DefinitionThe ability to locate, use, summarize, evaluate, create, and communicate information while using digital technologies and mobile platforms; and to engage safely and responsibly and ethically in online communities and networks.
Benchmark for AchievementThe graduate uses a range of digital resources to create media, and communicate work effectively with others in the “digital world” in a legally and ethically responsible manner.
At the Program LevelDigital literacy goes beyond simple information technology skills. Across the program there should be opportunities to use a variety of digital media applications and create a range of content with digital tools. Cultural and social issues related to internet-based technology tools, and the practice of legal and ethical behaviour while in digital spaces are discussed and highlighted.
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