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Google Docs

Session Overview
  1. Google Docs Review (Interactive demo)
    1. Documents
    2. Presentations
    3. Spreadsheets
    4. Drawing
    5. Forms
  2. Examples of Documents and Presentations in Action
    1. Essays
    2. Presentations
  3. Hands-on Activity, Part 1: Curricular Uses / Collaboration Doc Creation (See right side of screen)
  4. Managing Google Docs - Getting into the details

  5. Break

  6. Forms Overview
  7. Uses of Forms
    1. Collect student information (Form /Results)
    2. Collect data (Form / Results)
    3. Assignment submissions (Form / Results)
    4. Student assessment (Form / Results / Flubaroo)
  8. Hands-on Activity, Part 2 (See right side of screen)
  9. Spreadsheets, Gadgets, and More

  10. Experiment time: Select a Google Docs tool and start working out how you might use in your educational world.  Ask questions if you get stuck!

  11. Additional Resources on Docs and Spreadsheets
    Hands-on Activity, Part 1: Curricular Uses / Collaborative Document Creation
    1. Review the following sites (10 minutes)
      1. 34+ Ways to Use Google Docs
      2. Google Docs in the Classroom
      3. Writing in Docs
    2. Open up this document.
    3. Find your assigned row.  In the first column, add how you have used Docs in the past.  In the second column, add some ideas you found in your research on how you might incorporate Google Docs into your teaching world. (10 minutes)
    4. Wait for everyone to finish.
    5. Debrief

    Hands-on Activity, Part 2: Forms in Action
    Your objective is create one form that you can implement immediately in your classroom or office to (1) reduce waste (2) save time and (3) collect feedback or information.

    Part 1: Create the form
    1. Create a new form.
    2. Select the appropriate question types.
    3. Apply a theme of your choice.
    4. Test your form out. 
    5. Complete this Workshop Form and add your URL.
    Part 2: Take some surveys
    1. View the surveys of your peers, in the next 5 minutes.
    2. Starting after your survey on the list, take as many as you can in the designated times.
    Part 3: Review your results
    1. Use Form > Show summary of responses to get a quick overview of how people responded.
    2. Sort your survey by columns to see how it works.