EDU 929 Social Media for Educators
Explores the use of social media as an educational tool to enhance the learning environment and to create connected learning communities. Examines social media platforms such as Twitter, Diigo, LinkedIn, Google+, and more. Examine pros and cons for various social media platforms.
This course provides real world practice in building a professional learning network to impact the quality of content and methodology in the classroom. Students will participate in online chats, discover rich resources through social media to support learning outcomes, and discover the importance of connected educators across the globe. Within the practice of leveraging social media the following topics will also be examined:
- Best practices in online community participation.
- Best practices in the usage of social media platforms.
- Best practices in participating within a professional learning community.
- Creation of and analyzing a long term social media implementation plan.
- Best practices in the use of social media platforms with students.
*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
I learned a lot about Twitter and how I can use to build a network of connected educators.A.M., Reading Specialist
Made social media accessible and explained why it is useful in the classroomC.M., Language Arts Teacher
I am excited to try some of the things I learned in this class. I think it will really bring my teaching into the 21st centuryK.S.
This was a very teacher-friendly course. I loved that Jenny posted all of the assignments so that we truly could work at our pace on implementing social media into our classrooms.D.M., Language Arts Teacher
I was intimidated by social media at first. This class helped me better understand how I can utilize it to further my profession.C.S., Elementary Teacher
I was surprised to see as much information for educatorsM.J.
Amazing instructor who shows a passion for the content and can provide solid life experiences based on the content. It was a course that pushed me out of my comfort level and a push that I needed.L.N.
after taking this course, I will consider social media when lesson planningH.M., Special Education Teacher
I thought that it was laid out well. Social media is definitely a topic that should continually be touched upon due to its value, in the classroom and professionally.J.S., Elementary Teacher
Very valuable textbook. Loved interacting with classmates on Twitter.J.C., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed it. I got me out of my comfort zone, and into more tech!K.S.
It was a great introduction on how social media can really help with your professional learning networks!E.R., Elementary Teacher
I loved the course! I highly recommend it to my coworkers. It helped me create an Instagram and expanded my Twitter PLN.L.S.
It was a great course and I learned a lot about networking on the webJ.C.
I am better able to teach using social media for sure.W.L.
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|Online||Jul 06, 2020 9:12 AM||Jun 25, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|