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Ditto on Judith's point, not GD in lieu of a CMS but both tools. There are free CMS hosting sites such as ed2.0 and NineHub. IMHO, Moodlerooms pricing is reasonable and will include support. Then there are free social (media) platforms for education, such as Edmodo, Social Media Classroom, and Hoot Course. Ciao, Susie Bussmann =;-> NMSU/RETA Co-Director > From: Judith Robison <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > I wouldn't see Google Docs as an alternative to a learning management > system/content management system. Blackboard, Moodle, etc., do a lot more > than foster communication and encourage collaboration. I would think it > would be both and! > > Judith Claire Robison > St. John's Catholic Prep > Director of Technology > >> From: Peyton Jobe <email@example.com> >> >> Greetings, >> >> I'm interested in hearing from folks working in schools which have chosen >> Google Docs Suite for campus communications/course management over the >> costlier alternatives (Blackboard, etc). Generally speaking, it seems to me >> that you are probably going to get what you pay for in terms of support, but >> if GDS is as user friendly as it seems, both from an administrator's >> standpoint as well as a user's standpoint, maybe less support is necessary?? >> >> >> Thanks, >> Peyton Jobe --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH