About the Learning Object

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This learning object "Concept of Information-related Competencies" is designed to introduce a diverse group of international students to the concept of information-related competencies.

This learning object was developed by Sirje Virkus within the Information and Knowledge Management Module of the Digital Library Learning Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Course in spring 2009.

This learning object has 20 hours of study time and it consists of:

  • Text-based and multimedia-based study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Assignments
  • References
  • Useful Links

Technical Requirements: no special software is required, only flash player (download Adobe Flash Player) is needed.

The Learning Object consists of the following topics:

  • The Information Literacy Movement
  • Definitions of Information Literacy
  • Alternative Terms
  • The Concepts of Competence and Skills
  • European Approaches to Information Literacy









Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives 3.0 License

Sirje Virkus, Tallinn University, 2009