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.  The Media and Digital Literacy 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 2020: Introduction to Emerging Technologies (5-day intensive summer course) – 4 Credits
    • Summer session 2020 will run July 20-24th from 9am-4pm in Haggard Hall 222 (in the corner of the library). Bring a laptop (if you have one) and a charging cable. 
  • Fall: Reading/Consuming information in a Digital Environment – (online) 4 Credits
  • Winter: Writing/Producing in a Digital Environment – (online) 4 Credits
  • Spring: Leading and Learning with Technology (5 in-person Saturdays) – 4 Credits


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

How to apply: 


Tuition and Fees: