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Google Apps for Education (GAE) is a suite of services available to everyone in the Vassar community, that integrates email, calendar, document sharing, and website creation. Vassar users have access to additional Google tools, such as Hangouts for videoconferencing, Groups for email lists, YouTube, and more. For consultation on how to incorporate these tools into your curriculum, please contact your ACS liaison.
There are various technologies available that would enable you to have a remote scholar videoconferencing with your class, or enable you to videoconferencing with one or all of the members of your class, outside of the classroom. Skype, Google Hangouts, and Adobe Connect are all available and each has its pros and cons. Your ACS liaison can help you choose the right technology and deploy it.