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Friday, February 16 • 3:50pm - 4:15pm
#2 - Google Drive(ing) You Crazy? We can help...

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Technology: The benefits of utilizing Google Apps for collaboration are numerous for student engagement and learning, but sometimes it can be quite a chore to figure out the best ways to get started, or even find anything! We will talk about some strategies for effective use of Google Drive and Google Team Drive in the academic environment, and hopefully make it easier for people to utilize these tools.
Evidence: A recent campus ECAR survey showed that 73% of students wish instructors used Online collaboration tools in the classroom. Yet, more than 50% of the students responding to the survey stated that instructors did not encourage students to use online collaboration tools to communicate/collaborate.

Broader Impacts: GSuite apps has a plethora of ways to increase in-class interactions and collaborations for students and faculty.

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Tom Van Gilder

IT Director, Appalachian State University
Tom is Director of Learning Technology Services for the Center for Academic Excellence (which encompasses the Learning Management System group) for the past 18 months.. He was Director of IT Support Services for Appalachian State University for the past 10 years and IT Manager for... Read More →
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Dustin Gragg

Desktop Support Manager, Appalachian State University
Dustin Gragg is the Desktop Support Manager at Appalachian State.His professional interests include IT service management, process improvement, customer education and engagement, and personnel management.His personal interests include cooking, board games, and being outdoors.

Friday February 16, 2018 3:50pm - 4:15pm PST
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