Google Drive Introduction Course Outline
This one-day class will show you basics of how to maneuver in Google Drive. You will learn how to create, upload, share files with Google Drive. The class is recommended for users who would like to get to know Google Drive in more depth or who are converting to G Suite from another office suite such as Microsoft Office.
Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the State's Department of Education. Please contact us to get an update as to when the class should be available in New Hampshire.
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user computer skills, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser.
Google Apps - What are they?
So, what are they?
So, what are the advantages of using these?
Google Drive - How does it work?
Editing a file at the same time
How to set up a Google account
How to access Google Drive
Files and folders area
Folder breadcrumbs, views, and options
Sorting files and folders
Hidden file and folder menu
Search, help, notifications, and account options
Apps menu, notifications, and account options
How to manage files and folders
Creating a file
Creating a folder
Copying a file
Moving files around
Drag and drop within the files and folder area
Drag and drop to the left-hand side menu
Right-click menu > "move to"
Moving multiple files and folders
Sharing files and folders
So, how do you share a file or folder?
Access rights - Link sharing
Where do files and folders appear that have been shared with you?
Getting the link to your file so you can share it
Starring your files to find them quickly
Changing the colors of your folders
Uploading files and folders
Uploading a file
Converting Microsoft docs to Google ones
Opening a passworded Microsoft file
Downloading your files and folders
Downloading non-Google files (e.g. Word docs, PDFs, mp3s, images)
Downloading Google files (e.g. Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides)
Downloading a whole folder
Downloading a file from within the file
Previewing your files
Finding your files
The end or just the beginning?
About the author
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