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Digital Fluency Course. Module 1: Digital Fundamentals

The aim of the course is to progress beyond the conventional notion of digital or computer literacy in order to become “fluent” in the digital workplace. The first topic reminds us of basic computer concepts and operations. We then move on to internet fundamentals, which covers recommended techniques of searching for information, and introduces useful web-based applications. The third topic concerns making good use of your virtual learning environment, using Moodle as an example.

Connect to and surf the internet

This page aims to provide a library of resources and activities that can be used to support learning how to connect to and use the internet

New Approaches to Openness - Beyond Open Educational Resources

This chapter begins by discussing the characteristics of social and participatory media and considers their implications for learning, teaching and research. The notion of openness is then considered and different facets of open practices across learning, teaching and research are considered.

OER in Africa - The What and the How

This presentation by Tessa Welch to the Unisa Teaching and Learning Festival provides an overview of OER, copyright matters and on how to find OER.

World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report 2010: Monitoring the WSIS Targets - A Mid-Term Review

The main objective of the report is to provide policy-makers with a comprehensive assessment of what has been achieved so far, and what remains to be done. Besides highlighting actual progress and trends since WSIS, the report also proposes quantitative i

Enhancing Learning via the Internet: The Internet Agricultural Bank Simulation Game

This poster highlights features of the internet version of the Oklahoma Agricultural Bank Simulation Game and reports results of pre and post tests of undergraduate students playing the game at Louisiana State University and Oklahoma State University.

Connect to and surf the internet

This page aims to provide a library of resources and activities that can be used to support learning how to connect to and use the internet

Living with the Internet: online shopping

Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best w

Using a computer for study

The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This unit will help you assess the benefits of information technology, providing guidance on the protocols for using email, onlin

Using a computer for study

The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This unit will help you assess the benefits of information technology, providing guidance on the protocols for using email, onlin