The course will introduce participants to the different types of social media platforms that are available and how they can be used to engage learners. This includes an overview of how social media can be integrated into the classroom as a way to support student learning and provide a more dynamic learning environment. The course will focus on developing participants’ knowledge and skills in creating and sharing multimedia content on social media platforms. This includes hands-on activities that allow participants to experiment with different types of multimedia, such as videos, podcasts, and infographics.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
- Teachers and educators .
- Professionals working in the field of education, such as trainers, coaches, and consultants.
- School administrators who want to support their teachers in integrating social media into their teaching.
- Non-profit organizations and community centers
- Students and recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in education or digital marketing.
- To develop an understanding of the benefits and challenges of using social media as a teaching tool.
- To learn how to integrate social media into lesson planning and classroom activities in a safe and ethical manner.
- To understand how to evaluate the effectiveness of social media use in the classroom and adjust teaching practices accordingly.
- To gain practical experience in creating and sharing multimedia content on social media platforms, such as videos, podcasts, and infographics.
- To develop strategies for using social media to foster collaboration and communication among students, both in the classroom and beyond.
- To explore innovative approaches to assessment and feedback using social media, such as peer review and digital portfolios.
1) Digital literacy
Participants will develop digital literacy skills to use various social media platforms effectively and efficiently.
2) Communication and collaboration
Participants will develop communication and collaboration skills to use social media as a tool for promoting group work, peer feedback, and sharing information with parents and caregivers.
3) Technological expertise
Participants will develop technological expertise to use various digital tools and platforms to create and share multimedia content.
4) Risk management
Participants will develop skills in risk management to use social media safely and ethically in the classroom.
Participants will learn how to use social media to design and implement innovative teaching strategies, such as gamification, personalized learning, and student-centered learning.
6) Cultural awareness
Participants will learn how to use social media to create a safe and respectful learning environment that values diversity and promotes intercultural communication and understanding.
- be able to demonstrate an understanding of various social media platforms and their applications.
- be able to implement a comprehensive social media strategy that enhances student engagement, facilitates peer collaboration, and promotes a positive learning environment.
- be able to utilize social media tools to create and curate diverse learning resources, such as videos, images, and articles, that cater to different learning styles and abilities.
- be able to establish online professional learning communities to connect with educators worldwide, fostering collaboration, resource sharing, and continuous professional development.
- be able to build a growth mindset in participants, encouraging them to continuously explore new social media trends and tools to adapt their teaching practices and enhance their professional development.