June 17, 2012 1:52 pm


Google Certified Teacher Chris Penny, associate professor with the Department of Professional & Secondary Education at West Chester University, joins the program to discuss the role of Google+ in Higher Education. Penny shares his experiences, which includes utilizing Google+ features for open office hours, collaborative grading, and curated class circles, and expands on the potential role that the platform could play moving forward.
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  • TheatreProf

    I started teaching with Google+ to manage the communication components of my online courses in August of 2011. In the end I chose to pull my classes from Google+. Here is a link to the blog where I explained why. http://www.theatreprof.com/2012/pulled-classes-google/

  • Eric Olsen

    The ability to automate incoming students into pre-populated circles via Google Apps was an awesome tip, Seth. Even if that’s not the true end-game, it might be the very piece of the puzzle that gets admin buy-in to go all-in on Google.

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