EDU 927 Multimedia Classrooms
Learn best practices in efficiently creating and manipulating audio, video and image content for the classroom. Investigate and evaluate options that provide cutting-edge technical and educational solutions to educators, empowering them and their students to develop authentic, engaging, and relevant digital learning while abiding by Fair Use Copyright Laws.
Participants in this course will develop a deep understanding of Fair Use Laws and Creative Commons Movement as they relate to digital content creation within multimedia projects. Students will develop a lesson on teaching Fair Use Laws in their own classrooms. Students will create at least three multimedia projects that can be used in the instructional setting. Participants will analyze and share each other’s works and gain an understanding of the importance of media in today’s learning environments. Furthermore, curating tools will be examined and leveraged for content creations.
*Participants in this course will have a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Any new knowledge gained is instantly applicable to my instruction and has an impact on learner creativity and production.L.S., Elementary Teacher
Each topic explored was relevant to my instruction. Prior to this course I had little to no confidence using technology in my classroom. However, now I have been introduced to many user friendly tools that I can use to enhance my instruction and delivery as well as my students to enhance their work in class.S.M., Elementary Teacher
The tools and resources will definitely be incorporated into my class.J.H.
This course taught about the legal restrictions regarding multimedia use in the classroom, which was very interesting and important as an educator. It was also nice to explore some of the multimedia apps to use in the classroom and think about how to use multimedia in the classroom to make instruction more effective.P.G., Elementary Teacher
I feel that this course was an asset to me and my district. I have learned a wealth of knowledge that I will be able to share with my colleagues to help them have a better understanding of Fair Use Laws and resources that are available to make their students more aware of copyright laws.T.S.
I learned so much about multimedia and having my students create multimedia projects in the classroom.R.Y., Elementary Teacher
I learned about a lot of good tools to use in my classroomB.G.
I learned how to incorporate multimedia projects into my classroom. I really liked that we had assignments where we had to actually implement them in our classroom. Being given the opportunity to try out the projects that we were creating and have honest feedback about them was a plus in the class.H.M., Language Arts Teacher
I plan on taking one of the assignments from the end of the course and using it during my first few weeks of the school year. The emphasis I will put on student creation will hopefully set up a classroom culture that allows students to think outside of the box to make more connections to their learning.M.T., Math Teacher
I had a fantastic time taking this course. Jenny created meaningful projects and resources to use for my future classes. I enjoyed the discussion questions and conversations I had with my fellow classmates. Overall, this course has prepared me to use multimedia in my classroom effectively.L.G., Music Teacher
This course was a good introduction to Fair Use Laws and how they affect multimedia use in the classroom. It gave a wide variety of exploration of tools and assignments that I could immediately put to use within my classroom.S.S., Elementary Teacher
I liked learning new 21st century ways of reaching my students.D.L., Elementary Teacher
All assignments were engaging and relevant to my classroomH.M., Elementary Teacher
Great course. Well organized and well run. Learned tons of information that was immediately available to use in the classroom.J.W.
It was well planned, provided a variety of resources and tools to learn about the content and allowed for individual preferences with assignments and project.M.M., Elementary Teacher