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Digital Citizenship and Information Literacy (Spring 2023) is a Course

Digital Citizenship and Information Literacy (Spring 2023)

Mar 9, 2023 - Apr 19, 2023

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 About Digital Citizenship & Information Literacy

This six-week course will demonstrate Utah school leaders' competencies to create a school atmosphere that values the rights, responsibilities, and opportunities of living, learning, and working in an interconnected digital world. Focusing on some of the best digital citizenship and information literacy resources out today, this course will deepen participants’ understanding of how these two areas overlap in society and the curriculum already being taught in their buildings. Leaders participating in this course will get the opportunity to explore resources, skills, and strategies that can help teachers create positive online experiences for students that foster responsible contribution, empathetic engagement, and critical consumption. Finally, participants will learn about and explore digital tools & content curated by the state to best support their digital citizenship and information literacy standards in their respective districts. 

Participants: Principals, Assistant Principals, Executive Directors
Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Online with required 3 virtual sessions (via zoom)
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: EdTech Leadership Endorsement


 Expected Learning Outcomes

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 Final Assessment Project

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 Education Technology Endorsement

Through the completion of the Ed Tech Endorsement for School Leaders, UT leaders will understand the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for teachers to implement Utah’s Edtech competencies and will be equipped with the tools needed to create a culture and supportive environment where high-quality instruction will flourish. By earning this competency-based endorsement, leaders will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and learn from peers while creating a plan for strengthening their school learning community.  

The Full Ed Tech Endorsement for Schools Leaders will require the completion of four online, competency-based courses. Each course will align with one of the Utah Ed Tech Endorsement Competencies Strands for educators as follows: 

  1. Foundation of Instructional Design for School Leaders
  2. Supporting 21st Century Learners
  3. Digital Citizenship and Information Literacy
  4. Professional Growth and Leadership