More universities sign on to Google Apps

Thirteen more colleges and universities have signed up to use Google Apps Education Edition on campus, PC Magazine reports. Google Apps Education, which debuted in October 2006, provides web-based access to features such as Gmail, Docs, Spreadsheets, Presently, Talk, Calendar, and Sites. The schools that have signed on to Apps include Collin County Community College District, Francis Marion University, George Washington University, Indiana University, Kean University, Kent State University, Kishwaukee College, Loyola Marymount University, Montgomery County Community College, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Florida, University of San Diego, and the University of Virginia. How these schools integrate the program depends on their needs, according to Google. "Google Apps Education Edition is gaining momentum: more than a million users worldwide have adopted it to embrace the possibilities of technology in education," Jeff Keltner, Google’s business development manager, wrote in a July 30 blog post. In an effort to continue those conversations, Google in September will launch an "App to School" cross-country road trip to introduce students and faculty to Google Apps…

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