Category: Group Work

Students can create (and even record) their own Zoom meetings. Google Chat and Google Meet can also be useful for small groups of students to collaborate with each other. Students can also use tools they are already familiar with (applications like Discord, WeChat, and even Facebook Messenger) to communicate and collaborate on projects.


For collaborative work on a single project, all of the G Suite applications (including Documents, Sheets and Slides) are easy to share and collaborate on. Students can also collaborate on presentations by using groups in VoiceThread. For video editing, WeVideo is a web-based editor that also allows for student collaboration.

Create a Transcript of a Recorded Zoom Meeting

Creating a written transcript from interviews and presentations is now possible when using the closed captioning feature in Zoom. Make sure you are using Macalester’s Zoom account by logging in at The host may enable Live Transcript by selecting the CC icon on the bottom of the Zoom screen Select Enable Auto-Transcription If you would like to a running...