Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing, Self-Paced, 4-week Class (Summer Semester) Offered anytime between 5.4-8.3.21

Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing, Self-Paced, 4-week Class (Summer Semester) Offered anytime between 5.4-8.3.21

Aug 3rd

Date: Available for registration between May 4 – August 3, 2021
Course #: EDMA 288:608
Instructor: Tyler Youngers
Number of Credits: 2
Registration Deadline:

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 (www.iseatranscripts.org) or Graduate Credit.

(Last day to register for Summer Semester is Monday, August 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.

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  1. The instructor will email you once your class registration has been processed and forwarded to him with information on how to get started in the class:
    1. Emails regarding this class will come from the instructor, Tyler Youngers, with this email address: tyler@growprofessionally.com;
    2. Be sure to check your junk/spam/clutter folders-mailboxes in case the email isn’t recognized as a known mail; and
    3. If you are using a school email address, many schools have their network security filters set up to push unknown emails directly to spam and you will not even see it; if this is the case you will need to either talk to your IT department and request emails with the email address be allowed through or let us know you want to use a different email address.
  2. The Tabs at the left side of this page have important additional information regarding this class:
    1. The Syllabus gives information of what will be expected of you in the course. Generally it will include course policies, rules and regulations, required texts, and a schedule of assignments;
    2. The Fees will let you know how much this class will cost depending on the type of credit you want to take it for as well as if you are an ISEA Member or not;
    3. The Cancellation Policy is important so you know how to cancel if you need to and how refunds are handled; and
    4. The ISEA Official Transcript page tells you how to access your transcript once the class has ended.