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
I really enjoyed that this course highlighted how to incorporate social media into all classroom settings.e.s., Special Education Teacher
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
I was surprised to see as much information for educatorsM.J.
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
I plan on using my new professional network to gather ideas.M.B., Science Teacher
I am excited to continue to grow my personal learning network through the use of Social Media.A.G., Special Education Teacher
I'm hoping to use Instagram more and continue using Twitter for PDK.Z., Music Teacher
I loved this course and have been recommending it to colleagues.C.L., Elementary Teacher
I plan on incorporating social media into my classroom for the first time, ever.K.F., Special Education Teacher
It was a great introduction on how social media can really help with your professional learning networks!E.R., Elementary Teacher
Very timely and usefulJ.M., Social Studies Teacher
Creating a twitter PLN.S.L.
I enjoyed this course and thought it was beneficial to me. I learned a lot about technological tools for my classroom.T.B., Language Arts Teacher
Very valuable learning experience. Course is highly recommended!H.K., Librarian
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Sep 21, 2020 9:12 AM||Sep 10, 2020 9:12 AM||Fall|