What is Google Apps for Education?

What is Google Apps for Education?

Google Apps for Education is an integrated communication and collaboration solution that brings students, teachers and teams together. Google Apps website and document creation tools, as well as email, calendar and chat capabilities are an ideal environment for working and learning. Google Apps works with any operating system or client software that students or faculty use. You additionally have now access to dozens of additional Google Applications to meet your needs. For the latest Google Apps videos, you can check out the Google Apps YouTube Channel.

The Google Apps for Education suite includes:

SunMail: (SunMail (Gmail)): 25 GB of email storage and search tools that help you find information fast and instant messaging from right inside your account. Max attachment size: 20MB. Powerful spam/virus filtering, IMAP and POP access and more. Centrally-managed content filters allow you to create custom inbound and outbound policies to keep sensitive information safe so you can focus on the messages that matter. Inbox quotas and deletion schedules are now a thing of the past.
Google Calendar: Organize your schedule and share events, meetings and calendars with others. Overlay multiple calendars to see when people are available. Easily schedule appointments! Simply enter meeting details, and Google Calendar sends invitations and updates RSVPs. Receive calendar notifications via SMS.
Google Talk: Call or send instant messages to your contacts anytime from anywhere with an Internet connection. Connect with contacts instantly without launching a separate application or leaving your Inbox. No software required.
Google Docs: Share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Teachers, students and staff members can collaborate by publishing their documents for others to view. Groups can edit a document together in real-time, without attachments. Intuitive commenting aids discussion.
Google Sites: 100 GB of storage for documents, web content and other information, all in one place, all on one site. Secure and simple web page creation for team-managed sites. Create unlimited sites per domain. No set limits on the number of pages per site.
Google Video: A 10 GB video hosting and sharing solution that enables you to use video for internal communication and collaboration. Video, VOIP, and instant messaging integrated with campus SunMail (SunMail (Gmail)) and Contacts. With voice and video conversation integrated into SunMail (SunMail (Gmail)), it is now easy for the San Juan and Miami campuses to connect face-to-face.

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  • Topic #: 16092-248
  • Date Created: 12/12/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 04/26/2013
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