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Adding collaborators

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Video: Adding collaborators

As we start to build our collaborative site, it's

Adding collaborators

As we start to build our collaborative site, it's important to include people early on in this process. That way the people working with us know that the process of building the website is an important part of the collaboration, not just the sharing of information. So let's go and take a look at how we can manage some of the sharing settings of our new collaborative site. Now, there's two ways that we can share this website. One, is to give people access to it. The same way you'd go to a website on the internet. You can choose who can view that website. The other way we can grant access, is who can edit this site? Who can join us in the collaborative efforts to actually work on the creation of the website.

To access these settings, let's go to click on Share in the upper right hand corner. Now by default, everyone in you organization can actually find and access this website. If you’d like to restrict who can view as well as edit the website and the first thing we would like to change is the organizational access. I’m going to go and click the Change button and I’m going to say that this is a private website. What this means is that the overall site permission is going to be private. People will not be able to view or access the site unless I choose to give them permission to do so. This is going to be a temporary stage while we work on the building of the website as a collaborative project.

When it comes to the point that we are ready to share this site with the public, we'll make some changes to this section. Let's go and click the Save button. So as of right now, I have a completely private website. Only I can see the website, and only I can make changes to it. What I'd like to do is to go ahead and invite the rest of the teachers in my building by using the teachers' group we created, so that they can actually view as well as make changes to the website. I'll go and type in the email address for the teachers' group and then hit Share. So at this point we have a site that's public and it's only visible to the teachers and myself. At the same time, every teacher in the building, as well as myself, has the ability to access as well as edit this website.

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  1. 2m 47s
    1. Welcome
      42s
    2. Things to know before watching this course
      1m 30s
    3. Using the exercise files
      35s
  2. 18m 22s
    1. What is Google Apps for Education?
      54s
    2. Setting up Google Apps
      4m 27s
    3. Verifying your domain name
      2m 40s
    4. Adding users
      5m 30s
    5. Customizing Google Apps
      4m 51s
  3. 26m 11s
    1. Configuring Gmail
      7m 37s
    2. Gmail communication
      5m 5s
    3. Creating a school signature
      3m 56s
    4. Archiving school communication
      2m 0s
    5. Sending large attachments
      3m 5s
    6. Using common shortcuts
      4m 28s
  4. 16m 12s
    1. Collaborating with calendars
      4m 47s
    2. Adding office hours with repeating events
      4m 48s
    3. Creating event invitations
      3m 0s
    4. Managing alerts
      3m 37s
  5. 8m 8s
    1. Understanding Google Drive
      1m 44s
    2. Creating a lesson-planning workflow
      3m 21s
    3. Centralizing school documents
      3m 3s
  6. 13m 6s
    1. Understanding Google Docs
      2m 30s
    2. Collaborating with Google Docs
      3m 10s
    3. Surveying other teachers
      7m 26s
  7. 26m 2s
    1. Getting started with a collaborative planning website
      3m 6s
    2. Adding collaborators
      1m 39s
    3. Adding pages
      3m 55s
    4. Styling your website
      5m 14s
    5. Styling individual pages
      4m 49s
    6. Adding dynamic elements for user interactions
      3m 55s
    7. Publishing your website
      1m 55s
    8. Google Sites in the classroom
      1m 29s
  8. 8m 14s
    1. Adding educational apps
      3m 6s
    2. Using YouTube for education
      2m 27s
    3. Teaching with Google Scholar
      2m 41s
  9. 45s
    1. Next steps
      45s

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