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.
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Learning all of the varied tools that can be implemented in the classroom. I have a better understanding of how I can effectively create student engagement.S.S., Social Studies Teacher
This class was a great source of information that I can use in my classroom. Had I not taken this course, I would not feel comfortable using this technology presented.M.W., Language Arts Teacher
I feel good about using Chromebooks and being in a one-to-one school next year.L.A., Music Teacher
I was very glad I took this course. I learned so much about Chromebooks and how to use them in the professional educational setting.S.C.
I really enjoyed this course! I am excited to use the tools I've learned in my class this coming school year. I also liked the interaction with Bryan and the other students in the class. Bryan's insights are invaluable!H.M., Language Arts Teacher
Ability to more seamlessly integrate technology into lessonsB.J., Language Arts Teacher
I can use all of this information in the classroom. I have been teaching for 19 years. I want/need classes to help me improve and grow. That is what this course providedM.H., Science Teacher
There were some really great tools provided in this class, not just for the Chromebook, but for 21st century learning in general, which is great!K.B., Tech Specialist
Learning things I can actually use in the classroom.R.H., Elementary Teacher
The course was very beneficial in that it exposed me to a wealth of knowledge in regards to the Chromebook.C.W., Elementary Teacher
Every single assignment was useful to me, and I could apply everything directly to my classroom instruction.J.R.
This course was one of the best I’ve taken! It covered so much valuable information that was not just related to Chromebooks.M.W.
The instructor and assistant provided a wealth of knowledge and were so willing to work with students. They did a great job of explaining how these items could truly be used in our classroom.A.W., Language Arts Teacher
I will use most of what I learned to incorporate the Chromebooks into my classes this year.A.D., Math Teacher
I appreciated learning about the Google Suite materials. It was also interesting to learn about new programs available to me.B.L., Special Education Teacher