Enhancing Students’ Tertiary Blended Learning Experience Through Embedding Digital Information Literacy


  • Bettina Kathrin Schwenger Unitec Institute of Technology




blended, learning, online, information, literacy


This article argues that integrating practices of digital information literacy can support a learner-centred, developmental blended learning experience. It considers the consequences of blended learning delivery for teachers and students and how the affordances of such delivery might benefit digital information literacy development. Additionally, the article aims to contribute to a discussion about the design of blended learning for digital information literacy development in tertiary institutions.

Author Biography

Bettina Kathrin Schwenger, Unitec Institute of Technology

Bettina Schwenger is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Advisor at Te Puna Ako, the Centre for Learning and Teaching at Unitec Institute of Technology. She supports colleagues in exploring how integrating digital academic/tertiary literacy can foster learner-centred, developmental blended learning and teaching.



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