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SATURDAY MARCH 21, 2015

The Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology is both an annual event and a year-round online discussion of ways that faculty and staff are using technology to enhance teaching, learning, and research.


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Saturday, March 21 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Using Social Media to Globalize Curriculum

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Can social media use in a classroom setting lead to significant global learning?

First, workshop facilitators will describe global learning and how social media can play a role in global competency development. Next, they will share experiences from the field, highlighting several social media integration failures as well as success stories.

Finally, workshop facilitators will describe a model of course design for significant global learning based on Fink’s (2009) six dimensions of course design. Session participants will have the opportunity to utilize the model to create learning objectives for a social media assignment for global learning.

This workshop is designed for educators who are new to globalizing curriculum.

Speakers
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Daniel Foster

Teacher Educator
I am a passionate individual looking to make a positive difference in the world around me. 7th Generation Texan; Taught Ag for 4 years in Willcox, Arizona; Be a Legend, it is all about the Legends; Truly Believe that You can Change the World as we know it; I am seeking my challenge and passion to become a Legend with Life is a Marathon...Not a Sprint.
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Melanie Foster

Assistant Professor


Saturday March 21, 2015 11:00am - 11:45am
Room 106

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