Transforming Learning with G Suite

Graduate Credits

Graduate level professional development credits are provided by the University of North Dakota

Course Cost: $1549

Course Description

Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of the PD Campus courses: Introduction to G-Suite for Education (formerly titled Introduction to Google Apps for Education), or a basic understanding of the G-Suite apps.  

This blended course is for the intermediate technology user interested in expanding on the use of the Google Apps to transform learning. The course emerses participants the Google Apps to build interactive activities, templates and student-driven projects that that promote higher level thinking skills and engages students into a modern day learning environment. This course will examine the modern day learning concepts of gamification, hybrid, personalized and project based learning.

Google Apps for Education

In this blended course, students will meet face-to-face six times for 3 hours and experience a hands-on approach to utilizing Google Apps.  Throughout these six face-to-face modules, students will engage in hands-on learning, group sharing of ideas, and small breakout sessions that offer differentiation of learning styles.  Also included are weekly Google Hangouts online.

Students will also engage in 4.5 hours of online work which includes course readings, reflective responses with a peer partner, and professional discussions in response to a group book study using Schoology, our course learning management system.  Students will also spend time creating 5 mini projects and a culminating final project during the course.  Schoology provides a flipped version of the face-to-face version complete with video tutorials for extra remediation or extensions.

Learning Goals

  • Collaborate through peer review commenting, editing and chat features
  • Survey, assess, and analyze data using Forms and Spreadsheets
  • Communicate and organize using advanced features of Gmail, Calendar, and Hangouts
  • Create and publish interactive learning using Google Sites
  • Reflect on best practices with peer coaching
  • Discuss and reflect on professional texts through book study discussions
  • Organize Google Drive for maximum efficiency
  • Create and share using Screencastify and YouTube

This 3rd adoption of our Google courses will begin to prepare learners for the Google 2 Certification.

Spring 2018 Course Dates

Location Registration Deadline Course Start Date Course Details
Octorara High School April 1 April 12 Learn More
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