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Blended Learning Conference - Hobbs, Coiro, Friesem

Renee Hobbs, Julie Coiro and Yonty Friesem talk about digital literacy and their efforts to advance the professional competencies of educators, librarians and media professionals.

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Blended Learning Conference - Hobbs, Coiro, Friesem

  1. 1. Renee Hobbs Julie Coiro Jonathan Friesem University of Rhode Island Growing a Digitally Literate State
  2. 2. PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING  Learn how professional development in digital literacy can advance teaching and learning across Rhode Island and support the development of a leadership cadre of educators to advance the field.  View and discuss videos reflecting different approaches to teacher education in digital literacy in Rhode Island.  Gain insight on innovative approaches to professional development, including university-school partnerships, and see the real-world impact of teachers who are empowered as creative instructional designers. Goals for Today’s Session
  3. 3. Growing a Digitally Literate State 1. Summer Institute in Digital Literacy 2. Graduate Certificate Program in Digital Literacy 3. University-District Partnerships 4. Research Collaborations with Educators 5. Creative Collaboration with Cultural Orgs 6. Community Outreach in Digital & Media Literacy
  4. 4. www.mediaeducationlab.com
  5. 5. SKILLS & ABILITIES ➢ Computer Use and Knowledge ➢ ICT Skills & Digital Skills LITERACY ➢ Online Reading & New Literacies ➢ Media Production / Youth Media ➢ Coding TEACHING WITH ➢ Technology Integration ➢ Digital Learning ➢ Blended Learning ➢ Connected Learning TEACHING ABOUT ➢ Information Literacy ➢ Media Literacy ➢ Internet Safety & Digital Citizenship expanding variety of approaches and terms
  6. 6. expanding the concept of text
  7. 7. ACCESS expanding the concept of literacy
  8. 8. expanding the concept of literacy open access multitasking transmediation curation play data ownership identity representation privacy addiction
  9. 9. PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING When students can access, the power of choice activates intellectual curiosity When students can analyze, they have critical autonomy – control over their interpretations When students compose media, the discover the power of collaboration as a key dimension of human creativity When students reflect, they consider the impact of their communication on themselves and others and develop a sense of social responsibility When students act, they use of the power of information and communication to make a difference in the world Digital Literacy
  10. 10. Summer Institute in Digital Literacy July 26 – 31, 2015 Providence RI www.mediaeducationlab.com
  11. 11. 70% rated it the best professional development of their career, giving it a 10 on a 10-point scale
  12. 12. Summer Institute in Digital Literacy
  13. 13. Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy A 12-credit graduate program that enables educators, librarians and media professionals to acquire the knowledge and skills required for full participation in a read/write culture where active participation in a knowledge community requires the skillful use, creation and sharing of digital texts, tools and technologies.
  14. 14. Program Goals Deepen your ability to read and critically analyze the wide variety of texts available online and learn practical strategies that you can share with others Gain experience in composing texts using digital media tools that facilitate the use of language, image, sound and interactivity for digital sharing in global networked spaces Understand how digital media texts, tools and technologies reshape the nature of knowledge, impact personal and social relationships, and alter organizational practices in the workplace, school and community Work collaboratively with educators, librarians and media professionals to design and create learning environments where digital media resources are accessed, analyzed and created in ways that contribute to learning Develop and apply leadership and change management skills that enable them to promote and implement best practices in digital literacy education through direct impact in the community or workplace Cultivate habits of mind that support an expanded conceptualization of literacy as it applies to digital media environments, including tenacity, reflection, creativity, flexibility, and lifelong learning.
  15. 15. Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy Summer Institute in Digital Literacy ONLINE COURSE: Digital Literacy and Learning ONLINE COURSE: Seminar in Digital Authorship Lifelong Learning Summer Institute in Digital Literacy LEADERSHIP TRACK
  16. 16. Online Dialogues with FlipGrid
  17. 17. Weekly Google Hangouts
  18. 18. Twitter Chat
  19. 19. #Digigansett Catalyst Teachers Start Something
  20. 20. DigitalLiteracy inNewport
  21. 21. Research Collaborations
  22. 22. Creative Collaborations with Cultural Organizations
  23. 23. Growing a Digitally Literate State 1. Summer Institute in Digital Literacy 2. Graduate Certificate Program in Digital Literacy 3. University-District Partnerships 4. Research Collaborations with Educators 5. Creative Collaboration with Cultural Orgs 6. Community Outreach in Digital & Media Literacy
  24. 24. Teachers are Powerful Communicators
  25. 25. Teachers are Powerful Communicators
  26. 26. PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING  University faculty are co-learners as we develop new knowledge in the design, implementation and assessment of professional development in digital literacy  Our approach is rooted in an expanded conceptualization of literacy – not specifically focused on ed tech technology tools  We value the inquiry process and use it in all aspects of our teaching and learning  We aim to advance teachers’ ability to be creative instructional designers of learning environments  We emphasize leadership in digital literacy by empowering educators, librarians and media professionals as change agents in their communities Key Ideas
  27. 27. www.mediaeducationlab.com

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