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Editor: Dennis O’Connor
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Featured Program

"What's next" in your career journey? Why wait?

Begin the Instructional Design Certificate - January 11
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Start or advance your career as an Instructional Designer, Content Developer, Instructional Technologist, Elearning Designer and Project Manager, Training and Learning Developer or Coordinator, and many other positions in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

Our Students Say:

"I did a lot of research comparing different ID programs across the country, and I am grateful that I found this program."

~ Nicole Michelon, Norfolk, Virginia

"I got a job ... a great job as an instructional designer, and it is all because of you. I have accepted a position with a prestigious federal employer. Wow, I never would have had the confidence to pursue this position without your invisible support."

~ Cally Mervine, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Are You Using These Social Media Tips?
 

Interactive Media Bias Chart®
This brilliant chart helps break the bubble of social media. Look here for credible, unbiased sources for news. 

For those interested in teaching content analysis, consider the (CART) Content Analysis Rating Tool. "It is intended for students in 7th grade and higher, including college-level and adult education classes."


Common Sense Education: Everything You Need to Teach Digital Citizenship
"All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life...an award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum." Commonsense.org has a well-established history of excellence in K-12 education. 

Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Refresh
Joyce Valenza is a trusted source for information literacy. Her public school and university experience support a powerful perspective. 

"Based on research evidence... Common Sense recently engaged in a refresh of its Digital Citizenship curriculum. The nuanced and updated approach is based on dispositions and habits of mind that help students develop thinking routines to foster improved and more thoughtful decision-making."


Edutopia: What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship
Vicki Davis, classroom and internet veteran, lays down digital citizenship's foundation stones: proactive knowledge and experiential knowledge.


CyberCivics- Teach Students How to Use Technology Ethically, Safely & Productively
Aimed at Middle Schools, CyberCivics provides a comprehensive three-level program teaching digital citizenship, information literacy, and media literacy for positive participation. 

If you are looking for a curriculum solution for information literacy, this is it. 

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January 2021 Online Course List
If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in a course, email:
vanderveldej@uwstout.edu
Phone: 715-642-0209

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Dates to Remember

Spring Tuition Due Date
March 3, 2021 - 100% Tuition Due

Tech Tip: 
How to Clean Up Your Online Reputation

Deal With It
Explain to your students that what goes online stays online.

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Degree Overview and Financial Aid Options
Our Master of Science in Education is a 30-credit Master's degree that features all online courses and offers a flexible curriculum to meet your professional development goals. 

Select courses within an interest area, earn a certificate, or mix and match classes from several areas.

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