Google docs as a form of collaborative learning

Andrew D. Spaeth, Roderick S. Black

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Google Docs is explored as a tool for promoting collaborative learning in laboratory courses. Students working from multiple computers share a single spreadsheet in real time, using each others work to guide their understanding of complex calculations, while creating opportunities for timely instructor-student interaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1078-1079
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Education
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jul 10 2012


  • Calorimetry/Thermochemistry
  • Collaborative/Cooperative Learning
  • Computer-Based Learning
  • Curriculum
  • First-Year Undergraduate/General
  • High School/Introductory Chemistry
  • Internet/Web-Based Learning
  • Laboratory Instruction
  • Phases/Phase Transitions/Diagrams
  • Physical Chemistry

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