Equipping business graduates with digital literacy skills can help to enhance their employability and careers. Contextualising digital literacy to the relevant discipline and, aligned with industry expectations can help them navigate through the multiple demands of living, learning and working in a digital 21st century society. This paper draws on a pilot exemplar of the challenges in course design to explicitly embed, develop and assess students on attainment of digital literacy skills in business education. As part of the pilot, and through a cross-functional team, an innovative, media-rich and interactive Digital Literacy Module (DLM) with strong learning design based on authentic activities and scenario-based learning was developed and implemented. Insights presented here will be of value to course leads, curriculum designers, educational technologists and other practitioners to help with embedding digital literacy in higher education.
|Title of host publication||ASCILITE 2018 : Conference Proceedings of the 35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education|
|Subtitle of host publication||Open Oceans: Learning without borders|
|Editors||Malcolm Campbell, Julie Willems, Chie Adachi, Damian Blake, Iain Doherty, Siva Krishnan, Susie Macfarlane, Leanne Ngo, Marcus O’Donnell, Stuart Palmer, Lynn Riddell, Ian Story, Harsh Suri, Joanna Tai|
|Place of Publication||Tugun, Qld|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Event||35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2018 - Geelong, Australia|
Duration: 25 Nov 2018 → 28 Nov 2018
|Conference||35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2018|
|Period||25/11/18 → 28/11/18|
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- Business education
- Digital literacy
- Education technology