Information literacy

Alternate Term Label:
Civic online reasoning
Information education
ICT literacy
NARROWER TERMS:
Report

COVID-19: Australian news and misinformation

This report is based on a national online survey of 2,196 Australians aged 18 and older, conducted between 18 and 22 April 2020. It examines how and where Australians are getting information about COVID-19, which sources they find trustworthy and what impact the intense news...
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Prevention in the age of information: public education for better health

Tackling preventative illness must remain a top priority for the government in the 2020s. This report argues that the UK government must deliver a paradigm shift in prevention policy from interventions that ‘blame and punish’ to those that ‘empathise and assist.’ The aim of prevention...
Briefing paper

How prepared are teachers and schools to face the changes to learning caused by the coronavirus pandemic?

Insights from TALIS 2018 shed light on the level of preparedness of teachers and schools to adjust to new ways of working in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. This will allow education systems to learn from the crisis and be better prepared for the...
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Preparing for life in a digital age

Reports on an international study of the extent to which young people have developed computer and information literacy (CIL) to support their capacity to participate in the digital age.
Fact sheet

Digital inclusion and COVID-19: CSI response

Australia’s response to containing COVID-19 needs us to be more digitally connected than ever. This fact sheet focuses on the need for access, affordability and improved ability.
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Phishing risks in a university student community

As individuals become increasingly connected to the virtual world, the avenues for exploitation by cybercriminals also increase. This study explores the influence of scam type, cybercrime awareness, gender, IT competence and perceived internet safety on susceptibility to email scams.
Briefing paper

Uptake of legal self-help resources: what works, for whom and for what?

While technology and the way information is available to people have changed markedly since the Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey was conducted in 2008, this paper reports important evidence concerning Australians’ use of self-help resources (SHRs) for legal problems at that time based on new analysis...
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Source hacking: media manipulation in practice

Online media manipulators often use specific techniques to hide the source of the false and problematic information they circulate. The authors label this strategy “source hacking.” Typically used during breaking news events, source hacking targets journalists and other influential public figures to pick up falsehoods...
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Measuring Australia’s digital divide: the Australian digital inclusion index 2019

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusion: access, affordability, and digital ability. It shows how these dimensions change over time, according to people’s social and economic circumstances, as well as across geographic locations. This 2019 ADII report incorporates data collected...
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Democratic defense against disinformation 2.0

Foreign interference in democratic elections has put disinformation at the forefront of policy in Europe and the United States. The second edition of Democratic defense against disinformation takes stock of how governments, multinational institutions, civil-society groups, and the private sector have responded to the disinformation...