Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial

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July 29, 2014
Google Hangout is an excellent service  that enables both one-on-one  and group chats with up to ten people at a time.Google Hangouts are not all video based. You can hold a hangout using only the textual chat functionality or you can add voice. There is also another great feature called hangout on Air. A Hangout on the Air is a Google hangout that is broadcast both on YouTube both through your Google+ page . It’s a great way to have a “public” event or get more people involved in the conversation!

 The purpose of this post is to share with you a handy video tutorial to help you make the most out of Hangout in your instruction. Some of the things this tutorial covers include:
  • Types of Google Hangout:
  • How to create a Hangout
  • How to add people to a hangout
  • How to record a Hangout history
  • How to archive a Hangout to retrieve it later
  • How to delete or block individuals from a Hangout
  • How to use text chat Hangout
  • How to send an image in a Hangout
  • How to add people to circles from a Hangout
  • How to start a video call in the Hangout
  • How to manage the settings of a Hangout