Google SaaS Solutions

Objective

The objective of this project is the students to learn and use the provided solutions of Google Drive and Google Apps. Each student has to have or to create a gmail account in order to participate.

The students will learn about the main functions of Google Drive and Google Apps: That includes creating and editing of folders and files, uploading and downloading files and folders, and sharing them with classmates.  

In the following activities we want the students to use the competences that they already have working on their platforms (pc or laptop) and to adopt it to the cloud.

Exercise 1.-  Be an investigator

Follow the questionnaire, you have already answer at the beginning of the activity and learn as much as you can about Google Drive and Google Apps.   

The objective is to fully understand the capability that Google Drive and Google Apps offer.

Who does this exercise: students work individually to collect the correct answers of the questionaire.

Exercise 2.-  Present your results

Create a Google Slide to show what you have learned about Google Drive Solutions.

Your answer must envolve:

  1. Creating and storing the necessary files to create the slide in Google Drive.
  2. Present each basic Google App: Documents, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Google Maps. Details about how each one works is mandatory.
  3. Present the pros and cons of Google SaaS Solution.
  4. Present your conclusions about how secure your data in Google are.
  5. Make proposals about how to implement Google Drive and Apps in class.

The objective is to present students results on Google Drive and Google Apps offer.

Who does this exercise: students work in teams to create the required Google Slide.

Exercise 3.-  Repeat the questionnaire and Present the results

  1. Repeat the questionnaire you did in the beginning of class.
  2. Make a presentation in Google Slides with the results of it and your proposals.

The objective is to present students results on Google Drive and Google Apps offer.

Who does this exercise: students work individually to answer the questionnaire and in teams to create the required Google Slide.

Work methodology

Collaborative team work.

Documentation and exhibition

  • Each student works individually in Exercise 1.
  • Each group delivers a presentation in Exercises 2 and 3.
  • All the groups will present the activity in class making use of their document.

Mark

This activity is part of the Erasmus + project “Cloud Computing in the European schools”. All students must complete it. An increase of up to 1 point will be applied in the final mark of the professional module where it is given, provided that the grade obtained in the evaluation of the associated learning results is equal to or greater than 5.

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