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Information Literacy Guide

Learn all about different sources of information

Media and Information Literacy

Media literacy entails the capacity to access, analyse, evaluate, and craft diverse media content. It's a vital skill in today's digital era, enabling individuals to comprehend and navigate the extensive media landscape effectively. This proficiency involves understanding how media messages are constructed, critiquing their elements, and comprehending their purposes. Evaluating the credibility, accuracy, and reliability of media sources is crucial, especially with the prevalence of misinformation. Encouraging active creation of media content, it empowers individuals to become mindful producers. By fostering media literacy, individuals engage more meaningfully in civic life and make informed decisions in our information-rich society.

Health Literacy

Health Literacy: Health literacy is the ability to access, understand, and apply health-related information to make informed decisions about healthcare. It includes understanding medical terminology, interpreting health information, and navigating the healthcare system.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy: Financial literacy encompasses the knowledge and skills required to make informed and effective financial decisions. It involves understanding concepts like budgeting, saving, investing, managing debt, and comprehending financial products and services.

Support from Staffordshire University: Money-matters