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Skills you will gain

TeachingCommunicationWeb 2.0Collaboration

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
28 minutes to complete

Getting Started

Welcome to Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools! Before you begin the course, please take a few minutes to check the Getting Started section below to help you become familiar with the course. ...
4 videos (Total 18 min), 1 reading
4 videos
What is Web 2.0?5m
An Analogy for Web 2.0 Tools1m
Toolbox Story6m
1 reading
Syllabus and Grading Policy10m
2 hours to complete

Week 1: Communication

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7 videos (Total 39 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Grandparents Day in an Elementary Classroom5m
Drug Awareness Week6m
Affective Learning and Reflective Practice3m
Tool Review: Remind1015m
Tool Review: Google Hangouts3m
Tool Review: Penzu5m
6 readings
Week 1 Overview10m
More on Communication Tools10m
Communication Scenarios10m
Week 1 Reading Materials10m
Explore More Tools10m
Activities10m
2 practice exercises
Week 1 Self-Report2m
Week 1 Quiz10m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Week 2: Collaboration

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7 videos (Total 34 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
The Family Tree Project3m
Collaboration in Music Composition3m
Quality Collaboration and Accurate Assessment5m
Stormboard4m
Creately2m
MeetingWords2m
7 readings
Week 2 Overview10m
More on Collaboration Tools10m
Collaboration Scenarios10m
Week 2 Reading Materials10m
Explore More Tools10m
Activities10m
Final Project: Food for Thought10m
2 practice exercises
Week 2 Self-Report2m
Week 2 Quiz10m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Week 3: Creativity

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7 videos (Total 29 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Surviving the Notes2m
Learning U.S. Constitution2m
Reviewing Algebra2m
Evernote3m
Thinglink5m
WeVideo2m
7 readings
Week 3 Overview10m
More On Creativity Tools10m
Creativity Scenarios10m
Week 3 Reading Materials10m
Explore More Tools10m
Activities10m
Final Project: Food for Thought10m
2 practice exercises
Week 3 Self-Report2m
Week 3 Quiz10m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Week 4: Mini Action Research Project

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2 videos (Total 13 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Action Research8m
4 readings
Week 4 Overview10m
Introduction10m
21st Century Skills Maps10m
Activities10m
2 practice exercises
Week 4 Self-Report2m
Week 4 Quiz10m
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Top Reviews

By AMNov 4th 2016

This course has shown me new way to achieve what I have been struggling for months. It also give me methodology to improve myself and my teaching methods.

By SAFeb 20th 2019

A really informative course in regards of technology that could be used in class and assisting it to be more creative and participative.

Instructors

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Bernard R Robin

Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
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Sara G. McNeil

Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction

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