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Intermediate Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Design aesthetics

  • Ethically using media (images, audio, and video)

  • Creating multimedia projects

Skills you will gain

Media LiteracyCommunicationGraphic DesignDesign ThinkingMultimedia
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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The State University of New York

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Foundations of Digital Literacy

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
9 readings
Competencies of Digital Literacy5m
Infographic: The Seven Elements of Digital Literacies 5m
Video: The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies - Doug Belshaw at TEDxWarwick12m
Supplemental Articles (optional)
Digital Citizenship by definition(s)5m
Video: Our Connected Culture3m
Infographic- "Citizenship in the Digital Age"10m
"9 Elements of Digital Citizenship"10m
Listen - 3 Things Every Teacher Must Know About Digital Citizenship13m
1 practice exercise
Module 1: Digital Literacy & Digital Citizenship30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Accessing Digital Information

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Building a Search4m
9 readings
Digital Artifacts/Digital Objects10m
Search Strategies (with examples)5m
Everything Creative Commons15m
What is Public Domain?10m
Video - Finding Free Images with Google7m
Activity - Finding Reusable Art25m
Searching for Statistics10m
Questions to Ask When Looking at Data5m
Places You Can Find Data and Statistics10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2: Accessing Digital Information30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Evaluating Digital Information

5 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 3 min), 15 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Evaluating a Video31s
15 readings
Evaluating a Website15m
Evaluating a Slidecast or Slide Show5m
Bias Definition and Video5m
Academic Views - Opposing Viewpoints 10m
Evaluating Statistics5m
Does Data Really Lie?20m
Is the Source "SMART?"20m
Fake News and Misinformation Explained10m
What is a Deep Fake and How to Detect10m
Additional Resources: Fact Checking10m
Video: The Law & Ethics of Copyright10m
The Basics of Copyright in the United States15m
Infographic - International Copyright Basics20m
Image: Copyright Length by Country3m
Copyright Laws Around the World10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3: Evaluating Digital Information30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

How to Manage Digital Information

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 3 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Introduction to 3-Point Attribution1m
9 readings
Choosing the Right Platform for Your Needs30m
Images1h
Text - Use and Accessibility45m
Statistics25m
Animation20m
Citing an Image with a 3-Point Attribution5m
Citing Graphs, Charts, Data 15m
Effective Digital Projects10m
Substandard Digital Projects15m
1 practice exercise
Module 4: How to Manage Digital Information30m

About the Applied Digital Literacy Specialization

Applied Digital Literacy

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