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
Very helpful in providing insight into using and utilizing Chromebooks in the classroom.A.W., Math Teacher
This course provided me with many great ideas on how to implement Chromebooks in the classroom.J.F., Math Teacher
The assignments were all helpful in making me more comfortable with using all types of technology in the classroom, even at the elementary level.K.P., Elementary Teacher
Including the touchscreen Chromebook with the course is great! Having new information along with time to explore resources and develop activities and lessons was most valuable.A.R., Tech Specialist
I have already started using the materials I created in this course in my classesc.k.
The class was very informative. I learned a lot of valuable information that I will be able to apply to my classroom.M.D., Elementary Teacher
I loved having the time in this course to work with the Chromebook! I was able to take many things back to my classroom during the class as well as for the future.N.L., Math Teacher
I will continue to alter my lessons and assmessments to use technology in a meaningful, student centered, and creative way.K.K.
The course provided a lot of information about Google and Chromebooks. It was very worthwhile. I loved the ideas and sites that were given to us.L.M., Elementary Teacher
This class will help me to create better useful learning for my students and better classroom management for myself.T.J., Math Teacher
It will help tremendously when it comes to teaching and instruction my intro to engineering students.M.G., Math Teacher
The part that was valuable to me was having the opportunity to learn about the chromebook before my students will be getting it next year!J.B., Math Teacher
I thought that the course provided a variety of helpful information for the novice all the way to the expert.J.E., Tech Specialist
I feel more comfortable in allowing my students to expand their knowledge on chromebooks because I have a better understanding.H.S., Elementary Teacher
I learned so much! I am able to use my chromebooks with my students now.G.F., Elementary Teacher