Module 2: Google Docs with Your Students


OBJECTIVE: the purpose of this module is to model the use of collaborative Google Docs with your Google Apps account (particularly forms and documents) to build an audience for your students' writing and to enhance self and peer assessment opportunities.

Activity 1: Rubric Based Peer Assessment with Google Forms (surveys)
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Reflection Questions: Feel free to leave your responses as a comment at the bottom of this page!
  1. Is there a rubric you or your department uses that you could share with your students?
  2. What other discussions do you regularly hold in class that could be enhanced with student input in a form as a pre-writing or pre-cognitive activity?
  3. How could your students show knowledge by creating forms themselves?

Activity 2: Real-time Writer's Workshop
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Reflection Questions: Feel free to leave your responses as a comment at the bottom of this page!
  1. What activities do you regularly use that might be enhanced by compiling everyone's responses in this way?
  2. Are there free moments within your instructional flow where you could allow students to enter responses using your computer as a "station" activity instead of having to wait for time in the lab?
  3. How could you use this to have partners share ideas? Small groups? The whole class?