Presentation on theme: "Google+Google+ Session Objectives: –By the end of this session, participants will be able to: Identify the basic features of Google+ Implement Google+"— Presentation transcript:
Google+Google+ Session Objectives: –By the end of this session, participants will be able to: Identify the basic features of Google+ Implement Google+ Hangouts in your course(s) to improve communication and build rapport with student Create learning materials that aid in student understanding of course content Develop an atmosphere that promotes collaboration between students
Google+ Hangout BasicsGoogle+ Hangout Basics Google+ Hangouts are face-to-face virtual meetings (think Skype) that allow for up to 10 people to be in one meeting session at a time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN38vHZjW Xwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN38vHZjW Xw –Additionally, participants can share their screens with others and also collectively work on shared documents. To participate in a Hangout one must first establish a Gmail (Google Email) account.
Teacher - StudentTeacher - Student Online office hours –Individual students and/or groups can meet with faculty members to ask questions, voice concerns, give feedback, etc. Valuable prior to exams – I’m guessing students might ask a question or two then??? Can provide immediate feedback and avoid confusion that email can cause at times. –Can screen share lecture recordings, PowerPoint presentations, student notes, etc.
Teacher - StudentTeacher - Student Conduct a “Weekly Hangout” session with students –Review of the past week’s materials –Highlight/emphasize most important parts of lessons –Have students post/send/tweet questions and answer them in a Hangout If more than 10 students would like to view the Hangout, the video from the session can be saved, made into a link, and posted and/or tweeted out to students
Teacher - StudentTeacher - Student Live question and answer sessions with students Special interest groups in class – present more in-depth information on a specific topic
Student - StudentStudent - Student Students can work on a shared document as a group –Take home quiz/test, case study, problem set –Professors can join these Hangouts – can jump from group to group at random –Students can also work independently from the professor For grading purposes, students can score each other or save the Hangout video for the professor to review.
Student - StudentStudent - Student Students can complete group work during class time in breakout rooms. Instead of having to travel to each room, the professor can then jump into a Hangout with each group –Thus, the professor can check in with each group without having to go to each room. –Students can also screen share what they’re working on to show their progress
Teacher - Teacher Meet with offsite personnel from your office Need to meet with individuals from Stillwater, the hospital, and OSU-CHS? Easily share a presentation or work on a common document during these meetings Have a meeting contributor that doesn’t have a webcam or computer access? No problem – Google+ Hangouts can incorporate phone users…for free.
Starting a HangoutStarting a Hangout Establish a Google account Add people to your “circles” Click “Hangouts” Click “Start a Hangout” If necessary, install the plug-in Join the Hangout, then invite others to join! Once they accept the invitation, you will be able to video chat with them.
Example HangoutExample Hangout https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla yer_embedded&v=9nbnqZTKXDI https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla yer_embedded&v=9nbnqZTKXDI Questions??
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