What is Google Slides?

Google Slides is an online, cloud-based platform that allows users to create, edit, and collaborate on presentations and slide shows in real time.

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:

Additional Information

Google Slides 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

Practical Applications

Pedagogical Goals:

  • Disseminate Info / Deliver Content
  • Increase Student Collaboration Outside of Class
  • Increase Student Participation
Associated Teaching Activities:
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