So what are you folks doing for people who want to +teach+ the use of
Google Classroom. It's hot enough in the K-12 world that we have
instructors who want to use it pedagogically?

On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 8:14 AM, Flynn, Bob <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> +1 to all the reasons Nick put.
>
> Bob Flynn
> Manager, Cloud Services
> University Information Technology Services
> Indiana University
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> On Jan 3, 2017, at 08:55, Nick Young <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> John --
>
> We have Canvas as our official LMS and we do not have Google Classroom
> enabled, and currently there's a few reasons for that.
>
>    - We fully support Canvas and integrate it automatically with our SIS
>    (Banner)
>    - We do not want to encourage the use of a separate LMS-like service
>    that is not sync'd with SIS data (ie: teachers would need to keep up with
>    their own rosters on a daily basis to ensure compliance with FERPA and
>    other policies)
>    - We are making in-roads to integrate Google Groups, Team Drive etc
>    with our SIS feed, which would sync enrollments correctly
>    - Google Classroom is not an LMS (according to Google's own
>    statements) and so we've seen it (for now at least) as a service that is
>    perfect for those institutions that don't already have a strong LMS
>    offering available.
>    - We see value in having students have a consistent LMS experience
>    across all their courses, and so we dont want to encourage the use of
>    Google Classroom for some courses and Canvas for others.
>
> That's the basics at least.
>
> Incidentally, my group (*Cloud Collaboration and Productivity Services*)
> is responsible for Canvas and G Suite (and a bunch of other things too).
>
> Happy New Year!
>
> --Nick
>
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