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Google Apps Essential Training - Docs, Sheets, and Slides (Lecture)

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall 111)

Lecture cost: $120

All Tech Training class fees can be covered by STAP funds, Departmental PTA, or Educational Assistance Funds.

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Learn the features and functionality of Google Drive, with a bonus lesson on Box. Learn to create and manage Google Docs, and best practices for managing cloud-based files including publishing, sharing, and permissions.

Bring your laptop and make sure you are able to access Google Drive via

Key topics covered:
- Stanford Box: Learn how to get started with Stanford Box and the difference between Box and Google Drive
- Intro to Google Docs Files: Creating, uploading, and organizing folders, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms.
- Document Collaboration: Learning how to share and collaborate on documents simultaneously with users within and outside of your organization.
- Google Drive Apps: Download, install, and use Google Drive applications to access, edit, and sync files across devices.
- Formatting and Formulas: Learning basic tricks to format content within documents and analyze data using formulas within spreadsheets.
- Presentations and Forms: Building dynamic presentations and forms that can be shared from a local device or computer, published to the web, or embedded in a website.

What you will be able to do as a result
- Create, upload, download, export, and publish documents, spreadsheets, forms, and presentations
- Sync files that can be accessed from any device, on or offline
- Format content and manipulate data within files
- Manage permissions of files and folders and assign viewing, editing, and commenting rights
- Design and maintain an organized, cloud-based file structure to increase team productivity
- Build custom forms, then collect and analyze response data with filters, formulas, and charts

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