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Fundamentals of Using Edmodo for Social Media in the Classroom


Fundamentals of Using Edmodo for Social Media in the Classroom

Fundamentals of Using Edmodo for Social Media in the Classroom

Learn more about using Edmodo for social media in the classroom.


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Course Description

Edmodo is an online application that assists teachers and trainers in leveraging social media to enhance learning in a classroom setting. This free online course about Edmodo will take you through the application, from setting up a group and inviting students to join the relevant group through to creating a central repository of resources that you can use with any group.
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Key to Edmodo’s appeal to students is the familiarity of the user interface built around postings to a wall, along with the ability to attach any kind of document to the various posts. You will learn how to use the various types of posts, and the differences between the teacher and student views and functionality. General site management tasks are also explained such as closing groups, restricting students from posting content and restricting notification e-mails. This free online course about Edmodo will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who would like to learn more about incorporating the functionality of social media within an educational setting, and to students who would like to manage their academic workload and assignments via a social media platform that is familiar and flexible.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Set up and maintain an Edmodo group; - Manage individual students and groups; - Understand and manage the wall; - Create the various general posts and share content; - Create specific posts for notes, polls, quizzes, assessments and calendars; - Place and manage content in a central library; - Leave feedback for individual students;


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Module Title
Module 1: Using Edmodo for Social Media in the Classroom
Module 2: Using Edmodo for Social Media Assessment

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Course Title Fundamentals of Using Edmodo for Social Media in the Classroom
Course # 516
Course Publisher Russell Stannard
Course Category 85
Content Origin
Course Description  Edmodo is an online application that assists teachers and trainers in leveraging social media to enhance learning in a classroom setting. This free online course about Edmodo will take you through the application, from setting up a group and inviting students to join the relevant group through to creating a central repository of resources that you can use with any group. Key to Edmodo’s appeal to students is the familiarity of the user interface built around postings to a wall, along with the ability to attach any kind of document to the various posts. You will learn how to use the various types of posts, and the differences between the teacher and student views and functionality. General site management tasks are also explained such as closing groups, restricting students from posting content and restricting notification e-mails. This free online course about Edmodo will be of great interest to teachers and trainers who would like to learn more about incorporating the functionality of social media within an educational setting, and to students who would like to manage their academic workload and assignments via a social media platform that is familiar and flexible.
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Release Date 21 September 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
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Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • jay smith United States of America This course gave me the information I need to begin flipping my classroom. Edmodo is a new tool for me to integrate into my students educational backpack. 2014-10-11 04:10:30
  • Abdullah Deyap ALENEZI Saudi Arabia it is very beneficial course. it helped me a lot to use it in my classrooms. thank you so much. 2014-09-21 07:09:46
  • Jenelle Moore Trinidad and Tobago Great course! 2014-07-20 18:07:51
  • Gilbert Boyd United States of America Very. Informative. 2014-03-31 17:03:45
  • Waheed Anwer Pakistan Course Module: Module 1: Using Edmodo for Social Media in the Classroom
    Course Topic: Tagging, calendars, libraries and managing student groups
    Comment: good 2012-09-30 16:09:25
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