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In the classroom, workplace, or everyday life, the ability to locate and evaluate information for context, credibility, and accuracy is a 21st century success and survival skill. Information Literacy is the ability to think critically about information; to recognize when information is needed and have the skills to locate, evaluate and effectively use it.

 After the taking the Information Literacy Programme, participants will be able to:

  • Learn how to sieve and extract information
  • Develop crtical thinking and have the desire to explore and learn relevancy of information
  • Understand the social issues surrounding the use of information, and access and use information             ethically and legally
  • Develop global awareness and understanding of copyrights and plagiarisms that is taking place each     day
  • Identify the information that is being shown in advertisement that affects the purchasing decision and       how the advertisement does affects the consumers.
  • Understand how photography plays an important role in the world of information.
  • Assess options and make sound  decisions without compromising on the objective and the intended       messages that is to be shared

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