A school-wide approach to developing digital literacy

Online course: 8am Monday 28 August to 5pm Friday 29 September, 2017 - 5 Weeks

Fee: $100
Early bird fee: $80
Early bird closes: 31 July 2017
Registrations close:  21 August 2017
Course contact: Cathy Peck, email cathy.peck@dia.govt.nz

Register by sending an email to schoollibraryadvice@dia.govt.nz with your name and registration information.


This is an online course for:  

  • teachers
  • literacy leaders
  • school library staff

School level: primary/intermediate/secondary

Learning objectives

This course will enable you to:

  • explore what digital literacy is and why it is important to all learners
  • explore a range of skills and tools for finding, evaluating, using, creating, and sharing  digital content
  • explain the role of librarians and the school library in supporting digital literacy.

Course activities include:

  • practical activities and tasks, and online workspace discussions
  • exploring skills and tools to develop digital literacy across your school
  • participating in a collaborative, problem-solving e-workshop
  • personal reflection on your learning
  • opportunities to share and contribute, working in a Moodle environment, supported throughout by an e-facilitator.