Friday, December 5, 2014

Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies!

EDUC 650 Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies 

Online Course 1 semester hour graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Kay Lehmann
Tuition and Registration
Course Description
Explore effective ways to use social media to connect communities of learners in virtual and physical spaces, to communicate with parents, and for personal professional development. Learn how to use social networks and cloud-based tools including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other personal learning networks.

Who should enroll?

Designed for elementary, middle school, and high school classroom teachers, school library media specialists, special education teachers, guidance counselors, school administrators and support staff at all levels.

Prerequisite: A basic understanding of how to sign up for accounts using web-based tools and a willingness to explore social media instructional strategies.


Social media strategies for professional development, global collaborative initiatives, learning community development and collaborations. Digital citizenship and learning outcomes and assessment using social media.
This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program. NOTE: You may enroll in this course to meet your goals for professional development, license renewal, or to complete graduate credits and transfer the credit to another university.


A free e-textbook will be provided when you login to the course. You may open the e-book to read online from your laptop or desktop. The e-textbook software is compatible with an iPad, Kindle Fire or fully internet-capable device. It is not compatible with a Kindle Reader.
Levinson, M. (2010). From fear to Facebook: One school’s journey. ISTE: Eugene, OR. ISBN-13: 978-1564842701
If you prefer to read a hard copy of the textbook, instead of reading via your computer or tablet, you may purchase the book from from or ISTE.