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 was surprised by how Twitter-centric the course was, but found it all very interesting and beneficial to my teaching.K.Z., Music Teacher
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
I enjoyed it. I got me out of my comfort zone, and into more tech!K.S.
I felt the course was worthwhile for any educator wanting to use more social media in the school setting.A.K.
It was a great introduction on how social media can really help with your professional learning networks!E.R., Elementary Teacher
The course was a very good introduction in social media in an education based way.A.F., Elementary Teacher
Social media will be incorporated into my instruction.C.R., Special Education Teacher
I am better able to teach using social media for sure.W.L.
Very useful- excited to use Twitter in future classes now that I have foundational knowledge.J.F.
Learned a lot about Twitter and the best ways to integrate it into my classroom.M.M., Math Teacher
I liked how it focused more on building a network rather than how to implement Twitter in a class setting.M.B., Science Teacher
Social Media for Educators forced me to take action in regard to using Twitter for professional learning.A.R., Tech Specialist
Learning how to connect with other educators.E.R., Elementary Teacher
I will integrate social media into my classroom in a few ways now.A.F., Elementary Teacher
PLN will have a large impact!J.C., Elementary Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Jul 06, 2020 9:12 AM||Jun 25, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|