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This page explains how this micro-course can be a step towards achieving the Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations at Thomas Edison State University. Study this page carefully to find out what options are available to you and how to achieve them.

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Exit qualification Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations
Exit qualification awarded by: Thomas Edison State University
Assessing institution for course credit: Thomas Edison State University
Course assessment page Learning in the Digital Age (DGL-101)
View assessment TECEP® Test description

Required micro-courses for full course credit

Digital literacies for online learning (LiDA101) is one of three required micro-courses to prepare for the TECEP® test for the Learning in the Digital Age course. The associated micro-courses are:

Course description Micro-course learning materials
LiDA101 Digital literacies for online learning
LiDA102 Digital citizenship
LiDA104 Critical media literacies and associated digital skills

Steps to gain credit towards the Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations conferred by Thomas Edison State University, you must:

  1. Complete the following three micro-courses to prepare for the TECEP® test for the Learning in the Digital Age course.
    • LiDA101 (Digital literacies for online learning)
    • LiDA102 (Digital citizenship)
    • LiDA104 (Critical media literacies and associated digital skills)
  2. Take the TECEP® test (single assessment) to qualify for academic credit for the Learning in the Digital Age (DGL-101) course at Thomas Edison State University
  3. Complete all the other required courses and apply for the Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations at Thomas Edison State University. (This equates to the learning effort required to complete a full year of academic study).

The Undergraduate Certificate in First Year Foundations provides a pathway for transfer into a Bachelor’s degree at Thomas Edison State University. Please see the Thomas Edison State University website for details.