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 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
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 learned new tech tools and way to incorporate multimedia into my instruction and student production.J.C., World Languages Teacher
I felt that this course had a lot of hands on application and I felt it was very useful to apply it in my own classroom. In this course, we would complete an assignment and then we would have our students complete a similar assignment. This helped to make sure we could see the benefit to using these multimedia tools with our students.L.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
I liked the exposure to resources and the fact that the teacher asked us to create a variety of project types.K.M., Language Arts Teacher
Really great opportunity to try out making some new multimedia projects.A.B., Elementary Teacher
I plan to use more multimediaA.C., Reading Specialist
Any new knowledge gained is instantly applicable to my instruction and has an impact on learner creativity and production.L.S., Elementary Teacher
Good course for the basics of incorporating multimedia into courses. Also a great foundation for understanding why multimedia is an effective learning tool.M.T.
I really appreciated the first week's content on copyright and fair use laws. I think that is often overlooked for the sake of using technology.M.H., Math Teacher
Digital curationB.M., Social Studies Teacher
Practical and helpful. I learned about tools that I could use tomorrow in my classroom.N.M., Language Arts Teacher
This class was a fantastic smattering of resources and techniques, great for a refreshing!S.F., Music Teacher
Moving forward, I want to do more multimedia projects with my kids to see what they know. This course helped me to find tools that worked for my students.L.W.
I feel that I will be able to use the tools that I learned with my students so they can be creative communicators.A.S.