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Summer Institute in Digital Literacy


The 9th Annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy will be held fully online this summer!

July 11 - 16, 2021

Registration is OPEN!


As the premiere professional development program in digital literacy, the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy has been recognized by the U.S. National Education Plan. Visit the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy website to learn more about the annual week-long summer program and the associated 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy. Our graduates develop digital literacy competencies and take leadership in implementing and assessing a wide range of digital and media literacy initiatives in schools, libraries, colleges and in informal learning spaces. We use a style of deep engagement that builds professional relationships that last a lifetime. As a participant, you are welcomed into the #digiURI learning community to continue collaboration and learning all year round through free online webinars and other online learning programs. 


What We Learned at SIDL 2019 -- Read this One-Pager Summary of Feedback from Participants

Clarissa Bezarra of Educamedia Brazil shares her experience exploring literacy and language at the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy

Mary Kate Lonergan created a synthesis video essay offering a vision of digital and media literacy in her school informed by her experience at the Summer Institute

Carla Arena of Amplifica Brazil reflects on digital literacies from self-awareness to action

Wes Fryer's reflection summarizes his key insights via Twitter and his amazing podcast reflection on the learning experience

Wendy Wunder reflects on teacher motivations and inquiry learning in multimedia essay entitled, "What's Your Why?"


Learn how RECENT GRADUATES are leading with digital literacy at the DIGIURI BLOG!


We've been privileged to have more than 800 participants attend the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy since 2013 and we're honored to have leading experts from across the United States and around the world join us for this intensive, hands-on, minds-on learning experience.