 min
3.4 Practice Quiz8 min
Summative - Module 316 min
Discussion Board Self-Assessment - Module 32 min

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Referencing, Incorporating Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism

After this module you will be able to (1). Understand the consequences of plagiarism in the academic context (2). Use referencing conventions to appropriately cite a variety of information sources and avoid plagiarism (3). Understand how to incorportate ideas from sources into your work (4). Be familiar with different referencing software and evaluate it for your own purposes...
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 56 min), 5 lectures, 7 quiz
Video9 vidéos
4.2 Referencing & Attributing Resources6 min
4.3a Incorporating Sources3 min
4.3b Incorporating Sources: Quotes9 min
4.3c Paraphrasing and Summarising9 min
4.4a Referencing Software4 min
4.4b Mendeley3 min
4.4c Zotero4 min
4.4d EndNote3 min
Reading5 lectures
4.1 Learning Outcomes10 min
4.2 Learning Outcomes10 min
4.3 Learning Outcomes10 min
4.4 Learning Outcomes10 min
4.4a Referencing Software10 min
Quiz5 exercices pour s'entraîner
4.1 Practice Quiz6 min
4.2 Practice Quiz6 min
4.3 Practice Quiz6 min
Summative - Module 420 min
Discussion Board Self-Assessment - Module 42 min

Enseignant

Katherine Olston

Deputy Director (Digital Learning)
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching

À propos de The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading comprehensive research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. In 2015, we were ranked 45 in the QS World University Rankings, and 100 percent of our research was rated at above, or well above, world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia report....

À propos de la Spécialisation Academic Skills for University Success

Develop skills in information & digital literacy, problem-solving, critical thinking and communication. This Specialization is a high-level academic skills course designed to increase your level of academic preparedness prior to commencement of your studies in an English-medium university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture....
Academic Skills for University Success

Foire Aux Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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