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
Great hands on how to use chromebooks as well as great interactive websites, tools in the foreign language classroom to enhance my teaching.C.C., World Languages Teacher
I really thought the course was beneficial because of the exposure to so many things I could do on a Chromebook and was very applicable to my daily work as a teacher.J.D., Social Studies Teacher
Love the trove of information that I gained from completing this course.C.K., Science Teacher
As a Chromebook "rookie", the course has provided a plethora of knowledge to use the device to it's maximum potential.S.P., Administrator
I thought this course was able to open my eyes to the many ways that a teacher and students can benefit from a Chromebook and also the many web tools that go along with them. I will be able to use the skills learned to enhance the instruction and experience of the overall classroom. I took this course for fun to learn more about a different technology, and feel it appeals to all levels. I have a degree in IT, Masters in Educational Technology, and my ITS certification, and thought this was a great class to continue building on prior knowledge and learning how to use and incorporate new tools. I will be recommending others to take this course.J.M.
I will attempt to use Google Classroom in my teaching this year.L.N., Reading Specialist
I anticipate this course to have a great impact on my own way of facilitation for my learners at school.S.S., Elementary Teacher
The course was very beneficial. I learned many great technology tools to use in my classroom.D.O., Elementary Teacher
This course was very useful, very informative. Regardless of a person's level of comfort with technology, it was very accessible to everyone.K.R., Language Arts Teacher
I feel more comfortable in allowing my students to expand their knowledge on chromebooks because I have a better understanding.H.S., Elementary Teacher
This course made me think about the amount of time that I spend in large group instruction versus student-led instruction.E.K.
TransformativeA.C., Math Teacher
I liked that I could use the projects I created immediately in my classroom.T.B.
Great course with useful information and can be used daily in the classroom.S.B., Elementary Teacher
This course was well planned, the timing of the activities and introduction of materials was appropriate.W.S.