EDU 963 Chromebooks in Education
Explores the benefits and limitations of the Chromebook and facilitates the development of classroom management techniques designed for the 1:1 classroom. Investigates topics applicable to a Chromebook-based classroom environment, including project-based learning, cloud computing, the flipped classroom, Web 2.0 solutions, G Suite (formerly GAFE), content management systems and screencasts.
Investigates topics applicable to a Chromebook-based classroom environment, including project-based learning, cloud computing, the flipped classroom, Web 2.0 solutions, Google Apps for Education and content management systems, and screencasts. Explores the benefits and limitations of the Chromebook and facilitates the development of classroom management techniques specifically designed for the 1:1 classroom.
Special attention is given to how to teach in an environment where students have regular access to the Chromebook.
A Chromebook is included in the cost of the Wilson College version of this course (with no additional fees).
*Participants in the online version of the course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
I had my eyes opened to the role of social media in education and found awesome resources for teaching.J.S., Elementary Teacher
Very organized, helpful professorK.B., World Languages Teacher
I anticipate using the tools from this course as a way to better engage my students in their learning.H.M., Elementary Teacher
This course is very valuable because it is practical. I learned how to use Chromebooks meaningfully in my classes.R.B.
I will continue to alter my lessons and assmessments to use technology in a meaningful, student centered, and creative way.K.K.
I will definitely be able to use the 10 Chromebooks I was given more effectively to enhance my instruction.T.S., Special Education Teacher
We use Chromebooks in my school so this helped me a lot in knowing how to better use them.E.S.
I enjoyed this course. It gave me lots of ideas to use google apps and extensions more in my classroom as well as other resources outside of google.K.G., Science Teacher
Because I am a math teacher, the ability to utilize the touch screen is a game changer!J.B., Math Teacher
I feel this is an excellent course for teachers that will be utilizing Chromebooks for the first time or novice Google Tools users.S.S.
I will use most of what I learned to incorporate the Chromebooks into my classes this year.A.D., Math Teacher
I was very pleased with everything that I learned in this class. I was introduced to a lot of apps that I previously did not know about and will be able to utilize in my classroom. I am excited about having the rest of the summer to continue working with these new tools, in preparation of the upcoming school year.G.H., Science Teacher
I found the culminating activities the most beneficial, as it put into practice actual lesson we can use with the new tools we were given.R.B.
I started using many of the tools immediately even though it is the end of the school year. My students are really enjoying the things I have been teaching them. I have so many new ideas for next year for parent communication and classroom instruction and assessments.M.H.
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Jan 11, 2020 9:12 AM||Jan 01, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|
|Bellefonte, PA||Feb 01, 2020 9:12 AM||Jan 22, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|
|Online||Feb 29, 2020 9:12 AM||Feb 19, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|
|Online||Apr 04, 2020 9:12 AM||Mar 25, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|