EDU 934 Digital Information and Media Fluency
Understanding how to manage digital information is a requisite skill for educators of all kinds. Recognizing information needs, locating and evaluating appropriate resources and using digital resources ethically and effectively ensures that teachers can, in turn, nurture these critical skills in their learners.
Information fluency (locating, accessing, evaluating, curating, sharing and ethically using digital media) is a critical skill set needed in both students and teachers working in digital learning environments. This course fosters the development and refinement of these skills with practical and relevant activities for discovery and evaluation of digital resources (both traditional and user-generated), including essential resources and tools for judging the reliability of information, leveraging social media, and digital curation for professional workflow and sharing of resources.
*Participants in this course will have a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
Course formerly titled "Digital Information Fluency"
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I gathered a tremendous amount of resources that I was not familiar with before. Many of these I can use right now with my students. Dr. Boyer gave great feedback and guidance throughout the course.C.B., Librarian
This course made me think of things in a different way.A.C., Reading Specialist
I learned so much that I can directly use in my classroom.N.C.
High impactj.f., Social Studies Teacher
I see myself using the Custom Search Engines and curation in my classes to help my students learn how to search and stay organized.J.H.
It’s going to be something I use in my classroom instruction on a daily basis.D.H., Special Education Teacher
The part of the course that was most valuable was the peer review and reflection. I really liked that we had peer reviews built into the requirements.R.L.
Learned so many new ways to find really credible info.J.Z.
I learned about many tools for evaluation and curation.J.S., Librarian
Great instructor Great lessons and the resources were invaluable The discussion posts were very helpful for me professionally as wellM.S., Librarian
Great course, learned a ton of useful tools for the classroom.J.W.
The resources shared by the instructor (curation tools, creative commons sources, etc.) and the assignments were useful for work and could be put into practice right awayM.S., Librarian
I plan on creating more instructional videos in the future and possibly try out a flipped class.G.D., Tech Specialist
DIF was relevant, enlightening and both personally and professionally beneficialJ.C., World Languages Teacher
Very organized and super informative!N.C.
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|Online||Oct 04, 2021 9:12 AM||Sep 23, 2021 9:12 AM||Fall|