"If you get in the habit of asking questions, you have a very good chance of being both successful and happy.”
Summer Institute in Digital Literacy
Our annual professional development program for K-12 and college faculty, librarians and media professionals
A PREMIERE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Overview. This six-day institute focuses on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies. We'll consider the implications of this cultural and technological shift for teaching and learning. Join us in exploring innovative approaches now being used by K-12 educators, librarians, and college and university faculty. You will learn how to conduct project-based inquiry using a variety of digital texts, tools and technologies, which will help create challenging and engaging learning opportunities for you and your students.
Who Will Participate? The Summer Institute in Digital Literacy attracts a wide range of talented people, including K-12 educators, school and public librarians, college and university faculty, graduate students, researchers, ed tech entrepreneurs, media professionals, and media literacy and youth media leaders in the informal learning sector.
Location: URI CCE-Feinstein Campus, 80 Washington Street, Downtown Providence
DATES: July 15 - 20, 2018. Registration opens March 1. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
You can become a recognized leader in digital literacy!
During the URI Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, we will:
- Discuss and reflect on how literacy is changing as a result of media and technology and the implications of this cultural and technological shift for teaching and learning at all levels
- Examine the purpose and application of various digital tools and technologies that might be used to enhance teaching, learning, and creative response in K-12, higher education, afterschool and library settings
- Apply knowledge and skills in using digital texts, tools and technologies as demonstrated through hands-on practical creative activity
- Engage in phases of project-based inquiry and curriculum design to explore how to integrate digital literacy into existing academic programs in both formal and informal learning environments.
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime experience this summer in Providence!
75% of participants have rated the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy the BEST professional development program they have ever experienced in their entire career. Watch the video to see why people love the hands-on, minds-on experience like no other.