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
We had to create a Facebook and Twitter as an assignment and I definitely plan on using this in my classroom next year. Or at least trying it out.M.M., Math Teacher
Jenny was a great instructor and I enjoyed learning about social media in the classroom.K.F., Special Education Teacher
The introduction of Twitter, which I will be using as my social media platform in my classroom.K.F., Special Education Teacher
More connected to other educators means fresh ideas and attitude.S.L.
Manageable and relatableK.P.
As teachers we teach to be "life-long-learners". I think this course has provided avenues to promote that in a way where I can easily take control of my learning whenever I want.J.I., Special Education Teacher
Very valuable textbook. Loved interacting with classmates on Twitter.J.C., Elementary Teacher
Social media will be incorporated into my instruction.C.R., Special Education Teacher
I plan on incorporating social media into my classroom for the first time, ever.K.F., Special Education Teacher
I had an excellent time participating in Jenny's course on Social Media for Educators. Jenny is incredibly communicative and personable, her prompts and projects directly related to my subject area and allowed me to create resources that I will use for years.L.G., Music Teacher
Very valuable learning experience. Course is highly recommended!H.K., Librarian
It was a great introduction on how social media can really help with your professional learning networks!E.R., Elementary Teacher
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
Learning how to connect with other educators.E.R., Elementary Teacher
I am better able to teach using social media for sure.W.L.
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|Online||Mar 01, 2021 9:12 AM||Feb 18, 2021 9:12 AM||Spring|