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About InfoLit for U: Information Literacy MOOC

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About InfoLit for U: Information Literacy MOOC

Do you know what is the most critical skill to succeed in your university studies and in conducting outstanding research?

It is all related to an important competence: Information Literacy (InfoLit, IL). That is how to find, evaluate and use information wisely.

InfoLit for U, a self-paced, non-credit bearing MOOC designed by the library of all 8 UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong, is suitable for students in all years of undergraduate study.

Structure of the course (1.5 - 2 hours per module)

The course includes two main parts: "Inquiry & Research" Module and 8 Discipline related elective modules.

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"Inquiry & Research" Module 
In this "Not only search skills: What is InfoLit for U - study & career?"you will learn how to use information for university-level inquiry work through 5 sections:

•          Think & plan: the "Info Needs" of your research

•          Don't find answers: Search for ideas to develop ideas 

•          Not just filter: Evaluate ideas to form new ideas 

•          Never list them: Connect ideas to create your own idea 

•          Stay hungry: Join & learn from communities 

Discipline modules

With the 8 discipline-related elective modules, each one designed by a participating university library, dive deeper into the journey and they will help you to find, evaluate, and create high-quality outputs for tasks relating to the following disciplines:

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  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business & Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

Achievement Certificate

An achievement certificate will be issued by this MOOC if participants successfully complete the “Check your understanding” questions of the "Inquiry & Research" module plus at least one of the 8 discipline-related modules with 70% or above correct rate.

 

 

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Introduction Video on Youtube

How to enroll to MOOC: InfoLit for U

Create a KEEP Account & Enroll to InfoLit for U

1. To start: https://account.keep.edu.hk/account/signup

2. Click "University account" at the bottom

Create KEEP Account

 

3. Click "University account" at the bottom

InfoLit for U enrollment process

4. Choose “The Chinese University of Hong Kong” and click "Select“

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5. You will be prompted to log in with your CUHK login

InfoLit for U enrollment process

6. Create your own username

InfoLit for U enrollment process

7. Click “Accept”. Your KEEP Account is created

InfoLit for U enrollment process

8. Search "InfoLit for U" and enroll!

InfoLit for U enrollment process