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Learning outcomes

Having studied this unit you should be able to:

  • develop a strategy for using skills in information literacy over an extended period of time;

  • monitor progress and adapt your strategy as necessary, to achieve the quality of outcomes required.

  • evaluate your overall strategy and present outcomes from your work, including citations and a bibliography.

Introduction

This key skill develops your information literacy (IL) skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle all of this section you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give you enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, and to monitor and evaluate your progress.

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Learning outcomes

Having studied this unit you should be able to:

  • develop a strategy for using information technology skills over an extended period of time;

  • monitor your progress and adapt your strategy as necessary, to achieve the quality of outcomes required;

  • evaluate your overall strategy and present the outcomes from your work.

Introduction

This key skill develops your information technology (IT) skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle all of this key skill, you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give yourself enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, to monitor your progress and evaluate your strategy and present outcomes.

Skills in information technology cover a broad range, from using software unitages to developing a c
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