Google Docs gives educators the opportunity to work from anywhere, provide ongoing feedback, and use the revision history to work collaboratively. This video tutorial focuses on the various Google Docs tools which can be beneficial in teaching and supporting the writing process.
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- [Instructor] Let's take a look…at some specific tools in Google Docs…that can be used for collaboration…and to improve the writing process.…One of the most powerful aspects of Google Docs…is the ability to collaborate with others in real time.…Up to 50 people can edit a document all at the same time,…and up to 200 people can collaborate on a document.…This presents some amazing opportunities for education.…Staff can collaborate on lesson plans,…unit plans, curriculum, and they can do this…all without common planning time.…
School-wide collaboration is even possible.…Teachers can share their lesson plans,…ideas, or best practices to a common library.…Staff meeting notes can be shared…instantly with the entire staff.…Students can write in group projects…simulteanously, and can work from anywhere.…They can hold discussions, give feedback,…and share their work with others for peer review.…Let's take a look at some of the specific tools…that can help students with the writing process.…The revision history makes it easy to look through…
- Sending large attachments with Gmail
- Filtering email in Gmail
- Uploading and downloading files in Google Drive
- Creating student assignment folders
- Adjusting Google Docs sharing and security options
- Providing feedback in Docs
- Voice typing and translating content
- Collaborating with Google Sheets
- Presenting with Google Slides
- Creating and sharing Google Forms
- Building a self-grading quiz in Google Forms
- Creating events and appointments in Google Calendar
Skill Level Beginner
2. Overview of Google Drive
3. Using Google Docs
4. Google Sheets
5. Google Slides
6. Google Forms
7. Google Calendar
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