What is Google Docs?
Google Docs is an online, cloud-based platform that allows users to create and edit documents, independently or in collaboration with others. Instructors can create assignments requiring Google Doc submissions using the Google Assignments LTI.
Accessibility & Privacy
If using this tool, including the following links in your course help meet Quality Matters (QM) Standards 6.4 and 8.6, respectively:
Google Docs should be created and shared from faculty and student Penn State accounts. Login to Google using your Penn State credentials.
At a Glance
person Availability: Students, Faculty, Staff
paid Cost: Free
smartphone Mobile App: Yes
web Canvas Integration: Yes
dvr Supported Technologies: Computer, Mobile device, Internet
alarm Learning Curve: 30 mins - 1 hr
- Disseminate Info / Deliver Content
- Increase Student Collaboration Outside of Class
- Increase Student Participation
- Obtain Student Feedback
- Support Research and Development