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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Understand information seeking as a process and apply this process to everyday information queries.
2. Appreciate the structural characteristics of subject literatures and communication dynamics within research and professional communities.
3. Identify the characteristics of a selected range of information resources, including social media.
4. Identify, locate, evaluate, use, and manage information resources effectively in problem solving.
5. Apply information and digital competencies to participation in and evaluation of collaborative authorship.
Topics may include:
*Digital information seeking, management, evaluation, and use
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Portfolio: Exercises and activities offered throughout the module, culminating in an end-of-term quiz.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Collaborative production of a Wikipedia biography. Students are graded individually.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Feedback on project will occur at the end of the module. Feedback on test assessment and e-activities will occur automatically in Brightspace.
|Online Learning||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Fri 09:00 - 09:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Wed 10:00 - 10:50|