Google Apps for Education is licensed by the University for the secure storage of course-related files. The apps include: Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google My Maps, Google Drawings, Google Apps Script and Google Jambox.
Students additionally get GMail and Google Calendar.
Students are provisioned with Google Apps for Education automatically; faculty and staff members must request an account, (instructions below,)
Why Use Google Apps for Education in Your Course?
- students “live” in the Google environment. Their University email and calendar are there, and they often use it for note taking
- auto-saves, ability to easily share with course
- unlimited storage for documents, sheets, slides, forms and more
How to get Google Apps for Education in Your Course
While students are auto-provisioned in Google Apps for Education, faculty members and graduate students must request a Princeton Google Drive. Faculty members and graduate students are given a Drive in Google (all file types, slides, forms . . ) but no email and calendar.