WE ARE COUNTING THE DAYS TO THE 2020 Summer Institute in Digital Literacy

Participants tell us, "This program changed my life!"

80% of participants rate it the best professional development they have ever experienced in their careers, rating it

a 9 or 10 on a 10-point scale

Hello! We look forward to seeing you at the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy on Sunday, July 19 - Friday, July 24, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.

General Schedule for the Week

Sunday, July 19, 2020

 

12:30-4:45 PM:  Introduction for Those Taking the Program for Graduate Credit

5:00-7:00 PM: Summer Institute Kickoff and Opening Event

Monday, July 20, 2020

8:00-8:30 Breakfast 

8:30-9:00: Teaming Together. 

10:00 - 11 AM Create to Learn. Renee Hobbs

11 AM-12: Digging Deeper. Creating Media. 

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:15-3:00 ~ Afternoon Workshops [Tips & Tools, Amazing Texts, Promising Practices, and Research Roundtables] Choose from among workshops that give you hands on opportunities to learn digital tools and technologies that you can use for your project.

3:00-3:15 - Exercise Break

3:15-4:45 ~ Design Studio: Participants work with others toward creating an innovative instructional plan that incorporates interdisciplinary content and digital literacies prompted by emerging technologies.

4:45-5:00 ~ Daily Wrap-Up 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

8:00-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-9:00: Personal Digital Inquiry. Julie Coiro

10:00 - 11 AM Question Formulation.

11 AM-11:30: Compass Points. 

11:30 - 12 noon. App Smackdown

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:15-3:00 ~ Afternoon Workshops 

3:00-3:15 - Exercise Break

3:15-4:45 ~ Design Studio: Participants work with others toward creating an innovative instructional plan that incorporates interdisciplinary content and digital literacies prompted by emerging technologies.

4:45-5:00 ~ Daily Wrap-Up 

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

8:00-8:30 Breakfast (Optional Focus Groups)

9:00 - 10 AM Keynote Speaker: Tisha Lewis Ellison

10:30 - 12  Workshops 

12 - 1 Lunch

1 - 3  Design Studio

3 - 3:15 ~ Daily Wrap-Up 

3:15 pm - 5 Your Choice Activities

7 - 9 pm Celebrate #digiURI Fellowship (location TBD)

Thursday, July 23, 2020

8:00-8:30 Breakfast (Optional Focus Groups)

8:30-9:00: Talk by Troy Hicks 

10:00 - 12 PM Design Studio

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:15-2:00 ~ Visualizing Leadership. 

2 pm - 3 pm Leadership Panel

3:00-3:15 - Exercise Break

3:15-4:45 ~ Design Studio: Participants work with others toward creating an innovative instructional plan that incorporates interdisciplinary content and digital literacies prompted by emerging technologies.

4:45-5:00 ~ Daily Wrap-Up 

Friday, July 24, 2020

8:00-8:30 Breakfast (Optional Focus Groups)

8:30-10:00: Design Studio

10:15 - 12 PM Design Studio Showcase!

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Goodbyes. Finish at 1 PM 

1 pm - 3 pm Special session for Grad Students. Grad students finish at 3 PM