There has been a lot of discussion and some activity surrounding Google Apps at Aston. This has gone from informal use where individuals are signing up personal accounts that they use to share content with colleges, through to the idea of possibly adopting Google Mail for the student’s and later expanding it out to use all of the applications that Google provide.
Today a video appeared on my Google Mail login page that gives a very quick overview of how you might use the forms tools in conjunction with the spreadsheet application. After taking a look around I realised that Google have a YouTube channel with a number of videos about how you might use Google Apps and Docs at work. I think these give a very good overview of what you can do and I would suggest checking them out so that you can be better informed about the advantages of adopting such a system.
This first video I have posted here is only 2 minutes long and is a general over view.
This second video for those with more time and interest and is specifically about the benefits to Education of using Google Apps. Incidently Samantha Peter who appears in this video, presented at one of the CLIPP events during the 2008-2009 acdemic year.