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

  • There are no upcoming dates


    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.


    For more information, email or phone 01235 822242.