Digital Literacies 1 & 2: a free and open online course

posted May 18, 2013, 7:01 AM by Liane St. Laurent
Digital Literacies 1 begins on July 8 and will explore ethical, effective, and efficient use of web-based tools in the classroom. This is a self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) supported through TechSets, the California Department of Education and the San Diego County Office of Education. Visit the TechSets web site to read ore or register: http://www.techsets.org/Article.aspx?p=dl_mooc

Additional topics include:
  • Web-based and other electronic tools
  • The grammar of the Internet
  • Ways for using digital information ethically, efficiently, and effectively
  • Advanced online search literacy tactics
  • How to use electronic devices more efficiently
  • Frameworks for digital education literacy
  • Various digital literacy curricula for use with students and other stakeholders
Digital Literacies 2 will begin in mid- to late September. Topics include:
  • The use of Creative Commons license
  • The use of Web 2.0 tools
  • Ways to apply Google Applications for EDU
  • Using mobile technologies for teaching and learning
  • Techniques for developing non-linear presentations
  • Methods for using Quick Response (QR) codes in teaching and learning
  • The use of digital cameras
  • Developing blogs and websites
  • Producing podcasts


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