Social media has revolutionized communication, business and even the way we interact day to day. This detailed course will show you how social networks can be used to innovate the classroom and broaden your own professional skill-set and personal learning network.
Leigh Technology Academy ICT teacher and social media addict Toby Adams presents this comprehensive and fun introduction to social media in education. With tutorials taking you through the four major social networks (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest), the course provides everything you need to get up to speed in social media as well as create, build and grow your personal learning network.
What is covered in this course?
What will you master on successful completion of this course?
- Choosing the right social network for you and your school
- Understanding the key differences and benefits between different social networks
- Ensuring privacy and security settings are put in place
- Using social networks to find and share content and media
- Using social media to grow and nurture an invaluable personal learning network (PLN)
- Setting up school and class pages on social networks
- Using social media to build a community in your school and professional network
- Applying practical examples in your personal networks and with your students
Discounts are available for group, school or district purchases - please contact us to inquire further.
About the instructors
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Professional development for cutting edge educators
Fractus Learning works with educators around the globe to promote cutting edge technology skills, tools and resources. We focus on how technology can improve the learning experience, pedagogical outcomes and make education a joy for all students.
Our goal is to motivate, excite and enhance the teaching skill set with the use of technology, making sure educators are always on the cutting edge.
In a very funny as honest way, this course has tought me how to use eficiently social media from scratch.
Very dated, not what I expected it would be - additionally did not really touch on teaching that much.. just how to set up accounts on social media and use the platform. Should consider retitling.
I think it was a good match for me as a teacher.
This is helpful for me to learn some new things & it will help me in my career.