What You Get from the DLL

Because we give our learners choice, ownership, and voice through authentic learning opportunities when you complete the DLL program you will not only have a M.Ed in Digital Learning and leading you will have a(an):

  • Innovation plan & implementation strategy
  • Organizational change strategy
  • Learning environment
  • Instructional design/backward design experience
  • Measurement strategy
  • Digital literacy strategy
  • Online/blended course
  • Paper/Article/Conference presentation
  • Professional development/learning strategy
  • ePortfolio
  • Personal learning networks (PLNs)
  • M. Ed. degree

We have created a significant learning environment in the DLL program in which we give the learner choice, ownership and voice through authentic learning opportunities. DLL learners will:

  • Adopt a self-directed approach to learning and utilizing technologies in digital learning environments.
  • Create an ePortfolio to organize, communicate and promote digital learning and leading.
  • Embrace technological innovations as an opportunity rather than challenges.
  • Proactively use technological innovation as catalysts to enhance learning environments.
  • Develop the leadership qualities necessary to foster learning innovation.
  • Develop appropriate strategies to lead organizational change.
  • Manage resistance to change and conflict that occurs when launching innovative digital learning initiatives in educational environments.
  • Engage in and manage crucial conversations
  • Create significant learning environments.
  • Assess, implement, and promote inquiry-based theories and methods to enhance digital learning and leading.
  • Distinguish learner-centered instructional methods from teacher-centered methods and identify technologies that support each method
  • Construct and align learning objectives, assessment items, and learning activities based on expected outcomes for digital learners.
  • Promote the learning and growth mindset within the learning environment and the organization.
  • Identify, investigate and assess contemporary issues relevant to digital learning in local and global contexts.
  • Measure the effectiveness of digital innovation strategies.
  • Design and create effective online or blended learning environments.
  • Promote digital citizenship and literacy as it relates to their professional practice.
  • Design and model authentic professional development activities that are active, have a significant duration and are specific to their discipline.
  • Synthesize the knowledge, skills, and values gained from the program and promote the use of choice, ownership, voice and authentic digital learning within their organizations.