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.
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Creating screencasts and other products that can be used for teaching.M.M.
This class was very beneficial and useful in my teaching career.J.J., 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 loved being able to be hands on with what was being introduced. I learn best by doing.C.M.
This course was excellent! Robin Seneta was wonderful and I learned so many things I want to try in my classroom.T.H., Elementary Teacher
My students are 1to1 with Chromebooks. This course was very helpful in giving me ideas on how to use them with the students, as well as myself.J.F., Elementary Teacher
I plan to use many of the formative assessment tools that we learned about as well as one or two of the learning management systems and many other apps/extensions that we learned about. I think it'll make things a bit easier for me, as a teacher, so that I can focus my time on the kids.K.H., Language Arts Teacher
Course was very informative and gave many useful tools that will be used in my classroom. Professor was helpful and extremely insightful!J.M., Elementary Teacher
I loved this course!!! I learned a ton that I can actually use in my classroom!N.G., Elementary Teacher
I thought this class had a lot to offer and was very informative.E.G., Art Teacher
I will definitely be introducing new tools to my students and colleagues as a result of taking the class.C.S.
This was the best education course I have taken. I learned so much in the last two weeks. I love that we were given a lot of time to explore and work on making things we could use in our classroom. Loved it!E.P., Science Teacher
This course was phenomenal. I learned new ways to integrate technology into my classroom and into the presentation of lessons. The Chromebooks are a fabulous tool for students and staff alike.A.S., Special Education Teacher
This was one of the best courses dealing with technology use in the classroom that I have ever taken.d.s., Elementary Teacher
I have been using the Google platform for a few years, but never knew about all of the apps, extensions, add-ons, and sites that are available! Arlin provided us with so much information, numerous resources, and time to apply the concepts to our own lessons. This is one of the most useful professional development courses I have ever taken.E.F., Language Arts Teacher