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MTI 566: Education and Social Media: Toward A Digital Future

MTI 566: Education and Social Media: Toward A Digital Future

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Textbook:

Greenhow, Christine. Sonnevend, Julia. Agur, Colin. Education and Social Media, Toward a Digital Future. MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262529044.

 

Course Description:

Social media has changed how students communicate, relate, receive information, and learn. This course will help classroom teachers develop the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to responsibly embed social media into the classroom. We will examine how social and digital media is changing the future of education, explore the challenges of integrating social media in the classroom, and use research and case studies to improve the way social media is being used in the classroom today.

Learning Outcomes/Competencies:

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Articulate the effect of social media on the minds of our students (physically and mentally); thus, altering their learning styles and preferences, self-identity and decision-making. InTASC 1,2,3,5,6
  • Develop a framework for integrating social media into traditional curriculum. InTASC 4,5,6,7,8
  • Analyze pedagogical approaches for teaching students in the 21st century, with different types of social media. InTASC 1,3,5
  • Identify and detail the process for developing unit plans that address digital education and its possibilities for the agency of learners as seekers, creators, sharers, and consumers of knowledge. InTASC 1,3,9,10

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Assignments:

  • ​5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
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Online Instructor-Led:
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Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
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Price: ​$475

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Price: ​$475

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

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Price: ​$495

Online Instructor-Led:
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Transcripts:
Available within 4 week of receiving your grade.

Assignments:

  • 5 discussions
  • 10 discussion responses
  • 2 applications
  • 1 action research project
  • 1 essay
  • 10 journal entries
Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

Download Syllabus

Price: ​$495

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