COURSE TITLE:

GOOGLE DRIVE ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

NO. OF CREDITS:

3 QUARTER CREDITS
[semester equivalent = 2.00 credits]

WA CLOCK HRS:  
OREGON PDUs:
30
30

INSTRUCTOR:

Chris Hill
ChrisBrita@gmail.com

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Google Drive is a FREE, Web-based Microsoft Office alternative. It includes a word processor, a spreadsheet (excel), presentation (PowerPoint), forms (quizzes/surveys), and data storage service, all offered by Google. It also allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. With Google Drive, all of your work is automatically saved online, you can access it from any computer and you never have to update your software. All you need is a Gmail account!

This course is dedicated to teaching how to apply Google Drive to your teaching or professional situation. Course participants will learn how Google Drive can enhance lessons inside and outside of school and support teachers in collaboration and sharing of resources and ideas. In addition to learning and implementing Google Drive, educators will create motivational and relevant classroom activities, teacher support materials, and assessment tools.

This course is applicable for any K-12 teacher, administrator, or anyone looking to increase their technology skills.There is no textbook for this course. All references and materials are located online.

Note:  Formerly titled Google Docs Across the Curriculum.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, participants will have:

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand how Google Drive work and how to use them.
  • Understand how to apply Google Drive in the classroom and general education environment.
  • Be able to create forms, spreadsheets, word documents, presentations, and templates using Google Drive.
  • Understand how Google Drive will enhance collaboration both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Understand how Google Drive increases productivity.
  • Instantly apply knowledge acquisition.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of all specified assignments is required for issuance of hours or credit. The Heritage Institute does not award partial credit.


HOURS EARNED:
Completing the basic assignments (Section A. Information Acquisition) for this course automatically earns participant’s their choice of CEUs (Continuing Education Units), or Washington State Clock Hours or Oregon PDUs. The Heritage Institute offers CEUs and is an approved provider of Washington State Clock Hours and Oregon PDUs.




 

UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT INFORMATION

REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
Continuing Education Quarter credits are awarded by Antioch University Seattle (AUS). AUS requires 75% or better for credit at the 400 level and 85% or better to issue credit at the 500 level. These criteria refer both to the amount and quality of work submitted.

  1. Completion of Information Acquisition assignments 30%
  2. Completion of Learning Application assignments 40%
  3. Completion of Integration Paper assignment 30%



 

CREDIT/NO CREDIT (No Letter Grades or Numeric Equivalents on Transcripts)
Antioch University Seattle (AUS) Continuing Education Quarter credit is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis; neither letter grades nor numeric equivalents are on a transcript. 400 level credit is equal to a "C" or better, 500 level credit is equal to a "B" or better. This information is on the back of the transcript.

AUS Continuing Education quarter credits may or may not be accepted into degree programs. Prior to registering determine with your district personnel, department head or state education office the acceptability of these credits for your purpose.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION

REQUIRED TEXT

All materials are free online.
There are no additional fees associated with this class.

None. All reading is online.

MATERIALS FEE

All materials are free online. There are no additional fees associated with this class.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING THIS COURSE:

Chris Hill, M.E.T., received his Master of Educational Technology from Boise State University and currently teaches Marketing, Leadership, and Digital Media at Lake Oswego High School. His diverse teaching experience includes teaching at The International School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He is a Google Certified teacher, and is one of fifty educators from across the country who was chosen to participate in the 2011 STEM Institute in Washington D.C. He is a member of the NorthWest Council for Computer Education and the International Society for Technology in Education. He has served as the Technology Coordinator, Math Department Head, and Activities Director at various schools.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

GOOGLE DRIVE ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

"Drive - Learning Center Advanced."  Drive - Learning Center Advanced. Google, n.d. Web. 02 Oct. 2016.