My entire world is in the cloud. So much so that I personally bought a Chromebook to see if I could solely operate in the cloud. I can. Google Apps are a staple of my system. However, at work, I need to use MS Outlook to maintain my email and calendar. Recently, I found a little program to sync my Outlook and Google calendars. This has eliminated the need to manually create calendar events in my Google calendar.
Both students and faculty have access to their own Google calendars. By creating an advising calendar using a Google calendar, when students sign up for an appointment, it will automatically post on their personal calendars. Additionally, you can link the calendar within your Blackboard site for easy access. Let me show you how. Continue reading