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Create ebooks in Google Docs

Google has just added a new feature to Google Docs that should make it much easier to create ebooks for use on tablets, phones, Kindle-style devices, PCs and laptops. Google has added the option to export documents in the ePub format, which is the international standard for ebooks and so is supported by most software and…

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What is Google Sheets?

This is part of a regular series of articles exploring some of the terms used in e-learning (view other articles in the series). We’ll do our best to break down the jargon and explain what things are from a basic perspective. Google Sheets is a spreadsheet tool that forms part of the Google Drive suite…

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What is Google Docs?

This is part of a regular series of articles exploring some of the terms used in e-learning (view other articles in the series). We’ll do our best to break down the jargon and explain what things are from a basic perspective. Google Docs is a word processor that forms part of the Google Drive suite of…

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Introduction to Google Apps workshops – places still available

There are still places available on the Introduction to Google Apps workshops. These hands-on workshops follow on from the recent Google Apps for Learning and Teaching event and roundtable discussions on using Google Apps for collaborative work, and participants will: learn how to access their Google account use basic tools to create and share a…

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Google Apps for Education – Overview

Sheffield Hallam University has provided Google accounts for all students for some time, but has recently introduced them for staff too. This means that staff now have access to several very useful online tools which can be used to encourage collaboration amongst students, collaborating with colleagues, and work from varied locations. The key tools that…

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Introduction to Google Apps – Workshops

Following on from the recent Google Apps for Learning and Teaching event and roundtable discussions on using Google  Apps for collaborative work, staff have called for a basic introduction staff development session to Google Apps. The TEL team are running hands-on workshops (co-facilitated with colleagues from the faculty TEL teams) to introduce staff to Google…

Places are still available for ’roundtable’ discussions on different technologies and different teaching approaches

There are still places available on the current series of ‘roundtable’ events. The events provide an opportunity for informal discussion about enhancing teaching through the use of technology. Discussions are scheduled that focus on the application of specific technologies (such as Blackboard Collaborate, electronic voting systems, and Google apps), and there are those that concentrate…

Roundtable discussions on different technologies and different teaching approaches – places still available

There are still places available on the current series of ‘roundtable’ events (scheduled through to April 2014), with extra dates added. These events provide an opportunity for informal discussion about enhancing teaching through the use of technology. There are discussions that focus on the application of specific technologies (such as Blackboard Collaborate, open badges, electronic…

Google Apps for Learning and Teaching – 7th March 2014

The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University have teamed up to bring you the Google Apps for Learning and Teaching (GALT) one day conference. The day will consist of a series of presentations and workshops delivered by academics and professional staff from both institutions, who will be sharing their experiences of using Google Apps…