Distributed Learning Technologies

Google Classroom Integration

Google Classroom logo

Chico State's DLT has partnered with the School of Education to give its student teachers learning management system (LMS) experience using Google Classroom. This integration is aimed to help aspiring teachers gain important skill including:

  • Giving students the chance to create and manage an online course gaining skills that can be applied to other LMS's.
  • Develop multimedia communication skills to effectively share educational content.
  • Class materials are saved to the students Google Drive allowing them to begin building content usable in classrooms after graduation.

Currently, this pilot program is only available to classes intended for School of Education credential students.

Integration details

DLT has set up an automated integration service which uses Blackboard Learn course enrollments and term dates in order to manage access to Google Classroom, as shown in this diagram:

Blackboard to Google Classroom integration data flow diagram

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