GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION by yaoyufang

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									    GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

       Instructor / Facilitator: Htay Hla
      Information Technology Director
             University of Arizona
Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
           hhla@email.arizona.edu
                (520) 626-3772
GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

What We’ll Cover:
  • What is it?
  • How are others using it?
  • What does it look like?
  • How can I get it?
  • Some specific examples
  • Additional resources
                     GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION
So What is Google Apps for Education Anyway?
From: http://www.google.com/educators/p_apps.html
Gmail: Email storage and search tools that help your students find information fast and
instant messaging from right inside their accounts.
Google Calendar: Students can organize their schedules and share events and calendars with
others.
Google Talk: Students can call or send instant messages to their contacts for free anytime,
anywhere in the world.
Google Docs: Share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Collaborate in real-time
with your team or with your whole school. You can publish final documents to the entire
world, too.
Google Sites: Work together to keep related documents, web content and other information
in one place, on one site – websites and wikis.
Google Video for education: A video hosting and sharing solution that enables schools and
other organizations to use video as an effective medium for internal communication and
collaboration.

Let’s watch a 3 min video
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmiaguECzd0&feature=related)
            GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

How are others using it?
  • Saline Area Schools, Michigan
    (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7VPie-Yd0U&feature=player_embedded)

   • Arizona State University
   (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x2fJRW_vvQ&feature=PlayList&p=EBE322F4BFB28908
   &playnext_from=PL&index=5)

   • A couple of students talk about Google Apps
   (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miYvAh09M_M&feature=player_embedded)
GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

What does it look like?
  • Watershed School, Boulder, CO.
   (http://partnerpage.google.com/watershedschool.org )
   • University of Arizona
   (http://catmail.arizona.edu )
GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

How can I get it?
  • Sign Up!!
   (http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/get_apps.html)


   (actually if you’re really serious about
   implementing it at your school or school
   district, please work with someone in
   Administration and IT)
  GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION
Some specific examples
   • Google Docs
       •Google Docs in Plain English
       (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRqUE6IHTEA&feature=related)
       • Let’s log into Google Docs
       (http://docs.google.com/)
       • A lesson plan using Google Docs
       (http://docs.google.com/View?id=ddv49vkt_14dv8hdtf6)
   •Google Sites
      • How to Create a New Site
       (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1B_q_EiVHI&feature=related)
       • School trip Planning
       (https://sites.google.com/site/teacher28/)
        GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

Hands-on Lesson Google Docs
   http://services.google.com/apps/resources/overviews/welcome/topicDocs/index.html


Practice:
       Create or upload a document in Google Docs
       Share it with your neighbor
       Collaborate by editing it at the same time |
        (see changes being made real-time)
             GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION

Additional resources
  • Common Questions about Google Apps
   (http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=139019)
   • Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers
   (http://sites.google.com/site/colettecassinelli/apps)
   •Google Applications for students - Monash University
   (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_pTI6dxj8g&feature=related)
   • Google Apps for Education Webinars
   (http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2011/03/google-apps-for-education-101-webinar.html)


Please Note:
Even if your school or district doesn’t sign up for Google Apps
you and your class can still use the tools available through
Google’s online suite.
GOOGLE APPS for EDUCATION


           Thank You!


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