WCET 2009 Google Docs Handout


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WCET 2009 Creating and Using Google Forms Workshop

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WCET 2009 Google Docs Handout

  1. 1. Creating and Using Google Forms Presentation is available at http://tinyurl.com/GDpowerpointPre-Workshop Tasks<br />As we wait to begin, we request that each of you complete the following:<br /><ul><li>Create a Google accountIf you already have a Google account, please proceed to step 2. If you don’t have a Google account, go to www.google.com/accounts/ to create an account. It takes less than a minute.
  2. 2. Share the email tied to your Google Doc account with us!
  3. 3. With Google Docs, you can “Share” documents by typing in a person’s email address tied to their Google Docs account. Therefore, we need the email tied to your Google Docs account—which is essentially your Google Docs username—in order to give you access to some of the documents used during this workshop. This is the email you would type in the following area:
  4. 4. Please complete the following form: http://tinyurl.com/GoogleDocAccount  
  5. 5. Share your experience using Google Docshttp://tinyurl.com/ExperienceGoogleDocs </li></ul>Workshop Activities<br />The following are some activities that we will complete throughout the workshop. Please note: A couple of the steps below can’t be completed without providing us your Google Account information.<br />Activity 1<br />Go to Google Doc below (by copying and pasting the URL below into your browser) and at least one way you might use Google Docs (either the Document, Presentation, or Spreadsheet application) in your classroom. Please explain which application you would use, how you would use it, and what value using the Google Docs version of the application provides (e.g., why not just use M.S. Word)?<br />http://tinyurl.com/GoogleDocsActivity1<br />Activity 2Part A<br />For practice, create a Form using Google Docs. Try to include the following in your form:<br /><ul><li>At least 3 types of questions
  6. 6. Directions for your user
  7. 7. Add a custom template
  8. 8. Change the confirmation (i.e., edit the confirmation page that users see once they complete the form).
  9. 9. Add the URL to your “live form” (user tinyurl.com if you would like to shorten it) as well as the URL to the published form results (which means you must publish the results spreadsheet as a web page) the following document: </li></ul>http://tinyurl.com/GoogleDocsActivity2a<br />Part BShare some ways that you might use forms in your teaching. Form--http://tinyurl.com/GoogleDocsActivity2Results--http://tinyurl.com/GoogleDocsActivity1Results<br />Feedback<br />Give Us Feedback @ http://tinyurl.com/WeNeedFeedback<br />