Developing digital capability: digital media and information literacy

Gain a better understanding of the importance of information literacy and how to develop your own media and content.

  • Online
  • One standalone session, or part of a series of six themed courses
  • Two hours
  • £95 - £150 + VAT

This course will be held on

  • 11 March 2024

    • Online
    • 15:00 – 17:00


This two-hour interactive online workshop, is designed to help you understand the basics of information and media literacy. It will cover the tools and techniques to consider when creating various forms of media, as well as how to find and assess credible information and resources.

By the end of the workshop, you will have a better understanding about the importance of information literacy in your role and for your learners, as well as guidance when developing your own media and content. You will also receive a list of resources that you can use to continue your learning journey beyond the workshop.


  • Gain confidence and knowledge around digital media and information literacy
  • Share good practice and learn from others
  • Take away materials and skills for further independent learning
  • Create ideas for activities to carry out with learners and/or staff members

Who should attend

This workshop is aimed at teaching practitioners, learning technologists, library and learning resource staff and professional services staff.

Training outcomes

  • Explore Jisc’s definitions of media and information literacy
  • Identify sources of information and media
  • Consider the copyright/intellectual property of media and information
  • Discuss how to evaluate media and information in terms of its provenance, relevance, value and credibility


  • Jisc member - £95 + VAT
  • Non-member not-for-profit - £115 + VAT
  • Other organisations - £150 + VAT

Member types and VAT information

  • Jisc members - typically publicly funded FE, HE and research institutions
  • Non-members - Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers
  • VAT - is charged at 20% of the value of the service. If you are a member of Jisc’s VAT-exempt cost sharing group, and you are able to provide confirmation of the exact taxable/exempt use of the service, we will be able to reduce the amount of VAT chargeable to reflect the taxable business use proportion of the service only. This additional information is required as a result of a change to HMRC policy. Please contact if you require more information


For more information, email or phone 01235 822242.