How Can Document Sharing Tools Help Students Collaborate?
Document sharing software is a proven and effective way to facilitate group projects. With capabilities that allow for shared review, editing and other tasks, document sharing improves collaborative learning by making interaction more streamlined, efficient and convenient. It helps accelerate learning and makes group work more meaningful. Learn how to use free programs and setup group projects with this seminar.
Free programs can help students collaborate online
Document sharing software is a proven and effective way to facilitate group projects.
With capabilities that allow for shared review, editing and other tasks, document sharing improves collaborative learning by making interaction more streamlined, efficient and convenient.
It helps accelerate learning and makes group work more meaningful.
This Magna 20-Minute Mentor is led by seasoned online instructor and developer John Orlando, Ph.D..
During this Magna 20 Minute Mentor you will:
- Understand the value of collaborative projects for learning.
- Learn how to choose the best document sharing system for different types of projects.
- Know how to set up group projects using document sharing systems.
- Be able to track students’ contributions to group projects.
You will understand:
- How to use free document sharing systems to improve student learning through group projects.
- The process of setting up group projects, establishing rules for group projects, and tracking student participation.
The program helps you utilize technology in the classrom. It includes supplemental materials that feature the strengths and weaknesses of Wikis, Google Docs and Adobe Buzzword with screenshots outlining how to get your students started with each of these.
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John Orlando, Ph.D., is the Associate Director of the Faculty Resource Center at Northcentral University. He is also the Editor of Online Classroom Newsletter. John has published over 50 articles and delivered over 40 presentations and keynotes on online education, teaching with technology, and social media.
He previously served as the Instructional Resource Manager of Norwich University’s School of Graduate Studies, the eLearning Training Director at National Life Group, as well as for Employee Development Director at Vertek Corporation in Colchester, Vermont.
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