Google Apps Level 1: Self Paced Course

Event Details

  • Date:
    • September 27, 2021 - November 5, 2021
  • Presenter Name:
    • Darlene Kennedy
  • Registration Deadline:
    • September 24, 2021
  • PGP Points:
    • 6
  • ESC Member Price:
    • $100.00
  • Non Member Price:
    • $200.00
  • Facilitator:
  • Location:
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Description:

This course is designed to visit each of the core apps offered in Google Workspace and review the settings, tools and time-saving practices that will reduce the workload and increase efficiency:

  • Organizing and Sharing with Google Drive
  • Collaborating and creating with Docs, Sheets, & Slides
  • Efficiency with Gmail
  • Personal Security with Google Profile
  • Scheduling with Calendar & Tasks 

Agenda:

 

WEEK 1

Google Drive

  • Create/Upload files & folders
  • Moving files & navigation
  • View options
  • View activity logs (where did that file go?)
  • Advanced file search
  • Editing MS Office files with Google
  • Converting Microsoft to Google
  • Advanced sharing permissions & timers
  • Shared Drives / permission levels
  • Priority Workspace for project management
  • Backup/sync your Drive with Google Drive for Desktop
WEEK 2

Google Docs

  • Create Docs using the toolbar and menus
  • Create & format tables
  • Insert images (from web search, Drive or Draw)
  • Creating hyperlinks
  • Consistent formatting with headers
  • Utilize document outline
  • Page orientation – individual pages
  • Commenting vs Suggesting
  • Assigning tasks
  • Revision History: see who did what
  • Restoring versions
  • Add-ons for increased functionality
WEEK 3

Google Sheets

  • Resize rows/columns
  • Freeze rows/columns
  • Alternate row colors/easy-to-read tables
  • Format options for data types
  • Create check-boxes
  • Create filters to narrow data
  • Basic formulas & autofill
  • Customize & protect worksheets
  • Create charts
  • Link charts to Google Docs
WEEK 4

Google Slides & Google Draw

  • Create slides from themes
  • Edit master slide
  • Transitions
  • Insert audio/video from Web/Drive
  • Layer shapes/images
  • Alignment tools
  • Insert chart from Google Sheets
  • Creating backgrounds
  • Create your own image with Google Draw
WEEK 5

Gmail

  • Display density, themes & inbox type
  • Full settings review & best practices
  • Create signatures & profile pics
  • Default email behaviors
  • Organize attachments 
  • Create/organize/color  labels
  • Advanced search
WEEK 6

Google Calendar & Tasks

  • Calendar settings
  • Sharing Calendar
  • Separate work / personal calendars
  • Create events, meetings, and reserve rooms
  • Utilize attachments, documents, and links
  • Advanced search & print options
  • Manage a Task List
BONUS MATERIAL

Google Profile Settings

  • What data is private or public
  • Understand retention restrictions
  • Education account storage
  • Logged-in devices
  • Password protection
  • Location sharing
  • Payments & subscriptions

Target Audience:

  • K-12 Teaching Staff / Para-Professionals
  • K-12 Building or Central Office Staff
  • Microsoft user who wants to increase their comfort level with Google Apps
  • Staff needing to increase efficiency, organization, and collaboration

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Event Cancellation Policy

NIESC Cancellation Policy

Registrants who notify NIESC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.

  • Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but one week before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop, will pay 50% of the registration fee.
  • Registrants who neglect to call or notify NIESC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full registration fee.
  • On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees