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Bringing Media Literacy into the K-12 Classroom

Professional Development/Graduate Level Course​

Available for 2 Graduate Units

Dominican University of CA/EDS​

(Also available through Brandman University for Grad credits)

Course Description:

Engage in your students in critical thinking as never before with media literacy in your K-12 classroom. This self-paced online course is designed for general education teachers of all grade levels/content areas.


Participants will learn the overarching ideas of Media Literacy; core concepts of visual literacy and instructional methods, as well as connections to social-emotional learning with Media Literacy.


Gain strategies to support your student’s ability to access, analyze, and evaluate information from media as part of digital citizenship and critical thinking skill set. (Required Text: Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom, 2nd Edition, Frank W. Baker)

Digital Citizenship in Action 

Offered though ISTE U: International Society for Technology in Education
Graduate Level Credits offered through
Dominican University of CA

Course Description:

Digital citizenship is about more than online safety. It's about creating thoughtful, empathetic digital citizens who can wrestle with the important ethical questions at the intersection of technology and humanity.
Digital Citizenship in Action is ISTE U's premier online professional learning course designed to guide educators in teaching and modeling digital citizenship so they can help students be responsible and active in online communities.

Through this course, educators will:
• Develop foundational knowledge of the history, purposes and current state of digital citizenship education in K-12 settings.
• Explore curricular resources for digital citizenship lessons and units.
Learn to successfully integrate digital citizenship lessons in existing curriculum.

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