Google Apps [google.nd.edu] suite of tools that includes Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Drive, Sites, and more. Log in to Google Apps for Notre Dame using your NetID and password (uses CAS, same as Sakai).
Gmail is the office University email service. Provides up to 30GB of space shared between Gmail and Drive.
Google Drive is a collaborative and storage service, much like Box. You can upload any kind of file and it can be shared with others.
Google Docs are Google’s own apps that one can create and edit online documents (word processing), spreadsheets, forms (tied to spreadsheets), drawings, or presentations. Docs are saved in Google Drive and can be shared with others. Multiple people can edit a doc at the same time.
Ways to use these tools
- Twelve Ways to Use Google Forms
- Interesting Ways to use Google Docs in the Classroom
- Creating personas with Google Docs
- Baby won’t you Drive my Google?