About #EmTech

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. Cultivate lifelong learning through a growth mindset.
  2. Enhance 21st-century skills, including communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
  3. Practice safe and secure online behaviors.
  4. Identify truthful and unbiased information.
  5. Support accessibility and digital equity.
  6. Ethically use text and media through Creative Commons.
  7. Evaluate the quality of emerging technologies.
  8. Demonstrate digital literacy through media creation.
  9. Assess your digital footprint and professional identity.
  10. Create an ePortfolio or personal learning journal to showcase your skills and creativity.

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

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.
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.

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