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Advanced Digital Literacy Center 

The Advanced Digital Literacy Center (ADLC) is a new space located on the first floor of the new Technology Building dedicated to student digital literacy learning.

Vision  

  • The ADLC will be a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive center that helps UT students to master a wide array of digital literacy competencies in support of academic programs and student success initiatives at UT.  Industry partners will provide students unmatched opportunities to learn current and future technologies, participate in internships and achieve badges and certifications – all of which will provide UT students with a distinct competitive edge in the workforce after graduation.

Mission

  • The Advanced Digital Literacy Center will be a 21st-century diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning space dedicated to providing training and certification opportunities through a wide variety of digital literacy programs.  Students will also have opportunities to participate in specialized programming offered by Microsoft, Cisco, Adobe, and others that will offer them career opportunities post-graduation.

Benefits

UT students will be able to:

  • Apply digital learning in the classroom.
  • Achieve UT-designed badges of completion. 
  • Learn desirable employment-based digital literacy skills.
  • Gain a competitive edge in the workforce after graduation.

Programs

The Advanced Digital Literacy Center will offer a variety of programs. A few examples are listed below:  

  • UT Digital Applications: Complete the UT digital application sessions (e.g., Blackboard, VidGrid, Qualtrics, DropBox, etc.).  
  • Security Awareness: Attend a security awareness to learn how to avoid phishing scams and protect University data.      
  • Microsoft Office O365: Students will have opportunities to learn Microsoft Office 0365 applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). 
  • Speaker Series: A special speaker series will bring in experts from the field and our many campus experts to discuss various digital literacy topics. 
  • Campus Collaboration Sessions: Numerous collaborative sessions will occur throughout the year.

All sessions, workshops, speaker series, and collaboration sessions are free of charge to enrolled UT students!  

We are excited about this new space, and the new digital literacy learning opportunities for all UT students, and can't wait to share more...

UT students are invited to select the "View ADLC Events" link below to register for Advanced Digital Literacy Center programs (login will be requested). 

View ADLC Events