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Digital literacy is vital to adult learners’ lives, education, and employment. Because of this need, adult educators have a vital role to play in developing their own digital literacy as well as supporting learners’ pursuit of increased digital literacy. In this presentation, we will define digital literacy and examine the elements it includes. 

We will use the Maryland Digital Literacy Framework and Instructor Implementation Guide as an example of how to organize core competencies. With this model as a foundation, we will explore the implementation of these elements, and you will begin to develop an action plan.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Directors, teachers, and others interested in developing their own digital literacy skills as well as supporting students in building theirs

This workshop will be facilitated by Jamie Harris, co-author of the Maryland Digital Literacy Framework. She will describe the structure of the Framework and how you can use it to inform instruction. 

We will provide opportunities for you to share with colleagues and encourage you to come to the webinar with practices you recommend and questions you have.

Note: You will receive a separate email from with information and the link for joining online a few days prior to the webinar.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Define digital literacy
  • Examine a frame for organizing elements of digital literacy
  • Explore implementation of digital literacy strategies
  • Create an action plan
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)
02/14/2022 - 1:00 pm to 02/14/2022 - 2:30 pm

United States

PD Center
SABES Program Support PD Center - Digital Literacy
Topic Area
Digital Literacy
Distance and Blended Learning