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Using Social Media In The Classroom

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This course introduces classroom teachers and building administrators to effective and responsible social media implementation in K-12 classrooms. The emergence of social media as a viable tool for learning will be explored and implementation considerations will be determined. Legal and ethical issues regarding social media use in schools will be examined. Participants will devise a social media application plan for school-wide integration.

This graduate-level course is 3 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 2
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 3 weeks

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    Social Media in Education

    • Determine characteristics or considerations for effective social media use in learning.
    • Describe ways to implement the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS), Common Core, and standards-based instruction with social media tools.
    • Explore and compare social media tools for authentic integration.
    • Describe social media tools used in K–12 education.
    • Examine how social media has grown and affected education since its inception.
    • Describe benefits and challenges of social media use for students and educators.
    • Identify characteristics of the digital generation.

    Implementing Social Media in the Classroom

    • Determine acceptable use guidelines for social media use in education.
    • Evaluate social media for use in educational settings.
    • Outline implementation and training considerations for integration of social media.

    Legal and Ethical Issues Regarding Social Media Use in Schools

    • Examine school issues such as cyberbullying, plagiarism, and cheating that are escalated as a result of student social media use.
    • Create instructional opportunities to teach students responsible social media use.
    • Determine the role of schools in monitoring students’ and teachers’ social media use.
    • Research current laws and litigation related to social media use in schools.
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