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Digital Literacies - essential skills for today

Digital Literacy is related to one of your Graduate Attributes (Apply Technology) at USC.

Question: What is Digital Literacy?

Answer: Your ability to use, navigate and understand technology, hardware and software.


If you have digital literacy skills, you will know:

  • when to use particular technology
  • how to use particular technology
  • how to navigate a program or website
  • how to work out what technology does
  • how to make the best use of technology for your need.

Digital Literacy can help you:

  • make better use of technology
  • learn to use new technology
  • understand how technology can be a positive part of your life
  • gain new skills
  • function better in the workplace, University and life.

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