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.
In this edition of the course, the Chromebook Edition, 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
Most students will be 1:1 with Chromebooks so I am now able to understand how to work them and contruct my teachings from them.M.W.
Very informative and useful. I can take what I learned and use it directly in my classroom the next day!A.M., Elementary Teacher
I felt it was a great blend of meeting time and work time. I greatly increased my confidence and knowledge of chromebooks and how to use them for educational purposes.J.V., Math Teacher
I loved this course! It has provided me with so many great resources that I am now using in my classroom.J.P., Special Education Teacher
I feel as if I may actually know more than my 4th graders now, about Chromebooks!E.C., Special Education Teacher
This class was engaging and interesting. The assignments were valid and transferrable into the classroom.K.A., Language Arts Teacher
I anticipate helping my students to be more productive while also being more interactive.B.N.
Screencasting, Edpuzzle, and flipped classroom materials.J.S., Science Teacher
I will be able to use the different applications with various lessons in my classroom.L.M., Language Arts Teacher
I will be more likely to incorporate some "flipped learning" in my math class.L.K., Math Teacher
I have apps and extensions I can use in my lessons, and know I know how to use chromebooks.J.G.
This course was very well run. It was well organized and paced so that the workload was manageable, yet challenging.W.F., Social Studies Teacher
It has provided me with tools that I can use in my classroom and given me additional resources to help me meet my goals and those of my students.M.G., World Languages Teacher
This course was especially beneficial to me as a teacher as I now have some amazing lesson plans which incorporate technology and they are ready to use in the fall. I had time to explore the benefits of the Chromebook and time to research its features; something which is difficult to do during the school year.c.d., Elementary Teacher
I really enjoyed this class! My knowledge of Chromebooks and their capability prior to this course was very limited. A lot of great tools were covered in this curriculum and I am looking forward to coming up with ways to implement them into my own classroom.C.G.