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Slide presentation on introduction to google drive february 2014 revised again b Slide presentation on introduction to google drive february 2014 revised again b Presentation Transcript

  • PGDip ( HE) (T&L) 2014/2015 TEACHING & LEARNING MODULE Introduction to Google drive Rita Ndagire Kizito 26 February 2014
  • Overview 1. What is google drive? 2. Creating google documents 3. Sharing google drive documents
  • Getting started View slide
  • Getting started View slide
  • Getting started • If you do not have a Google/Gmail account: • Register for an account • Enter your google/gmail username and password when prompted
  • 1 What is google drive? • Originally called google docs ( documents) • Serves a cloud storage device similar to drop box for storing any type of documents or file. • A space for creating and sharing documents Drop box (max storage =2GB) Google drive ( max free storage = 5GB)
  • What is google drive?
  • What is google drive?
  • Uploading documents Step 1: Click on the upload button Step 2 : click on files… On your computer select a word document your want to upload…
  • • There are two options :  Keep in exact format, doc., docx., ppt. etc  Convert to google doc format Step 3: Upload a PowerPoint presentation and a pdf document ( keep them in their original formats)
  • 2 Creating google documents Step 1: Click on the create button Step 2 : Click on the type of document you want to create….. [ Let’s start with a word document] Folder for organising files Document similar to word Presentation like PowerPoint Spreadsheet like excel * Form ( questionnaire, survey ) like he one you received from Prof. Winberg Drawing ( simple diagrams)
  • 2 Creating google documents Google drive saves your documents automatically!
  • 3 Sharing google drive documents • There are two forms of sharing google documents:  Sharing with another google docs user ( who has a gmail account and uses the google docs interface)  Sharing with a non google docs use in the form of an email attachment.
  • Sharing with another google docs user Step 1: Go back to the document you created or use any other document on the drive Step 2 : you can right click on the document itself and then click share…..
  • Sharing with another google docs user Step 2 ( cont.):or you can share with you collaborators by clicking share in the top right hand corner of a new document….
  • Sharing with another google docs user Step 3: A box showing your current sharing settings should appear… click change to collaborate… invite
  • Sharing with another google docs user Step 4: There are three types of access , select the one you want….
  • Sharing with another google docs user Step 5: allocate the type of permission
  • Sharing with another google docs user Step 6: allocate the type of permission Can edit : full permission, can make changes – use revision history to see what changes are made Can comment : can read and make comments Can view : can view only
  • Sharing with another google docs user Enter the Gmail addresses of your group members
  • If you have any questions… contact Chris Winberg : chris.winberg@gmail.com Vivenne Bozalek : vbozalek@gmail.com Karin Cattell : karincattell@gmail.com Anotinette Smith- Tolken: nokwakha13@gmail.com Salochana Hassan: drlorrainehassan@gmail.com Rita Kizito : kizitorita@gmail.com