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
Connecting with other professionals through social media.M.A., Elementary Teacher
Social media will be incorporated into my instruction.C.R., Special Education Teacher
I enjoy learning how to use social media to develop a PLN.C.K.
Definitely helped build a PLNJ.W., Language Arts Teacher
I'm hoping to use Instagram more and continue using Twitter for PDK.Z., Music Teacher
This course was a great for helping teachers understand how social media can be used in the classroom.C.R., Special Education Teacher
This course pushed me outside of my comfort zone, and it was well worth it!K.G., Math Teacher
I felt the course was worthwhile for any educator wanting to use more social media in the school setting.A.K.
I learned a lot of strategies for using social media in new ways.L.M., Social Studies 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
The course was a great way to learn about different types of social media and how it can be an asset to educatorsS.H., Librarian
Great course to get your presence started in social media!K.M., Librarian
Good experience for me because I needed a "push" to start figuring out how to use and actually using certain aspects of social media. I honestly think they will serve me well.H.G., Music Teacher
I learned a lot about utilizing social media for networking, resource sharing, and expanding my PLN.N.S.
I enjoyed it. I got me out of my comfort zone, and into more tech!K.S.
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Sep 19, 2022 9:12 AM||Sep 08, 2022 9:12 AM||Fall|