EDU 920 (Google Classroom)
Learning Management Systems - Google Classroom Edition
Investigate the function, benefits and challenges of an LMS in today’s learning environment. Evaluate the best components to choose in building an online-supported course, and identify best practices in managing digital content, activities and collaboration using an LMS. Analyze the current shift in personal instructional practices and student engagement.
An LMS is a great tool for developing digital content for students and extending learning beyond a traditional classroom setting with a blended approach.
Does your school provide, or are you already using, a program that allows you to host your class in an online environment? In today’s educational landscape there are many popular Learning Management Systems (LMS). There will be in depth instruction that focuses on helping course participants apply best practices into Google Classroom and their specific learning environment. This course has the same learning objectives as EDU 920: Learning Management Systems, but specifically focuses on Google Classroom. Course takers need to have access to the LMS covered in the course.
Learning Management Systems is an appropriate course for teachers at any skill level. The novice user will experience patient, step-by-step instruction with ample time to practice. Intermediate and advanced users will be provided with targeted, personalized instruction and will focus on additional topics as dictated by their interests, abilities, and the course content.
*Participants in this 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
Coming from a teacher who uses Google Classroom, I appreciated being able to use this LMS throughout the course. It gave me great insight on how the students see the set-up and what works best for them.A.K., Special Education Teacher
I had some knowledge of Google Classroom already. I was able to learn a few new things to take with me, so the course fulfilled my needs. I really liked the pacing of the course and the ability to work ahead.J.K., Social Studies Teacher
This was my first Eduspire course. The pace was manageable and I preferred how the work was uploaded on a weekly basis to keep me on track. The instructor was knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to reach.J.V., Elementary Teacher
Great resources and useful assignmentsM.H., Math Teacher
This course is great for someone learning to gain a better understanding of how to use Google Classroom with their students.B.M.
The course was very helpful in getting me ready to switch to Google Classroom.E.M.
This course provided me with some great experience working with my Google Classroom platform.Q.O.
GREAT COURSE! The content and the assignments really helped me to learn more about Google Classroom. I learned a lot!B.E.
This course provided exactly what I was looking for, which was some extra tips and tricks to make Google Classroom more dynamic for my students.P.S., Music Teacher
I loved that this course provided me the knowledge and time to work directly with the LMS that I use with my students everyday.J.N., Special Education Teacher