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This free online course by Deakin University explores skills, trends and issues in digital literacy. You’ll also discover how to benchmark and evidence your digital literacy skills, which can help you to advance in your career. In an increasingly digitised world, digital literacy is now just as important as traditional literacy.

So, it’s no surprise that employer demand for skills in this area has surged.

Digital literacy is about using technology to find, use and share information. It’s also about understanding the importance of privacy, security and assessing the credibility of information.

Topics covered:

  • The role of digital literacy in jobs of today and the future
  • What digital literacy skills employers are looking for and why
  • Trends, issues and opportunities related to the use of digital technologies in the workplace
  • Practical strategies for improving digital literacy
  • How to benchmark your digital literacy skills against international qualifications frameworks
  • Methods for evidencing your expertise in digital literacy using Deakin’s Professional Practice credential criteria.

More information and enrolment

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