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About Writing for Digital Media

In the Writing for Digital course, learners will write content for digital delivery. Students learn to differentiate between digital media types, formats, platforms and explore ways to identify and interact with an audience for a chosen topic. Students will conceptualize and write digital media content, and publish their work in a digital portfolio that can be shared with a target audience and potential employers and clients.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify digital media characteristics
  • Create an online digital writing portfolio
  • Identify an audience
  • Write digital media content
  • Optimize digital content
  • Publish digital content online

Competencies you will gain:

  • Select appropriate media types, formats, and platforms for publishing written digital content
  • Develop and write user-centered digital media content to share online with a target audience
  • Engage a target audience in digital conversations


Registration for Fall 2022 is now open!

The Writing for Digital Media course will begin on November 1 and you have until December 13, 2022 to complete all coursework. Registration closes November 13, 2022.

The six-week course is entirely online and self-paced. Students may complete the class anytime within the six weeks the course is available.


The course costs $425, with a $35 transaction fee per payment. No books are required for this course.

What do I receive after I pass the course?

After completing Writing for Digital Media, you will receive a digital badge that will be embedded with the competencies learned. This badge can be added to your resume, LinkedIn page, portfolio, or even share it with your current or future employer.

If you take and complete either of the other two courses in the Professional Writing Certificate, Writing Principles or Effective Business Writing, you will receive badges for each of those classes.

If you take and complete all three courses, you will receive a certification of completion.


About the Instructor

Lisa Bradshaw considers herself to be a lifelong learner and a lifelong educator. Lisa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication / Technical Writing and Editing with a minor in Art from MSU Denver, a Master’s degree in Information and Learning Technologies from the University of Colorado – Denver, and an Education Specialist in Educational Technology degree from Boise State University. Lisa has completed online Graduate Certificates in User Experience Design at Kent State University, Educational Technology Integration and Online Teaching at Boise State University, and SAFe Agilist (SA) certification in Scaled Agile Framework.

She has worked in the retail, hospitality, marketing, graphic design, printing, publishing, software development, instructional design, e-learning, and higher education fields. Interesting / unusual trivia about Lisa: She has attended classes at all three colleges/universities on the Auraria campus, graduated from two of them, and has also been employed with two of them.

Lisa Bradshaw headshot

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Phone: 303-615-1234

Office Location:
Jordan Student Success Building
3rd Floor – #330
Auraria Campus

Mailing Address:
MSU Denver
Innovative and Lifelong Learning
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 6
Denver, CO 80217-3362