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How Can Document Sharing Tools Help Students Collaborate?

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.

Learning outcomes

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.

Make this program available for ongoing training

Order the Campus Access License and load the CD content onto your institution’s internal web site for unlimited, convenient, on-demand access for all members of your campus community.

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