Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing, Self-Paced, 4-week Class (Spring Semester – Offered anytime between 12.4-5.3.21)

Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing, Self-Paced, 4-week Class (Spring Semester – Offered anytime between 12.4-5.3.21)

May 3rd

Tyler Youngers

Date: Available for registration between December 4 ā€“ May 3, 2021
Course #: EDMA 288:838
Instructor: Tyler Youngers
Number of Credits: 2

This 2 credit, 4 week course is entirely self-paced.

Participants will begin the course as soon as their registration is processed.

The instructor will email with instructions on how to begin the class.

All assignments, discussions, and final project work are due at end of the 4 week course in order to receive credit for the course.

The participant should expect to be able to request a transcript 2-4 weeks after the course is completed depending on whether it is for Licensure Renewal or Graduate Credit.

(Last day to register for Spring Semester is Monday, May 3rd by 5:00 p.m.)

The purpose of this course is to show how to use Google Docs and other digital tools/resources to improve student writing. Teachers will learn the variety of features included in Google Docs and other digital tools/resources which support draft writing, peer feedback, teacher feedback, publishing, reflection, support for struggling writers, and an implementation plan for how to make this come together seamlessly.

Learning Objectives:

  • The participant will be able to use a variety of Google Docs and other digital tools/resources
    features;
  • The participant will be able to discover ideas for using Google Docs & other
    digital tools/resources to improve student writing;
  • The participant will discuss ways to improve the student writing experience with the features of
    Google Docs and other digital tools/resources; and
  • The participant will create a project plan, including specific tasks, to match the learning target
    and promote ongoing student achievement in their writing process.

This class is available for License Renewal, Graduate, Paraeducator or Audit credit.