Digital Learning Certificate


The 12.0 hour graduate certificate program is designed for practicing teachers at varying levels of their careers.  Participants include professional educators representing grades PreK-12, instructional coaches, curriculum designers, technology coaches, school leaders, and central office personnel who work within the many facets of school curriculum and instruction.  The four courses developed for the certificate program are aligned with International Society for Technology in Education Standards for: a) Professional Educators, b) Education Leaders, and c) Education Coaches (ISTE 2020) and enable a strong curricular thread representative of the varying roles of teachers and school leaders while addressing digital learning and teaching.


  • DTL 5000 Digital Teaching & Learning Environments 3.0 hours Introduction to digital learning, course management systems, digital tools, models and strategies for digital learning, deep thinking, creativity, and risk taking in the digital classroom.
  • DTL 5010 Curriculum Design for Digital Teaching, Learning & Diversity 3.0 hours Course content focuses on New Media Tools, New Media Literacies, content development across curriculum areas, standards-based digital instruction, SAMR Model, research-based practices to address the challenges of diversity, equity, and access for all PreK-12 learners.
  • DTL 5020 Digital Citizenship: Literacy and Content Instruction 3.0 hours Emphasis placed on developing personalized instruction within a specific content area representative of each participant’s current professional education situation.  Digital citizenship and the role of the learner as well as the teacher will be examined from the perspective of the digital self, interactor, and digital agent and advocate.
  • DTL 5030 Assessment and Evaluation in Digital Teaching and Learning Environments 3.0 hours Examines technology as a means for effectively completing the instructional cycle.  Technology tools will be explored in order to assess, evaluate, analyze, and transform ways to engage in appropriate assessments to improve practice and ensure student learning in digital environments.

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