I ran a few Google Docs workshops this week to help some teachers and administrators get a better handle on how, when, and why to use Google Docs. They seem to go well (even though some arrived asking “will I need my laptop for this workshop?”). Overall, there are a lot more people (faculty, staff, and students) using Google Docs these days. It’s great – students are “losing” fewer papers; faculty and staff are doing more collaboration online; faculty are sending out more Google Forms to collect information from the community.
This entertaining video came across Twitter yesterday – made entirely in Google Docs. It’s pretty impressive and a nice response to those who say the Google Docs is not a robust enough editor. If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth the 1:30 minutes: