93 – Google Meet

Down 8 places in 2019

Previous known as Google Hangouts Meeting, it is now known as Google Meet, and is where you can hold impromptu video meetings as well as scheduled virtual training classes around the world

Websites: meet.google.com
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 81
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 57
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 81

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 85.   2017: 85    2016: 41    2015: 23   2014: –   2013: –
2012: –      2011: –      2010: –       2009: –     2008: –   2007: –


Some comments from those who selected Google Meet as one of the top tools

  • “Video conversations and ability to share docs whilst online” Workforce Development Lead, UK, 2019
  • “When Slack or Drive won’t do …” CLO, USA, 2019
  • “Most of my meetings are remote, and Meet is still the simplest way to bring people together for a quick discussion.” JD Dillon, 2018
  • “quickly and easily call people; see them; ask questions and get answers” L&D Manager, UK
  • “I am able to collaborate with colleagues without driving miles and miles. Friends and family are simply within reach.” Rose Ngacha, Primary/Secondary (K12) teacher, USA, 2016
  • “is effective way to see and hear from students” Steven Guzelimian, USA, 2016
  • “great for interactive webinars” L&D Manager, USA, 2016
  • “Easy to use. All platforms.” Niels Johansen, HR, Denmark, 2016

How to use Google Meet for Learning

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Google Meet 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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