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
More connected to other educators means fresh ideas and attitude.S.L.
Useful curriculum.J.F., Tech Specialist
I enjoyed this course and gain some great ideas to carry over into my professional side.A.E., Special Education Teacher
I learned a lot of strategies for using social media in new ways.L.M., Social Studies Teacher
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
I learned a lot about Twitter and how I can use to build a network of connected educators.A.M., Reading Specialist
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.
I liked how it focused more on building a network rather than how to implement Twitter in a class setting.M.B., Science Teacher
I will be using social media directly with my students, indirectly to increase my PLN, and as a communication tool for parents and families.W.H., Math Teacher
I was surprised to see as much information for educatorsM.J.
Social Media for Educators forced me to take action in regard to using Twitter for professional learning.A.R., Tech Specialist
relevant and helpfulH.M., Special Education Teacher
I will definitely continue to use Twitter to learn and collaborate with others.J.I., Special Education Teacher
I plan on incorporating social media into my classroom for the first time, ever.K.F., Special Education Teacher
I'm hoping to use Instagram more and continue using Twitter for PDK.Z., Music Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Apr 11, 2022 9:12 AM||Mar 31, 2022 9:12 AM||Spring|