Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum Module 2: A Mobile Lens on the Internet

About this Module:

This module covers a brief overview of the development and evolution of the internet, the World Wide Web, and browsers. By the end of this module, participants will have a basic understanding of the internet and the World Wide Web.

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Prerequisites:

Module 1: Introduction to Mobile Information & Communication Technologies (ICTs)

Topics covered:

  • Development and evolution of the internet, the World Wide Web, and web browsers

Questions you will be able to answer at the end of this module:

  • What is the internet?
  • What is the World Wide Web?
  • What is the difference between the internet and the web?
  • How do I find information on the internet?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different ways to find information on the web?
  • How do I save and share information that I find on the web?

How long does this module take?

1 hour, 20 minutes (80 minutes)

Recommended citation:

Day, S. (2015). Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum Module 2 Guide: A Mobile Lens on the Internet. Seattle: Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies & the Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School.

Keywords:

mobile information literacy, information literacy, digital information literacy, digital literacy, mobile-centric, mobile-first, mobile phones, smart phones, Myanmar, ICTs, libraries, curriculum, training, training of trainers