Information and Media Literacy Certificate
How are your learners gaining the skills and wisdom to self-direct their inquiry in a world of limitless information?
Information literacy is a critical skill in today’s information society. It involves being able to locate, evaluate and use information ethically to support Digital Age inquiry. Participants will learn how to decide what information is needed, access the information effectively, evaluate the information they find from various sources, add the information to their knowledge base, make links with previous learning and use the information effectively to achieve a specific purpose. In addition, participants will learn how to teach students to use and communicate information in various forms.
Consilience is a non-profit, global education innovation company that supports institutions and educators to transform teaching and learning. We provide leadership training and professional development in the areas of Innovation Leadership, Technology Integration, STEM & Maker Education, Online Learning, and Learning Analytics. For more information about our work please visit our website at www.consiliencelearning.org
Use of Personal Information
We do not collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it by sending us e-mail, participating in a survey, or completing an on-line form. Personal information submitted will not be transferred to any non-affiliated third parties unless otherwise stated at the time of collection.
Where consent for the use and disclosure of personal information is required, Consilience will seek consent from the appropriate person. In the case of a student's personal information, Consilience will seek the consent from the school, parent or guardian before using/disclosing any personal student information.
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This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
This website takes every precaution to protect our users' personal information. Whenever users submit personal information (such as contact info or credit card info) via online forms, registration, or online purchase, upon submission that information is encrypted via the highest level of SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) available. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment. Under no circumstances are credit card numbers permanently stored on our website servers.
Posts to discussion forums, discussion boards, and comments to blogs are viewable by other users. When these areas are not in a password protected area, they may be viewable by the general public. Please be aware of this when posting personal information in these areas.