Learning Readiness with Basic Google Tools will introduce educators to basic Google tools, allowing them to become more comfortable and confident to effectively and efficiently implement into their teaching practice to maximize student learning. Educators will be able to immediately implement what they have learned with their students.
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course is designed for both elementary and secondary level teachers who are new to Google's Suite of applications and want to learn how to effectively and efficiently add them into their teaching practice to enhance student learning. This is ideal for those transitioning from traditional to remote teaching and learning; as well as returning back to the classroom.
Required Materials: There are no textbook requirements for this course. A Google account and Google Chrome web browser are necessary to successfully complete this course.
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I am thankful for this course. It has helped me become confident in Google Tools that I will need to use next year in my classroom especially if we are remote learning.
I learned a lot from taking Basic Google Tools Course. I am applying my knowledge to new courses.
The professor was very timely with his responses and correction of work. I very much appreciated it.
The technical course was explicitly laid out and I could use the Google material immediately in my classroom. The instructor even Emailed me to see how I was getting along. This class is the best that I have ever taken online and I would highly recommend it to remote educators!
I appreciate the patience the instructor showed while I worked through difficult pieces of the curriculum.
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