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Blogs, Wikis, Docs: Which is right for your lesson? A Comparison Table from Miguel Guhlin

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Which Google tool should you use for ePortfolio development?

Task
Blogger
GoogleDocs--Document
GoogleDocs--Presentation
Google Sites
Interactivity, provide feedback Add comments, RSS feeds Share function - Add comments, Edit contents, RSS Share function - Edit Contents, RSS Share function - Add comments, Edit contents, RSS
File (attachment) storage Stores uploaded photos in Picasa

* Each document up to 500K, plus up to 2MB per embedded image.
* Each user has combined limit of 5000 documents and presentations and 5000 images.
* Upload presentations up to 10MB in size in both .ppt and .pps file formats

100 MB limit in each regular Google Sites account
Quota per domain in Standard GoogleApps: 10GB
Quote per EDU domain: 100GB
Google storage FAQ
Navigation Linear and Category links Linear with hyperlinks Hyperlinked pages, Navigation Bar
Special Features/Purpose Blog (web log) - Individual entries organized in reverse-chronological order Online equivalent of Word with collaborative authoring and comments Online equivalent of PowerPoint with collaborative authoring and live presentation Website/wiki with capability for embedding GoogleDocs,
Best use for ePortfolio Reflective Journal Artifact development, reflection, feedback Presentation portfolio development and showcase Web-based presentation portfolio

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