Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video Video office hours with Google Hangouts, part of Communication in the 21st Century Classroom.
- In this video, I'm going to show you…the basics of videoconferencing…using Google Hangouts and how you can…use it in your classroom.…Videoconferencing is becoming more relevant every day.…In a recent survey of over 1,200 businesses,…it was found that 76% of them…use videoconferencing solutions,…56% use videoconferencing at least once a week.…The use of videoconferencing is changing…the way in which the world is able…to communicate and collaborate.…No longer do people have to be…in the same room or same city for that matter…to have a face-to-face meeting.…
I encourage you to harness the power…of videoconferencing in your classroom.…Not only does it provide a creative…and flexible communication opportunity…but it will also help our students…to develop a skill that will likely…be important to their careers and every day lives.…Let's take a look at Google Hangouts.…In order to access Google Hangouts,…I'm going to go to my Gmail account.…If you don't already have a Gmail account,…I recommend signing up for a free account…
- Introducing digital literacy to your class
- Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint
- Collaborating with Google Drive
- Implementing an LMS
- Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts
- Gathering student feedback with Google Forms
- Creating audio and video announcements
- Using social media to communicate with the community
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication in the Digital Age
2. Communicate with Your Students
3. Communicate with Your School and District
4. Connect with Your Community
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