Tag Archives: GHO

Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring

    If you are using Google Classroom you may want to consider adding a permalink to a Google Hangout (GHO) onto the “About” section of Google Classroom. This creates a permanent video call that you can use for office hours, to schedule informal meetings with students or for having tutoring hours. About In Google […]

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Chat in a Google Hangout

    If you are using Google Hangout (GHO) you might want to share links or have some side conversations. There is a chat feature in Google Hangout. Wiggle your mouse over the chat window, this will cause the options to appear on the screen. The first option on the left is the chat icon. […]

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Invite Someone to a Hangout

If you are trying to connect with someone in a Google Hangout (GHO) the quick and dirty way to connect is to share the URL with them. Copy the URL from the address bar. You can paste this URL into an email, chat message, post on a website, post to Twitter…. If anyone has this […]

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Google Hangout on Air: Watching YouTube Videos

One of the advantages the Google Hangout (GHO) has over Skype is the ability to watch YouTube videos together at the same time. I especially like this feature for online learning. When students are asked to collaborate together Google Hangouts can be a way for small groups to get together in real time. If the […]

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Screen Sharing in a Google Hangout on Air Video Conference

  Screen sharing is one reason I really like Google Hangouts on Air. A Google Hangout (GHO) is a video conferencing tool with some neat ways to integrate Google products and other add on’s. A Google Hangout on Air kicks the GHO up a notch and broadcasts it live through YouTube. At the end of the […]

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Joining a Google Plus Event Online

  When creating an event in Google Plus you can choose to have the event be online. This week I am unable to make my office hours in person. Rather than skip the office hours, I created an event in my class Google Plus Community where the location is “Hangouts”. Click on Event Just click […]

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SAMR: Adam Bellow

I teach pre-service teachers at Fresno State University. The other day I was teaching my students about PLN’s (Personal Learning Network) and the SAMR model. I was blessed to have the perfect object lesson to demonstrate both the power of Twitter and SAMR. I noticed one of my students composing a tweet “What is Google […]

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Google Hangouts from a Google Community

I have a small addiction to Google Communities. I love using them with students and also with groups I am collaborating with. One feature of a Google Plus Community is the ability to add events. I will use these events to post major due dates, and to just create an area to discuss a particular […]

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Setting the Focus in a Google Hangout

Google Hangout (GHO) is an amazing tool. What I like about GHO over other video conferencing programs is that it really seems to feel casual and invite people to actually communicate and collaborate. Google Hangout The GHO has a large image of the person who is talking and underneath that are small tiles of the […]

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Screencasting on a Chromebook

More and more I am loving my chromebook.  It is super light weight, boots in 8 seconds. Most of what I do is web based anyway. I use a lot of Google Docs so the chromebook suits my needs for so many things. At $249 for the samsung series 3, it is a fantastic deal. […]

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Embed a Google Hangout on Air on your Google Site

Google Hangouts on Air allow you to record your hangout.  Sometimes I hangout with myself just so I can use all the fun Google Hangout (GHO) tools including screen sharing and have a video archive. Once you conduct your Google Hangout on Air  you may want to embed that video in your Google website. Step […]

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Broadcasting a Google Hangout on Air

What is a Google Hangout (GHO)? A GHO is a video conference similar to Skype.  GHO allows you to hangout with other people virtually.  You can have up to 10 people in a Google Hangout.  What is nice about a GHO is that you can not only see all 10 people on video, but there […]

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