About EmTech

The State University of New York (SUNY) Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTech) is a free online learning opportunity tailored for college students, instructors, professionals, and anyone interested in effectively using technology in our rapidly changing world. Take the next step in your journey towards success by joining us today!

The #EmTech course & EmTechWIKI assist learners and educators to identify the value and implications of using emerging technologies for professional and personal growth.

Digital & Media Literacy Objectives

  1. Develop lifelong learning habits and build a growth mindset.
  2. Use emerging technologies to build 21st-century skills.
  3. Evaluate the quality of emerging technologies.
  4. Demonstrate media literacy through the effective use of media creation tools.
  5. Practice safe and secure behaviors in digital environments.
  6. Evaluate information for truthful and unbiased perspectives.
  7. Apply Creative Commons for ethical use of text and media.
  8. Apply accessibility principles for achieving digital equity.
  9. Analyze your digital footprint to portray a polished and professional online identity.
  10. Create an ePortfolio or learning journal to reflect on your learning journey.

EmTech consists of two associated parts; the #EmTech course and EmTechWIKI.

The #EmTech online course includes modules on Lifelong Learning as well as the 4Cs of 21st-century Skills: communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. Artifacts created through hands-on Discovery Exercises can be shared and used to create an ePortfolio or a private learning journal to reflect on the learning journey. Coursera certificates of completion and SUNY digital badges are also awarded. Enroll in the #EmTech course in Coursera.
EmTechWIKI is a socially curated search engine for discovering free tools, tutorials, and resources such as audio, video, blogs, wikis, presentations, simulations, and more. The WIKI can be used can be used along with the course and as a stand-alone resource. Everyone is encouraged to add and edit WIKI resources.

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