Reinventing Yourself through Innovation, White, Summer 2020
||This course will be held in an online environment using Canvas and Google Meet.
|Dates and Times:
||July 5 - August 24, 2020.
||$1,400 with technology, $975 without. Note: $1,400 tuition includes the following digital action camera: GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera w/ Battery, 32GB Memory Card and GoPro with Mini Tripod. In this uncertain time, supply chains can be interrupted and technology prices are not guaranteed. Castleton reserves the right to cancel the course if the technology can not be obtained before the course start and/or to increase the course tuition if the technology prices increase.
Note: Please register online. Purchase order or payment, payable to CASTLETON UNIVERSITY, is due at the time of registration. Please mail the check to: Financial & Registration Services, Castleton University, 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, VT 05735. To help us ensure that your payment is applied to the correct course, PLEASE WRITE “CFS” IN THE CHECK MEMO LINE. Thank you.
Looking for a course that reinvents your practice prior to the school year? Then this course will be a highly engaging and rewarding summer course for you! In an age where perception is reality, teacher burnout is a trend, and schools have become much more digital, educators across the country are in need of refreshing their practices. How do I get back that exciting feeling of going to work every day? How do I engage my students and families in creative and meaningful ways in this new educational landscape? That’s what this course is designed to help with. In this course, participants from K-12 both educators will learn about the power of video and social media as a communication tool for innovation within the classroom and school. This course will breakdown the essence of why and how to use video/social media as a tool for innovation thus providing you with a toolset, leaving this course being able to begin using video/social media and other engaging platforms and best practices to reinvent yourself as an innovative educator. This is an excitingly engaging course that will revolutionize how you view school/classroom communication and instruction, ultimately leading you to becoming not only a better educator but having an innovative mindset.
Audience: All educators prek-12
Participants will learn how to put into practice video vlogging, video communication and a toolbox of innovative video-driven strategies to include into their daily practice as educators. This course will involve heavily the use of recording and editing video while teaching educators how to effectively use video to spark not only innovation in themselves and their students but communicate a perception of innovation to the community.
Couros, G & Novak, K. (2015). The Innovator’s Mindset. San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting.
Other Suggested Readings/Texts: Couros, G. (2017). Innovate Inside the Box: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent and Lead a Culture of Creativity. San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting.
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