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 really enjoyed that this course highlighted how to incorporate social media into all classroom settings.e.s., Special Education Teacher
Useful curriculum.J.F., Tech Specialist
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
It already has. My students are now coming to me talking about something we are going to do because they saw it on twitter or instagram! I love that so much!K.V.
Very useful, excellent set up. I greatly enjoyed and benefited from being able to complete the assignments at my own pace.K.F., Math Teacher
Learned a lot about Twitter and the best ways to integrate it into my classroom.M.M., Math Teacher
I am committed to modeling social media usage with my students next year.C.T., Elementary Teacher
Great course to get your presence started in social media!K.M., Librarian
I enjoyed this course and thought it was beneficial to me. I learned a lot about technological tools for my classroom.T.B., Language Arts Teacher
This course introduced me to aspects of twitter and other social media that I was not aware of. I came away with great idea of how to incorporate social media into my classroom as well as using it to establish a PLN and better myself as an educator.J.W., Special Education Teacher
I'm hoping to use Instagram more and continue using Twitter for PDK.Z., Music Teacher
Very valuable textbook. Loved interacting with classmates on Twitter.J.C., Elementary Teacher
It allowed me to connect to other professionals in my field which then created more creative ideas for my classroom.E.R., Elementary Teacher
Learning how to properly and safely use social media in my classroom.W.H., Math Teacher
I will be using Facebook as a student showcase...starting now. I can not wait to see the results we have in community outreach, student motivation and family buy-in.r.c.
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Oct 04, 2021 9:12 AM||Sep 23, 2021 9:12 AM||Fall|