Google Apps is a suite of web-based Google services such as Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and more. Google Apps is a great tool for creating, sharing, and storing different types of documents among classes, offices and departments, and colleagues. Apps can also be used for collaborative class activities, such as collaborative note-taking and collaborative whiteboarding, and for other forms of student work (e.g., papers, spreadsheets, etc.)
It is integrated into Canvas, and Google Drive folders with specific permissions can also be provisioned through the Course Hub.
All Middlebury faculty, staff and students have access to Google Apps for EDU, however Gmail is not available through Middlebury’s Google Apps license.
The following services are included in Middlebury Google Apps:
- Google Docs (similar to Word/Pages)
- Google Sheets (similar to Excel/Numbers)
- Google Slides (similar to PowerPoint/Keynote)
- Google Drive (similar to OneDrive)
- Google Forms
- Google Jamboard
- Google Groups
- Google Calendar
- Google Sites
- Visit the Google Drive login page.
- You will be redirected to a Middlebury login page. Type your Middlebury credentials (@middlebury.edu email address and password). You may be asked to provide multi-factor authentication.
- Once logged into Google Drive, you will be able to create new documents, forms, slides, and more. Access additional Google Apps by clicking the Google Apps button in the top right corner of the window.
For pedagogical support for Google Apps, schedule a consultation with a DLINQ team member.