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Primary-Junior Specialization Professional Program for Concurrent Bachelor Degree Programs - Critical Digital Literacy

Education 3516 Critical Digital Literacy
Current innovations in educational technology and their application to the Ontario curriculum are examined. Consideration will be given to the cognitive structures, pedagogical strategies, critical thinking, inquiry process, internet safety, and school board policies that support teaching and learning in a digital context. The impact of technology and the Internet, particularly social media and the tools of the "Read-Write" web, form a significant portion of the course content. Students will also explore relevant digital hardware and software tools to create, communicate, instruct, and inspire.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lecture per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term