Course Outline for Google Apps

Units may be given over a series of sessions or during the course of 1-2 days. Most courses can be trimmed to 7 hours and expanded to 12 hours. This is a proposed schedule for a 1 day (7 hour) course.

Time Schedule
Unit
Online Resources
8 - 8:15 am
Introductions, Course Registration (online)
- http://www.thenetworkedlearner.com/
8:15 - 9 am
Google Apps in Education (presentation)

9 - 10 am
Doing Research with Google News and Search (hands on)
- http://news.google.com
- http://search.google.com
10 - 10:15 am
Break

10:15 - 11:30 am
Managing Research Topics with iGoogle and Google Calendars (hands on)
- http://calendar.google.com
11:30 - 12:45 am
Collecting and Analyzing Data with Google Spreadsheets and Forms (hands on)
- http://docs.google.com
12:45 - 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 pm
Visualizing Data with Google Maps (hands on)
- http://maps.google.com
2:30 - 3:45 pm
Publishing Results with Sites (hands on)
- http://sites.google.com
3:45 - 4 pm
Course Evaluations
-http://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com/Courses

Expandable Units
Google Analytics for Sites
Picasa Web Albums
Web-logs with Blogger
Collaborative Writing with Google Docs
Building Your Learning Network with Google Groups and Google in Education Ning
Communicating with Google Chat and Talk
Presenting Data with Google Presentations