Introduction To Social Media In Education

Start using social media to innovate learning and create, build and grow your personal learning network.
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Using the right network for the right purpose
Creating private and secure networks
Building an online school community
Building your PLN
Using social media for professional development

Requirements

  • Reliable Internet connection

Description

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?

  1. Twitter
  2. Facebook
  3. Google+
  4. Pinterest

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.

Who this course is for:

  • Educators
  • Teachers
  • Librarians
  • Principals
  • Instructors/Trainers
  • Consultants

Course content

6 sections45 lectures3h 19m total length
  • Introduction
    00:40

Instructor

Professional development for cutting edge educators
Fractus Learning
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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.