Our SchoolNet webinars usually take place from 6:00-6:30 pm on a designated week evening, and these will mostly link to the free online courses that are being offered which is currently ‘Use Google for Professional development’. Here are the details of the two remaining webinars for March 2013. Please join us if you can.
Get to know Google +
Google + is Google’s social network designed to let
you share up-to-the second updates, ideas, thoughts, links and media with your
friends and the public. Google always does things at a slightly different angle and this is true of
Google+. Join this 15 minute webinar to find out more…
Meeting Name: Let’s explore Google +
Summary: This webinar takes a look at Google plus and its interesting features. It covers
*What is Google +
*Highlights of interesting features
*How to write a post
*How to receive a notification
*Benefits to education
When: Thursday 14th March 6:00 PM
Duration: 15 minutes
Presenter: Fiona Beal
To join the meeting: http://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/exploregoogleplus/
So, how does a Google hangout work?
Google hangouts are a free video chat service from Google, connected to Google +, that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. There are enormous benefits to this for education.
Meeting Name: So how does a Google hangout work?
Summary: Google hangouts are part of Google plus. This video chat feature allows you to invite nine others (total of 10) to video chat, IM chat, watch YouTube videos together, share documents and much much more. These are perfect for professional development or planning sessions
When: Tuesday 26th March 6pmDuration: 15 minutes
Presenter: Fiona Beal
To join the meeting: http://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/googlehangouts/
Test your system first
1) (Must do this) Test your connection:
If you have never experienced an Adobe Connect webinar before all you really need to do for is test your connection before the time as you might need to add an add-in: http://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
2) Click on the link, log in as a guest and write your name
Then on the evening just click on the link, log in as a guest and write your name.
3) (Optional) Get a quick overview: