Media and Digital Literacy

WWU Media and Digital Literacy Certificate

Now more than ever, teachers need to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that new literacies in the classroom require.  This certificate is for teachers and educators who want to learn how to implement new literacy practices in their school community, regardless of grade level or content area.

Learn to:

  • Teach more effectively in a 1:1 environment
  • Consume and produce digital media in all content areas
  • Create digital content for your classes
  • Be a tech leader in your school and community

 

Potential Outcomes:

  • Prepare technology integrated lessons
  • Produce a variety of digital media for your students (videos, memes, podcasts, etc.)
  • Develop a line of inquiry, curate resources, and create a multimedia presentation
  • Develop a technology integrated advocacy project

 

Course sequence:

  • Starting Summer 2019: Introduction to Emerging Technologies (5-day intensive summer course) – 4 Credits
  • Fall: Reading/Consuming information in a Digital Environment – (online) 4 Credits
  • Winter: Writing/Producing in a Digital Environment – (online) 4 Credits
  • Summer 2020: Leading and Learning with Technology (5-day summer intensive course) – 4 Credits

 

Summer session 2019 will run July 15th-19th from 9am-4pm in Haggard Hall 222 (in the corner of the library). Bring a laptop (if you have one) and a charging cable. 

Bonus: All 16 credits from this certificate could transfer toward a Master’s in Language and Literacy.

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