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Course Description


Want to learn more about the Pinterest world? You are not alone! Millions of people have sent Pinterest membership numbers sky high. The site is growing in leaps and bounds and people far and wide want to learn how to get in on all the fun. That's what this course is all about!

In this course you will learn what Pinterest is, the history of the social media site, pinning tips and tricks, various ways people use it, pinning with a purpose, how non-profit organizations can use Pinterest to further their cause, how businesses can gain from using Pinterest, and other juicy details. Not only will you know how to join over 50 million other Pinterest users, but you will know how to get followers, find friends, leave comments, and increase your chances of getting items re-pinned.

Learning everything you need, and want, to know about Pinterest, you
will be ready to either take your current Pinterest account to the next level,or hit the ground running to create a successful account. Whether you are someone who wants to use it for fun or a business who wants to increase sales, the information in this course is invaluable for getting the most out of your Pinterest experience!

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Welcome to the Pinterest World!

Lesson 2: How to Create a Pinterest Account

Lesson 3: Pinning Tips and Tricks

Lesson 4: Hobbies, Ideas and Fun

Lesson 5: Using Pinterest for a Purpose 

Lesson 6: Pinterest for the Non-Profit 

Lesson 7: Pinterest for Business

Lesson 8: Other Things to Consider

Lesson 9: Pinterest Success

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons  and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz. An assignment will be included in several of the lessons. Students will successfully complete this course with an overall average of 70% or higher.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Pinterest is and how it is useful in both personal and business settings.
  • Demonstrate how to create a Pinterest account.
  • Demonstrate using Pinterest for a purpose.
  • Know how Pinterest can be used effectively for the non-profit needs.
  • Describe methods for getting the most out of Pinterest for business, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Exam10
Lesson 2 Assignment1
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Assignment1
Lesson 3 Exam10
Lesson 4 Assignment1
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Assignment1
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Assignment5
Lesson 6 Exam10
Lesson 7 Assignment5
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Assignment5
Lesson 8 Exam10
Lesson 9 Exam9
The Final Exam35
Total Points:144

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