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UNI College of Education to host webinar on using social media

May 12, 2011

Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa and the College of Education will offer a free webinar as part of the "Hot Topics in Education" professional development webinar series. "Using Social Networking to Enhance Your Personal/Professional Development" is scheduled for 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.,Thursday, May 26. The webinar will be presented by Leigh Zeitz, associate professor of curriculum & instruction, and Robin Galloway, instructor, curriculum & instruction. 

The session will explore how to use social media tools like Skype, podcasts, wikis and blogs to share what you are doing in your classroom and learn from fellow educators.   

The webinars allow educators to learn from UNI experts in the comfort of their classroom, office or home. This year's webinars have featured topics such as classroom management; core standards; closing the achievement gap; technology in the classroom; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education; and more.

To learn more about the "Hot Topics in Education" series or to register for this free webinar, visit