Google Drive/Docs

Google Drive is an online word processor, slide show, spreadsheet, form and storage service provided by Google. Documents can be created or uploaded, stored securely and shared, and edited online while collaborating in real-time with other Google Drive users. An excellent overview of Google Drive can be seen in this YouTube clip –Introduction to new Google Drive.

The table below shows some potential uses of this technology in both Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE). Below this are videos which demonstrate how this technology could be used in teaching and learning.
Uses in FE Uses in HE
To track marks/grades. To discuss articles (via discussion function).
For collaborative work e.g. presentations. For collaborative work e.g. presentations, documents and spreadsheets.
For instant messaging. For surveys.
To collect information via a form e.g. reflections of coaching sessions. For group projects.
To share assessment calendars. To produce journal and book lists.
This video shows the discussion button within Google Drive
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This video shows the use of Google Talk and Google Chat
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