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
Very valuable textbook. Loved interacting with classmates on Twitter.J.C., Elementary Teacher
Manageable and relatableK.P.
Very useful- excited to use Twitter in future classes now that I have foundational knowledge.J.F.
Made social media accessible and explained why it is useful in the classroomC.M., Language Arts Teacher
This was a great course to give the participant a greater understanding of social media and its uses in education. There was enough expectation to push me forward and out of my comfort zone.L.J., Reading Specialist
I enjoy learning how to use social media to develop a PLN.C.K.
Creating a twitter PLN.S.L.
Learning how to build my PLN.A.F., Elementary Teacher
Learning how to properly and safely use social media in my classroom.W.H., Math 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 helpful to explore Twitter as a PLN.T.H., Art Teacher
It allowed me to connect to other professionals in my field which then created more creative ideas for my classroom.E.R., 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
This class was very helpful and practical for me. I loved how I could work at my own pace.J.D.
Jenny was a great instructor and I enjoyed learning about social media in the classroom.K.F., Special Education Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Mar 18, 2020 9:12 AM||Mar 08, 2020 9:12 AM||Spring|