Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Brentwood google
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Brentwood google


Published on

Presentation to Brentwood librarians and computer instructors

Presentation to Brentwood librarians and computer instructors

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 1. Ellen Robertson, facilitator [email_address]
  • 2.
    • Be sure you have a working Google account
    • Introductions
    • Your expectations/needs
    • Agenda
  • 3.
    • Google Docs for your personal and professional life
      • iGoogle
      • Google Calendar
      • Google Docs (collaboration tools): creating and sharing text documents, spreadsheets, forms, templates, (and maybe presentations and sites)
      • Google Document Management
      • Google Document Sharing
  • 4.  
  • 5.
    • Your personal Google “ home page ”
    • Personalize it with “gadgets” you select from many different categories
    • Gadgets can “pull” information from various resources and dynamically update them.
    • Use it as a starting point for your daily cyber-life.
  • 6.
    • Collaborative tools
      • Filing cabinet for storing/sharing documents
      • Word processor
      • Spreadsheets
      • Forms
      • Presentations
      • Drawing
      • And sometimes…Sites
  • 7.
    • Google Docs and….
    • Messaging Apps of Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar
    • MANY other apps: Google Reader, Blogger, Picasa,Web Albums, AdWords
    • Specific groups of applications structured for individuals, businesses or schools
  • 8.
    • Constantly changing mini-apps and other exciting services that will make you jump for joy!
  • 9.
    • The answer to circumventing roadblocks of online collaboration tools
  • 10.
    • Fully customizable : shared calendars and integrated video chat; Google Docs and Google Sites; integrated applications from the Google Apps Marketplace Education category
    • Free as of this January
    • Ad-free
    • Safe, hosted email for students
  • 11.
    • convenience of having your documents with you wherever you go
    • ability to publish and share your documents with whomever you want whenever you want
    • Your filing cabinet in the clouds
    • Great for collaborating with other people on a common project with everyone adding their input into a shared document instead of creating multiple documents with multiple versions
  • 12.
    • Present information across the Internet to audiences of people in various locations.
    • Easily create surveys, questionnaires, and forms to collect all sorts of information from small or large groups of people. The data is automatically returned to a spreadsheet in your Google account!
    • Create multiple calendars to share with colleagues and students
    • Create paperless or “less paper” classrooms
  • 13.
    • “ We are all Bozos on this bus”
    • Google is an enormous compilation of MANY tools and it is impossible for everyone to know all there is …so…please share your expertise at any time!
  • 14.