Does text messaging hurt students’ ability to write? Is blogging real writing? Are e-books real books? In this course, participants explore the evolving meaning of literacy and gain the needed skills to reach contemporary students and prepare them to communicate effectively in the 21st century. Topics in the digital tools curriculum include electronic reading devices, blogs, Google Docs, wikis, text-messaging, Twitter, social networking, and digital storytelling tools. Participants integrate these tools into classroom instruction to promote and extend students’ multiple literacies.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grades K-12)
Course Materials: All materials for this course are included in the online course
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