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So the learning objectives for this 20 Minute Mentor is to understand how Google Docs can contribute to effective small group activities, to design appropriate assignments for Google Docs, and then to manage the basic features of Google Docs.

James M. Lang, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of English and the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College. He is the author of Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty (Harvard UP, 2013), On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching (Harvard UP, 2013), and Life on the Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year (Johns Hopkins UP, 2005).

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How Can Google Docs Help Foster Productive Collaboration?