Learning in a digital age

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Develop the skills and confidence to become a competent and autonomous learner in a digital age

Learning in a Digital Age ​is a free, online, open education course where you will build the digital literacies to succeed with learning on the Internet. It comprises four micro-courses:
  1. Digital literacies for online learning (LiDA101)
  2. Digital citizenship (LiDA102)
  3. Open education, copyright and open licensing in a digital world (LiDA103)
  4. Critical media literacies and associated digital skills (LiDA104)
Benefits of taking this free course include opportunities to:
  • Become digitally fluent in learning on the Internet for academic purposes.
  • Earn digital badges and / or certificates for participation in these micro-courses.
  • Enhance career prospects by earning stackable Edubits micro-credentials certifying your digital literacies in various aspects of learning in a digital age.
  • Gain academic credit towards designated OERu qualifications.

Choose a micro-course and get started today!

You can choose to study one or more of the four micro-courses in any sequence depending on your personal interests and needs.

If this is your first OERu course, we recommend that you start with the Digital Literacies for Online Learning (LiDA101) micro-course to familiarise yourself with the OERu platform. 

Let us know your preferences by completing the online form and we'll send the course instructions for your selected course via email. Enjoy your learning!


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Digital Literacies for Online Learning (LiDA101)
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Digital Citizenship (LiDA102)
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Open Education, Copyright and Open Licensing in a Digital World (LidA103)
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Critical Media Literacies and Associated Digital Skills (LiDA104)

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LiDA101: Smartphone and social media by Geralt dedicated to the public domain via CC0.  
LiDA102: Tablet and social media by Geralt dedicated to the public domain via CC0.  
LiDA103: Copyright by Neil Youngson / Alpha Stock Images licensed underCC-BY-SA 3.0.  
LiDA104:  TV and wall paper by AlexAntropov86 dedicated to the public domain via CC0.