Google Hangouts

About Google Hangouts

Google Drive LogoGoogle Hangouts is a conferencing tool that offers video, audio, chat, and screen sharing between participants. Access to Hangouts comes with your CSS Gmail account.

Google Hangouts On Air with YouTube Live is an additional feature of Hangouts that you can use to broadcast your Hangout live using YouTube and create a recording that can be viewed later.

Example Uses

Hangouts is a convenient and easy-to-use tool for these kinds of activities:

  • Student group collaboration

  • Conferences / faculty office hours

  • Collaboration with colleagues

  • Record a video conference session for viewing to watch later

  • Broadcast a video conferencing session through YouTube.