Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will:

  1. Deepen awareness of yourself as a literate individual and reflect on your personal and social identity as an author in the home, workplace, for citizenship and daily life.
  2. Gain knowledge of how changes in society and technology are shaping approaches to writing, media production, multimodal media composition and media literacy in the context of K-12 and higher education, and in informal learning environments, including home, library and community
  3. Understand how digital media production practices for learning embody ideologies about the relative value of creativity, collaboration, authority, representation, power and social action.
  4. Strengthen reading comprehension, critical reading and synthesis skills in responding to texts in a variety of genres and forms.
  5. Appreciate the variety of instructional practices that are used in K-12, higher education and in informal learning to develop the digital and media literacy competencies of children, adolescents and adults.
  6. Develop digital media production technical competencies and the habits of mind associated with creative expression and communication.
  7. Deepen collaborative, organizational, problem-solving and leadership skills in working with others as a member of a creative production team.
  8. Gain a broader appreciation of the role of both scholarship and praxis in building an interdisciplinary knowledge community in digital literacy.

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