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Learning Path: Communication in the 21st Century Classroom is a Course

Learning Path: Communication in the 21st Century Classroom

Ended May 15, 2020
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Full course description

Term: Spring

Date, Time, & Location: Online Self Paced Course

Presented By: Technology Enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS) & PRofessional Development Network (PDN)



Communication is critical to student success. A variety of technology tools available to 21st century educators expand your ability to give students fast and effective feedback, saving classroom time and accelerating student achievement. Throughout this course, Oliver Schinkten explores how teachers can use Internet-based tools such as video and audio conferencing, learning management systems, and social media to communicate more effectively with students, parents, and other educators. In addition to covering basic theories of communication, Oliver also gives power tips for essential collaboration tools like Google Drive, Gmail, Google Hangouts, Collaborize Classroom, and more.


Topics included in this training are:


Introducing digital literacy to your class

Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint

Collaborating with Google Drive

Implementing an LMS

Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts

Gathering student feedback with Google Forms

Creating audio and video announcements

Using social media to communicate with the community