Course Title: Develop and use information literacy skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3311

Course Title: Develop and use information literacy skills

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou / Bloss Robertson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254488

Course Contact Email: /

Course Description

This unit covers the competencies and performance outcomes to develop information literacy skills to source and  evaluate specific information and prepare and present the information.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This module must be co-delivered and assessed with at least of the language (Listening and Speaking or Reading and Writing) units from the certificates in EAL.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CULINL301A Develop and use information literacy skills


1. Source information to meet specific needs

2. Evaluate information against needs

3. Prepare and present information to meet needs

4. Develop own information literacy skills

Learning Outcomes

This unit will develop information literacy skills through sourcing and evaluating information for specific needs and prepare and present the information

Overview of Assessment

This course is part of a full-time integrated program. You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent.

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessments will include:

direct observation of classroom based practical activities
on line language learning activities
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

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If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.