This course introduces K-12 teachers to the use of Google™ tools in the classroom. A variety of Google™ tools to support classroom communication and collaboration are examined. Tools for learning, creating, and solving problems are also explored. Participants create original instructional products and lesson plans using Google™ tools.
This graduate course is 2 weeks. This course belongs to the Continuing Education for Teachers program and is not part of any licensure degree program offered by the university.
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.
This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
Topics and Objectives
Using Google™ Tools to Communicate and Collaborate
- Describe the benefits and challenges of using Google™ tools to support educational communication and collaboration.
- Create a classroom communication plan that incorporates Google™ tools.
- Develop a lesson plan that requires student collaboration using Google™ tools.
Using Google™ Tools to Learn, Create, and Solve Problems
- Determine how Google™ tools can enhance teachers' professional development.
- Create an original instructional product using Google™ tools.
- Create a problem-based learning (PBL) lesson that incorporates the use of Google™ tools.
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