The course covers Information Literacy, Network Literacy and Social Media Literacy which means you will cover such things as knowledge and skills in using and understanding information. To make sense of the changes in society that are being caused by the ‘information age’, which we are currently experiencing. You will gain skills in using a wide range of information tools to help you work with, and take advantage of, information in your personal, social and work life.
You will use and gain an understanding of various social media platforms. While most people use social media to some extent, the background to social media (what it is, how it came about, etc) is little known. Also, the implications of the use of social media are not well understood. These implications can affect your employment or relationships.
You will gain the essential knowledge and skills about network devices, such as smartphones and PCs, and network systems, such as the internet, so that you are able to confidently use these devices on a daily basis for personal or social purposes.