We’re putting together short articles about the ways that people make use of the new HMC Google Apps for Education service. I asked Eliot Bush, chair of the Computing Committee, to give me examples of things he does. Here’s what he wrote:
One thing I do is use appointment slots in google calendar. This is great for setting up meetings with students. When its time for advising meetings and registration, I set up a bunch of appointment slots and have them select them.
I also co-teach quite a bit. We often have to do things like write an exam together. Its so much easier to do this with a google doc which can be edited together. It saves us from having a thousand different versions flying back and forth over email.
If you have found a good use for Google Apps, or know of a Google add on we should activate, please don’t hesitate to get in touch, or leave a comment on this post.