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Social Media For Professional Learning

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Learners are introduced to the use of social media tools and resources that support professional learning in the 21st century. Learners explore a variety of social media tools for individual and collaborative learning, including development of a personal learning network. In addition, learners examine leading responsible social media usage and the future of social media for professional learning.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Learning in the 21st Century

    • Justify the role of social media in professional learning.
    • Define social learning.
    • Describe the evolution of professional learning strategies and practices.

    Collaborating With Social Media

    • Explain how social media is a participatory tool.
    • Evaluate social media tools for collaboration.
    • Describe considerations and implications for collaborating with social media.

    Using Social Media Tools for Learning

    • Propose strategies to use social media appropriately and responsibly, including managing online reputations.
    • Examine resources that document and archive learning.
    • Compare a variety of specific social media tools for professional learning.

    Planning for the Future of Social Media and Professional Learning

    • Describe the changing roles of administrators, educators, and learners when using social media for learning.
    • Determine an ongoing social learning strategy, including exit plans as appropriate.
    • Propose how social media will affect classrooms of the future.

    Developing a Personal Learning Network through Social Media

    • Explain a Personal Learning Network (PLN).
    • Examine how to initiate, sustain, and evolve a PLN.
    • Identify tools and resources for a PLN.

    Leading Social Media Practices for Learning

    • Suggest strategies for leading responsible social media use.
    • Analyze polices that promote connected leadership.
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