Coming January 2013:
Using Google Apps and Cloud-Based Technologies in the Classroom

SUNY 3 credit course (EDU 598)

Description and purpose of the course

This course is to prepare educators to use Google Apps for Education in their classroom with students. The course utilizes Google training materials and digital based learning theories to explore the power of the Google Apps suit of tools as well as cloud-based technologies in the K-12 settings. Educators will be exposed to all of the major Google Applications as well as create a final project and presentation on their implementation of the tools in the classroom setting.


Student learning outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Search more effectively
  • Create a site using Google Sites
  • Understand the power of cloud based organizational tools such as Google Calendars
  • Understand the power of cloud based collaboration using Google Docs
  • Understand how Google Gmail is different from other e-mail clients
  • Analyze and evaluate web-based search results
  • Be able to implement the use of Google Apps in the classroom