98 – G Suite

Another 10 places down the list 2020

G Suite (previously known as Google Apps) is a service from Google providing everything you need in one package: Gmail, Google Docs, Drive and more that can be branded for your organisation.

Website: gsuite.google.com
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 62
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 42

Past Overall Rankings
2017: 88    2017: 44    2016: 40    2015: 59    2014: 69    2013: 71
2012: 55    2011: 35    2010: 34    2009: 38    2008: 68    2007: –

Comments from some of those that selected G Suite as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

Previous comments

  • “Currently the way I handle my mail and calendar and more. Plus all Google Alerts and Search, of course.” Patrik Bergman, 2018
  • “If I never experience the pain of emailing attachments around I’ll be totally ok with that! Working with others is so much easier and more efficient when you all work in the same document. The collaboration and co-editing features alone should make the Google apps part of your toolkit. I also love the WordPress add-in that let’s me craft all my blog posts in a Google Doc.” Mike Taylor, 2018
  • “G Suite for Education: supports student and school needs – accessible anywhere, supports collaboration)”  Fran Lo, USA
  • “G Suite for education:  run my learner world as I mainly work with android devices in the classroom. Supper easy and intuitive and it works well with google classroom and drive.” Maggie Verst, South Africa
  • “The best all-in-one communication and collaboration platform in the cloud, free for education institutions. We all know how great Google’s tools are, and this package gives your organization the infrastructure for collaboration right out of the box” Ted Curran, USA
  • “The power of Google Docs, Spreadsheets and Presentations to share, collaborate and cooperate. Integration with Gmail and Drive makes them yet more powerful.” William Colmanares, University/College Teacher, Equatorial Guinea, 2016
  • “Mail, Drive, Contacts, Sites, Calendar. Free integrated system for course administration, communication with students, feedback, collaborative work.” Shony Wyte, University/College teacher, France, 2016
  • “for easy collaboration, extensive range of tools for learning” Teresa MacKinnon, University/College Teacher, UK, 2016
  • “Google Apps. It helps me integrate my administrative work with my teaching work, specially regarding the temporal progression of the course and as my main way of communication with my students (e-mail)” Santiago González Chávez, 2015
  • “Google Apps for Education – collaboration, content creation, storage” Tracy Carroll, 2014
  • “Google Apps for Education – powerful collaboration, creation and sharing” Teresa MacKinnon, 2014

A Practical Guide to G Suite

Here you will find some links to external resources on how to use G Suite for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

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