Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I'm a classroom teacher. Will this program meet my needs? 

A: Yes! Teachers working across the K-12 spectrum in all subject areas have found the Summer Institute to be a transformative learning experience.

Q: I'm not an educator. Will this program meet my needs? 

A: Yes! Librarians, media professionals, and engaged citizens have participated in the Summer Institute as as way to develop their own digital literacy competencies to meet personal and professional goals.  

Q: I'm not a techie. What skills do I need to be successful? 

A: Participants come with a wide range of experiences. While some people are highly proficient with digital technologies, others are not. Everyone experiences success in our program. Our approach to elbow-to-elbow learning means you'll get the help you need to be successful. 


Whatever level you start from, you will dramatically expand your digital skills, competencies and habits of mind for thriving in a digital world --- in just one week.

Q: I'm a college professor. Will this program meet my needs? 

A: Yes! We model practices of teaching and learning that are appropriate for higher education contexts and share examples of digital learning in both undergraduate and graduate education.  Plus, you'll get to interact with some of the world's leading researchers on the topic of digital literacy in education who share best practices for F2F and online learning.