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 a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
I do plan to implent the unit I designed for class by using Twitter to host literature chat.D.F.
This course was very valuable to introduce Twitter and Instagram into my classroom.D.F.
I was intimidated by social media at first. This class helped me better understand how I can utilize it to further my profession.C.S., Elementary Teacher
I will be using what I learned or made, and I will know how to expand upon that to create more "tools"L.J., Reading Specialist
I will use social media with my classes to stay connected, show off positive happenings in my classroom, and grow as a professional.T.H., Art Teacher
The introduction of Twitter, which I will be using as my social media platform in my classroom.K.F., Special Education 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.
I really enjoyed that this course highlighted how to incorporate social media into all classroom settings.e.s., 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
I plan on using my new professional network to gather ideas.M.B., Science Teacher
Made social media accessible and explained why it is useful in the classroomC.M., Language Arts Teacher
I learned a lot about Twitter and how I can use to build a network of connected educators.A.M., Reading Specialist
I enjoyed it. I got me out of my comfort zone, and into more tech!K.S.
Learned a lot about Twitter and the best ways to integrate it into my classroom.M.M., Math 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
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline|
|Online||Oct 22, 2018 9:12 AM||Oct 12, 2018 9:12 AM|