Supporting Learners with Google Classroom

Course Available
2 Units
Online Self-Paced

Course Description

Bring Time-Savings and Productivity to Your Teaching Practice

Google Tools have been firmly embraced by many educational institutions because of their ability to foster collaboration and efficiency. Google Workspaces (formerly “GSuite”) is perhaps the most familiar range of offerings, including Google Docs, Slides, Forms, and Sheets. One of the newest layers to the family of Google Tools is Google Classroom. This Learning Ecosystem allows teachers to seamlessly leverage Google’s communication features as well as some new organizational tools. Google Classroom is built on the Google Workspaces foundation, so it is recommended that you feel comfortable using the Google Workspaces or are willing to spend additional time learning these tools throughout the course.

 

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credits in semester hours

Course Materials: Text, Do More with Google Classroom: Teach Better. Save Time. Make a Difference. by Matt Miller, available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.

Technical Requirements

Prerequisites: Students must have a working level of comfort with Google Workspaces apps, such as Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Slides before beginning to layer Google Classroom into your practice. These are covered in EDU-X772M, Google Tools for Collaborative Teaching and EDU-X718P Learning Readiness with Basic Google Tools if you need the basics.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDU-X798O – 006 Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 2 $307

Supporting Learners with Google Classroom

Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
2
$307
Online Self-Paced
Brent Enerva

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.

What You Will Learn

Educators who complete this Google Classroom training course will:

  • Create a Google Classroom interface to maximize its impact when working with learners of all backgrounds
  • Design unique learning experiences by integrating both Google Workspace Tools (Docs, Slides, etc.) and external tools that maximize student access to curriculum and encourage creativity
  • Implement/Leverage all available feedback tools for whole group, small group, and individual level feedback
  • Implement a plan to use Google Classroom that considers the teacher, students and families

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Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

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Online Self-Paced

Our online self-paced courses are similar to online fixed-date courses, but are designed to give you a six-month period from time of enrollment to complete all assignments. Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your assignments and exams. Grades are based on completed projects, assignments and exams.

How is the self-paced course structured? Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. The content is divided into three or seven learning modules. Each module will cover one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:

  • Module introduction that outlines what you can expect to learn in the module.
  • Required readings (textbook, articles, journals, websites, etc.) and presentations (audio and/or video).
  • Assignments (which may include: written assignments, quizzes, blogs, etc.) based on the readings and presentations.
  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
  • Typically, there is a final project, paper, or exam due in the last module that culminates all of the topics covered in each of the learning modules. You’ll find that the design of the learning modules has a rhythm to help you manage your time in the course.

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Testimonials

Assginmenrs were reasonable and realistic. I went into the 2020-2021 school year knowing how to actually use google classroom.

In the current age of distance learning, this course was what I needed to learn how to use GC as my LMS. I had never really used it before and we are using it daily now for direct instruction with our students.

Just a terrific course. Informative, engaging, and in a time of COVID it *matters* that extensions were granted, even over the course of a year. I’m grateful for this experience. Thank you.

Great experience. The course instructor was particularly helpful.

She gave wonderful feedback and the class was very beneficial.