Using Google Drive to Enhance Collaborative Group Projects (Lab)

Presenters: Paulette Comet & Michele Clements, The Community College of Baltimore County Come to this session to learn the basics of accessing and using Google Drive which is a cloud-based software tool that allows students to create, collaborate, and access documents from anywhere! Google Drive offers 15 GB of free storage space and an online office suite. Ideas for group projects will be discussed and shared.

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Using Google Drive to Enhance Collaborative Group Projects (Lab)

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Presenters: Paulette Comet & Michele Clements, The Community College of Baltimore County Come to this session to learn the basics of accessing and using Google Drive which is a cloud-based software tool that allows students to create, collaborate, and access documents from anywhere! Google Drive offers 15 GB of free storage space and an online office suite. Ideas for group projects will be discussed and shared.
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  1. Using Google Drive to Enhance Collaborative Group Projects

    Slide 1 - Using Google Drive to Enhance Collaborative Group Projects

    • Paulette Comet & Michele Clements
    • The Community College of Baltimore County
  2. Using Google Drive to Enhance Collaborative Group Projects

    Slide 2 - Using Google Drive to Enhance Collaborative Group Projects

    • Paulette Comet
    • Michele Clements
    • Cengage Conference
    • March 20, 2015
  3. Agenda

    Slide 3 - Agenda

    • Introduction
    • Demonstration
    • Hands-on participation
    • Sharing of Ideas
    • Wrap up / Questions
  4. What is Google Drive

    Slide 4 - What is Google Drive

    • Cloud based storage and apps
    • Store anything, share anything
    • Access anywhere
    • Syncs to Mac, PC, or mobile device
    • Google search for files built in
    • Start out with 15GB, if you need more you can purchase additional storage ($1.99 for 100GB)
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWvKAYKlnnM
  5. 15 GB of Storage

    Slide 5 - 15 GB of Storage

    • Your free storage is shared across Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos, and you can use it however you’d like.
    • Store files up to 10 GB in Drive. Stuff you create with Drive apps won’t use storage.
    • Emails and attachments in Gmail use your storage.
    • Pictures you keep in Google+ photos smaller than 2048x2048 pixels are free.
  6. Supported File Types

    Slide 6 - Supported File Types

    • Microsoft Office compatible
    • View up to 30 different types of files in your browser
    • Some file types are:doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, pdf, jpg, gif, png, mp4, avi, mov, fla
  7. Security

    Slide 7 - Security

    • Work is backed up
    • Own and control your data-you decide WHAT and HOW files are shared!
  8. Getting Started

    Slide 8 - Getting Started

    • You will need a Google account
    • http://www.google.com/drive
  9. Google Apps Button

    Slide 9 - Google Apps Button

    • Meet the Google Apps button - located upper right
  10. Google Drive Demonstration

    Slide 10 - Google Drive Demonstration

  11. To Change to New Drive

    Slide 11 - To Change to New Drive

    • To Change to the New Drive – Previous Google accounts
    • Click Settings
    • Click Experience the new Drive
  12. Google Drive Tips

    Slide 12 - Google Drive Tips

    • Convert a Word, Excel or PowerPoint file to Google Docs
    • Once the file is uploaded to Google Drive, click on it, click Open
    • Click File, Open with, choose Google Docs, Google Sheets or Google Slides
    • History
    • Click on File, See Revision History
    • Built in Search for Files
    • As you type google will auto generate possible results
  13. Add ons

    Slide 13 - Add ons

    • Add ons are available for Google Docs
    • Click Add-ons
    • Click Get Add-ons
    • Select one
    • Click Free
    • Click Accept
  14. To Share

    Slide 14 - To Share

    • Click Get Shareable Link
  15. To Share

    Slide 15 - To Share

    • Share
    • Editors will be allowed to add people and change permissions
  16. Install Drive on Your Computer

    Slide 16 - Install Drive on Your Computer

    • Click Settings
    • Click Download Drive
    • Select the type of device
    • Click Accept and Install
  17. Link goes to user folder.

    Slide 17 - Link goes to user folder.

    • Synchronization
    • Files stored in DRIVE!
  18. Teacher Ideas

    Slide 18 - Teacher Ideas

    • Live chat with students
    • Provide feedback to students (comments)
    • Create surveys for immediate feedback-Google Form
    • Course survey
    • Engage students-use like a wiki
  19. Classroom Ideas

    Slide 19 - Classroom Ideas

    • Collaborative research group projects
    • lab reports
    • writing
    • Brainstorming
    • Great for hybrid, online and face-to-face
    • Research and cite within Drive
    • Vocaroo and QR codes
  20. More Google Drive Tips

    Slide 20 - More Google Drive Tips

    • Research and cite
    • Click on Tools, Research
    • See choices
  21. vocaroo.com

    Slide 21 - vocaroo.com

  22. Questions and Sharing

    Slide 22 - Questions and Sharing

  23. Resources

    Slide 23 - Resources

    • http://tech-three.blogspot.com/2013/05/google-drive-project-ideas.html
    • https://www.the-qrcode-generator.com/