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
relevant and helpfulH.M., Special Education Teacher
I am committed to modeling social media usage with my students next year.C.T., Elementary Teacher
It already has. My students are now coming to me talking about something we are going to do because they saw it on twitter or instagram! I love that so much!K.V.
It was a great course and I learned a lot about networking on the webJ.C.
after taking this course, I will consider social media when lesson planningH.M., 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.
This course was very valuable to introduce Twitter and Instagram into my classroom.D.F.
I will definitely continue to use Twitter to learn and collaborate with others.J.I., Special Education Teacher
Made social media accessible and explained why it is useful in the classroomC.M., Language Arts Teacher
Learning more about how to use social media as professional development, which I didn't expect!K.Z., Music Teacher
It was a great introduction on how social media can really help with your professional learning networks!E.R., Elementary Teacher
More connected to other educators means fresh ideas and attitude.S.L.
This was a very teacher-friendly course. I loved that Jenny posted all of the assignments so that we truly could work at our pace on implementing social media into our classrooms.D.M., Language Arts 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
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Oct 04, 2021 9:12 AM||Sep 23, 2021 9:12 AM||Fall|