Share What Works in Digital Literacy @ #DigLitCon

27 Apr 2022 7 min read
LTC Staff
LTC Staff
Statewide Team, Learning Technology Center
Sam Fishel
Sam Fishel
Digital Content Specialist, Learning Technology Center

Mark your calendars! The LTC-hosted Digital Literacy Conference is returning this fall, offering teachers, administrators, technology coaches, and library media specialists a focused opportunity to discover what works in teaching digital literacy.

Right now, we’re searching for educators like you with proven experience teaching digital citizenship, media literacy, digital ethics, and more. Consider submitting a proposal and joining this year’s team of standout presenters!

Digital Literacy Conference 2022 FAQ

What is DigLitCon?

Digital Literacy Conference was created to meet the needs of Illinois’ K-12 teachers, administrators, tech coaches, and library media specialists as they strive to utilize effective digital literacy strategies and resources.

Now in its second year, DigLitCon continues to offer a unique opportunity for digital literacy stakeholders to gather together and discover new tools, instructional practices, and connections. Last year, over 150 participants from Illinois and abroad walked away with the skills and knowledge needed to foster a new generation of productive, ethical, and empathetic digital citizens.

Who Can Submit a Proposal?

All K-12 educators, tech coaches, and library media specialists with experience teaching digital literacy concepts are encouraged to submit a proposal for DigLitCon. Those selected will have an opportunity to lead a 50-minute virtual session on September 16, 2022.

What Topics will be Covered at DigLitCon?

“Digital literacy” is a broad concept, made up of numerous individual competencies that empower an individual to skillfully engage with digital spaces. That’s why this year, prospective speakers are encouraged to submit presentation proposals that fall under one or more of the following strands:

  • Information & News Literacy
  • Computer Literacy
  • Visual Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • Ethical Uses of Digital Resources
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Digital Tattoos & Online Privacy

Full descriptions for each strand can be found on the DigLitCon homepage.

Submit a Session Proposal Today!

If you’re passionate about digital literacy, DigLitCon wants to hear from you. Submit a proposal today so that your peers across Illinois have the opportunity to learn from your perspectives on this evolving field.

LTC Staff
LTC Staff
Statewide Team, Learning Technology Center

The Learning Technology Center provides free and low-cost edtech professional learning, services, and support to all K-12 districts in Illinois.

Sam Fishel
Sam Fishel
Digital Content Specialist, Learning Technology Center

Sam supports the execution and growth of LTC services through the development and creation of innovative, impactful, and timely digital content.