Category Archives: Google Apps

Using Google Calendar to Create Bookable Appointments Slots

Do you need a way for your students to see when you’re available for one to one support and to book appointments with you? You can do this using the Google Calendar appointment slots. Here’s how it works You set … Continue reading

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Using Google Forms To Create Quizzes With Differentiated Feedback

You probably know that you can make a quiz using Google Forms but did you know that you can give students differentiated feedback based on how they answer the questions? Take this quick quiz about Shakespeare plays a couple of … Continue reading

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Teach Yourself

Encourage your students to be more creative with technology We have created a variety of items which you can copy onto any SBS Blackboard site to encourage and enable students to teach themselves different technological skills. Students may want to … Continue reading

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Control access in Google Drive

Want to give someone access to a folder or document for a time-limited period? Want to create a shared folder with students for assessment, with the ability to turn off access after submission deadline automatically? This Google Script may just … Continue reading

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Create QR Codes

What are they? QR codes are like a online barcode that consists of a mix of squares, which act as a link to a webpage. These codes can be scanned via smart devices and the person scanning the code will … Continue reading

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Sorting data from a Google sheet in a webpage

We were asked if it was possible to import data from a Google Sheet in to a webpage that would allow the user to sort the data. The idea was that staff could go on to the webpage, check their data, email … Continue reading

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Using Google Maps to display information

Google Maps can be used to plot data graphically. Custom maps can be created and data inputted to show the locations of organisations/information. Data collected via a Google Form and stored in a Google Spreadsheet can be used to populate … Continue reading

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Creating a Google form that will automatically email users a copy of the form

We were asked to find a way to send an auto reply email to users who had completed an online form. An email also needed to be sent to their line manager and team leader with a copy of the information … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Sheets and Forms

A Google Spreadsheet is a great alternative to Excel.  it is also cross compatible . You can copy data out of excel and add it in to a spreadsheet and you can also download a Google Spreadsheet as an .xlsx file. … Continue reading

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Google Apps are here, what does this mean for me?

The elearningatSHU blog, has published a post about a very significant development at SHU with respect to staff access to the Google Apps suite of services. You can read all about it here: http://elearningatshu.wordpress.com/2013/09/30/introducing-google-apps/  

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