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
The most valuable parts of the course were when we were encouraged to create accounts on social media and explore.C.R., Special Education Teacher
This course helped me find a way to get my students thinking about my class when they aren't in it!K.V.
I do plan to implent the unit I designed for class by using Twitter to host literature chat.D.F.
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.
I was surprised by how Twitter-centric the course was, but found it all very interesting and beneficial to my teaching.K.Z., Music Teacher
I learned a lot about utilizing social media for networking, resource sharing, and expanding my PLN.N.S.
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
This course was helpful to explore Twitter as a PLN.T.H., Art Teacher
I enjoyed it. I got me out of my comfort zone, and into more tech!K.S.
Learning how to properly and safely use social media in my classroom.W.H., Math Teacher
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.
Social media will be incorporated into my instruction.C.R., Special Education Teacher
I am excited to continue to grow my personal learning network through the use of Social Media.A.G., Special Education Teacher
Creating social media platforms and projects that will directly be used in my music classroom was the most valuable for me.L.G., Music Teacher
This course pushed me outside of my comfort zone, and it was well worth it!K.G., Math Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Sep 19, 2022 9:12 AM||Sep 08, 2022 9:12 AM||Fall|