NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Twitter in Education

EDUC 600




Instructor: Ryan Semans

Grading: Graded

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Partner Course Fee: $295

Partner Class Offered Through IT4Educators

Course Description:

Learn how to implement Twitter and social learning tools into your lesson practice. Research literature and video resources that showcase how a teacher or educational professional can integrate Twitter into a lesson and use Twitter as a professional development tool. Build on past professional experiences to make future experiences more relevant, meaningful, and motivational for your students.


As a result of participation in this course, learners will:

  1. Use Atomic Learning (online software tutorials) to learn how to use Twitter.
  2. Use Moodle (online discussion board) to access and share course information.
  3. Research the uses and rationale of Twitter integration in the classroom and reflect upon past units or lessons to help with student's motivation in the future.
  4. User prior knowledge and new learning to create Twitter activities and aligned assessements.
  5. Reflect upon prior and learned Twitter knowledge for classroom and professional use.
  6. Investigate and put to practice how Twitter can be used for personal professional development.



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