Understanding Google Apps – staff training course

Posted on October 13th, 2010 by Paul Stainthorp

I’m about to launch (along with Joss Winn and David Young) into a series of training sessions for University of Lincoln staff, entitled:

Understanding Google Apps

Straightforward online collaborative tools for researchers

90 mins (+ optional 30 min ‘surgery’)

This training workshop will introduce you to some of Google’s collaborative applications that may be useful in your research and teaching. Many of them replicate familiar applications that you already use on your PC, such as word processing, spreadsheets, slide presentations and calendars. All of Google’s applications are used through a web browser and can therefore be accessed from any computer.

In addition, the applications have a number of collaborative features which makes working with others quite easy.

Signing Up: Prior to attending this session, please can you ensure that you have signed up for a Google account. This is simple to do. Click here and complete the form. In the workshop, we will assume that you have a Google account but have little experience with the following collaborative applications:

  1. Google documents (documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms and drawings)
  2. Google calendar
  3. Google groups

Full details in this Google document!

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