16 – Google Meet

UP 77 places in 2020

Previous known as Google Hangouts Meet, it is now known as Google Meet. It is a place to hold impromptu video meetings as well as scheduled virtual training classes around the world

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

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning: 28
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 48
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 9

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 16 2019: 93 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

“Easy to use when you’re using Google Suite products.” Blended learning professional, Netherlands, 2020

“This was great when I wanted to schedule weekly meetings with my classes during remote learning. I could also create fast meetings for one-on-one course refreshers.” Jared, Visual Art Educator, USA, 2020

“Meet was my friend during the pandemic. Our class held all our meetings on Google Meet, and it was very simple. I am anxious to try out some of the new features next year!” Librarian, 2020

“I still bounce between 3 or 4 meeting platforms every day. Meet remains my go-to.”JD, LearnGeek, Canada

Quick Guide to Google Meet 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Google Meet for teaching, training, learning and development.

Get access to the Quick Guide sections at the bottom of each of the Tools page (for guidance and resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training and learning) for just £15.

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