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Google Apps Essentials: Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Class Sessions

Date Location Cost
  • Thu Dec 3, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Live Online $300
  • Mon Feb 8, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Live Online $300

Class Code

ITS-0277

Class Description

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, all Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.


In advance of each session, Tech Training will provide you with a Zoom link to your class, along with any required class materials.
 



This hands-on workshop teaches you all the skills you need to get super-productive with Google's online applications -- Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Learn to create and manage documents in each app, along with best collaboration practices.

In this 3-hour class, you will get comfortable with Google's powerful online applications. You'll discover how Google's cloud-based apps work, how to get started, and how to create, import, export, save, and share files on any computer, smartphone, or tablet.

You'll learn Google Docs' powerful text editing and formatting tools, so you can create powerfully effective documents and share them with anyone. Understand how to build Google Sheets spreadsheets for finance and other tasks. Create and deliver highly effective presentations with Google Slides.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn to effectively use Google's office productivity suite
  • Create, import, export, save and share files on any computer, smartphone, or tablet
  • Manage budgets and perform other spreadsheet-based activities using Google Sheets
  • Create effective presentations with Google Slides
  • Store and manage all your files using Google Drive

Topics include:

Google Docs

Create or Import

  • Create a new document
  • Import and convert old documents to Docs

Edit and Format

  • Add and edit text
  • Add colors and styles
  • Add pictures, links, tables, and more
  • Create page columns

Share and Collaborate

  • Share documents
  • Add comments and replies
  • Suggest edits
  • Chat with people directly

Print and Download

  • Print your document
  • Download versions in other formats
  • Make a copy in Docs
  • Email a copy as an attachment


Google Sheets

Create or Import

  • Create a new document
  • Import and convert old documents to Sheets

Edit and Format

  • Add and edit text/formulas
  • Add colors and styles
  • Create filters

Share and Collaborate

  • Share Sheets
  • Add comments and replies
  • Suggest edits
  • Chat with people directly


Google Slides

Create or Import

  • Create a new presentation
  • Import and convert old presentations to Slides

Add Content

  • Choose a theme
  • Add and edit content
  • Customize your slides
  • Create and arrange slides

Share and Collaborate

  • Share presentations
  • Add comments and replies

Present, Print, and Download

  • Present your slides
  • Print your presentation
  • Download versions in other formats
  • Make a copy in Slides
  • Email a copy as an attachment

 




University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, or students. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.