EDC 344: Digital Literacy for Teaching and Learning
The goal of this course is to introduce basic digital skills that are needed to be productive citizens in the 21st century workforce. Students are expected to develop the skills they need to effectively integrate technology into their respective professional practices. This course is heavily hands-on. The digital skills students will acquire in this course are basic and practical. The tools students will learn and use include productivity tools, multimedia and website development tools, and Web 2.0 tools. We will also discuss related issues with regard to digital technology use in education as well as explore emerging technologies. An important goal of this course is to integrate technology into your specific content area, and therefore you will learn and apply various technology skills in a context suitable to your major. There is no pre-requisite requirement for taking the course.