Google Drive is a free app from the Google family of apps that allows to access and create files stored in the cloud with your google account information. Google drive users can have up to 15GB of free storage space. To login just use your google account information (gmail email address) and from there you can create, edit, or access files on the go. You can also access these files and collaborate from a desktop browser by going to drive.google.com. Click HERE for iOS download | click HERE for android download. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below. If you have used this app in your life […]
For those that do not like using their tablets or mobile devices because they cannot edit their word files, here is a solution for you: the Quickoffice app by Google. This app used to be paid, but as of last week it has become free for download. With it, you can create as well as edit Microsoft Office files on your iPhone, iPad, as well as Android devices. To download this app for the iPhone or iPad you can click HERE. To download it for android click HERE. To learn more about this app watch the video embedded below (this is an older video. We are creating a new one […]
A brief video tutorial on how to connect to other people via Google Hangout.
An infographic that provides you with a number of different operators and symbols that may help you search the web with google more effectively.
While preparing for my class this spring, I thought about which learning objectives could be easily assessed with some sort of collaborative exercise. I ran across the article “Promoting Student Success Through Collaboration”in the January 21, 2013 issue of Faculty Focus by Dr. Oliver Dreon. It’s essentially an article discussing ways students can use Google Docs to collaborate. Honestly, I’m quite familiar with Google Docs but continued to read because the background story got my attention and caused me to seriously consider my beliefs about the notion of learners learning from each other. The article references a student taking the lead on collaboration in her course by inviting students to […]