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Empowered Google Group FIG

Do you have a passion or interest in learning how to use Google Suite products? Please consider joining our Empowered Google Group Faculty Interest Group (FIG). This FIG is for faculty to meet in an informal setting and share ideas and best practices regarding G-Suite products. The goal is to bring together a community of practitioners and learn from each other, explore Google products to improve work or teaching, review best practices, and share insights gained through using different products.


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  • Sharing information on the various Google products available through the current ACC G Suite for Education installment.


Note: 12 faculty will be accepted into the FIG and all applicants will be notified of their application status shortly after the deadline.


  • Share examples of how various faculty are employing various tools.
  • Best case uses for enhancing ACC communication and instruction.



Meeting Schedule

All meetings will be hosted virtually on Google Meet.

Topic Date Time
Coming together to talk about what we use, how we use it, and latest updates September 18, 2020 3:00pm-4:30pm
Basic Google products available for ACC Users October 16, 2020 3:00pm-4:30pm
Demonstration of how faculty are using the tools November 20, 2020 3:00pm-4:30pm
Sharing training resources for Google products February 5, 2021 3:00pm-4:30pm
Discuss ways to share Google tools  March 5, 2021 3:00pm-4:30pm
Proposals for 2nd year FIG or FLC April 2, 2021 3:00pm-4:30pm

Contact FIG Lead

Herb Coleman, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Student Development
TCEA Google Certified Educator