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Effective Email Communication for Teaching & Learning

EDUC 600




Instructor: Rojanne Brown

Grading: Graded

Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Course Fee: $295

Class Offered Through IT4Educators

Course Description:

This course has been designed for K-12 educators who wish to streamline information sharing and collaboration, thereby affording a more productive teaching and learning environment. Working at your own pace throughout this course, you will use online, step-by-step tutorials and Internet resources to learn how to manage email communications, maintain your contacts, cope with your calendar, and track your tasks. You will also investigate how email can be used as a tool to enhance student learning.

Required software: Microsoft Outlook 2001 or higher (PC or Mac)


As a result of participating in this course, students will:

  • Use Atomic Learning (online software tutorials) to learn how to use Microsoft Outlook effectively to:
    • Work with attachments
    • Maintain contacts and create distribution lists
    • Manage appointments and tasks
  • Use Moodle (online discussion board) to access and share information.
  • Strategize storeage and organization of communication information.
  • Understand student email safety and etiquette.
  • Develop a plan to use email to increase student learning.


No textbook associated with this course.

About The Instructor

Rojanne Brown
Rojanne Brown

Rojanne Brown earned her M.Ed. from the University of Minnesota. Rojanne has been in the field of education for 27 years. For the past 15, she has been a Technology Integration Specialist in the Osseo Area School District. She has published an article in TechTrends and received the following awards: The William E. Gardner Pre-K-12 Outstanding Educator Award (2008), TIES Exceptional Teacher Award (2005), Teacher of the Year, Minnesota (2000, Technology & Learning Magazine). Rojanne is a Google Certified Teacher as well as Google Certified Trainer, A NET'S Certified Teacher, and an Intel Teach to the Future Master Teacher.

**Registration Instructions:

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.

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