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
This course was useful as a reminder of the importance of collaboration and relationships with other educators is for teachers.A.B., Math Teacher
I thought that it was laid out well. Social media is definitely a topic that should continually be touched upon due to its value, in the classroom and professionally.J.S., Elementary Teacher
It was invaluable as an educator to learn how to network with other educators and broaden our resources.C.F.
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.
Connecting with other professionals through social media.M.A., Elementary Teacher
This course pushed me outside of my comfort zone, and it was well worth it!K.G., Math Teacher
More connected to other educators means fresh ideas and attitude.S.L.
I will integrate social media into my classroom in a few ways now.A.F., Elementary Teacher
This course was a great for helping teachers understand how social media can be used in the classroom.C.R., Special Education Teacher
I loved the course! I highly recommend it to my coworkers. It helped me create an Instagram and expanded my Twitter PLN.L.S.
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.
It helped me connect with my students in a way I never have before.K.V.
Jenny was a great instructor and I enjoyed learning about social media in the classroom.K.F., Special Education Teacher
I enjoyed it. I got me out of my comfort zone, and into more tech!K.S.
I learned a lot of strategies for using social media in new ways.L.M., Social Studies Teacher
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|Online||Jul 06, 2020 9:12 AM||Jun 25, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|