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Google for Education Tour Makes a Stop at UNLV

The session included information about new Google products and features that faculty and staff can use to enhance the classroom experience.

OIT News  |  Mar 5, 2019  |  By Nicole Johnson

Approximately 30 faculty and staff attended the Google for Education session on March 4 in Lied Library’s Goldfield Room. The event was hosted by the UNLV Office of Information Technology.

Allison Trimmer and Emily Cole, Google representatives, highlighted different products and features that could be used in a college setting. Some of the products include Jamboard, a digital whiteboard; Course Kit, which includes a built-in grading tool that can be integrated into a learning management system; and Tour Creator, Google’s version of a virtual reality tour.

UNLV is one of many colleges on Google’s southwest tour. Other stops on the schedule include Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona and Irvine, California.

Attendees sitting at round table in meeting room
Presenters standing behind a lectern
Attendee sitting at table typing on laptop computer
Presenter assisting two people at a table who are working on laptop computers