The educational systems in the world today have been affected highly. This has led to the near-total closures of educational institutes. Google Classroom API is one of the systems, practiced to help the situation. If you are here reading this, then it means you already know a thing or two about APIs and are either looking for the right system for you or wanting to get it to build. In either of the cases, read along as this might help narrowing down your search for the right choice.
In the previous article about the Best APIs for Online E-Learning Management System (LMS), the importance and significance of these systems were discussed comprehensively. For improved user experience, a list of APIs was also mentioned. Let us look into those APIs individually and specifically now to have a better view of their functionalities.
Currently, most educational organizations are scrambling to identify the options they have in front of them to deal with the current situation. This pandemic has become a catalyst for educational institutions worldwide to search for innovative solutions in a relatively short period. To serve the ordeal, the integration of Google Classroom API is significantly helping the purpose.
If you are still among the few who are not sure where to begin or are having concerns about getting their tailored version, then you have landed at the right place.
Let us discuss a few of the major functionalities that come along using the Google Classroom API.
Google Classroom API
Google classroom has become none less than a mission control for teachers and students across the world. With the use of API—administrators, teachers, or developers can use the resources of the Classroom easily. This enables them to quickly manage and make provision in Google Classroom courses en masse.
Anyone using the system can begin syncing their Classroom roster and assignments with third-party platforms, including the learning management systems (LMS).
Google Classroom API—Functionalities
This user-friendly and adaptable system—Google Classroom API can be used by any educational institute, made bespoke entirely according to their needs and requirements.
Google Classroom API is an entirely free service for teachers and students. This system can also serve corporate companies for training and coaching of the employees.
Below here are mentioned some of the major functionalities that Google Classroom API provides.
- Anyone who is teaching he course can create classes
- It gives a unique code to join a class
- Students can use any device (mobile, tablet, or laptop, etc.) to join the class.
- Teachers can conduct tests
- A teacher can manage the list of his Students
- Teachers can assign assignments to students and collect on the same platform
- Students can see all their submissions in Google Drive
- Teachers can provide feedback and grades on Google Classroom API
Google Classroom API—Integrations
Google provides a RESTful interface for managing courses in Google Classroom API. With the help of the interfaces, the schools, colleges, and universities can integrate Classroom API with their websites without any hassle. They can sync students, teachers, and courses, etc. data with databases very easily.
For the developers—they can find well-written documentation about RESTful interfaces easily. In addition to this, Google Classroom API also gives support for different programming languages like Go, JAVA, .NET, Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby.
Below is the list of things that you can integrate on your website with the help of Google Classroom API:
- Student submissions
- User profiles
In a crux, Google Classroom API allows users to integrate students’ accounts and domains into education applications that include courses, aliases, invitations, students, teachers, and user entities. This API uses the REST interface and OAuth 2.0 access to manage students’ roster in the classroom. If you think this is the right choice for your needs or you need more information about it, please feel free to reach out to us at vteams.
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Coming up next, Microsoft Graph Education API.