Google docs, forms, and labs

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  • 1. Google Docs, Forms, and Labs Mimi Beth Amy Smith- Filar Harris DeCoster Williams January 24, 2012
  • 2. TECHNICAL STUFF Sometime 1) set up your AUDIO first: video is used file – audio – audio set up wizard - but you can adjust volume here . CHAT: Feel free to offer comments or ask questions. Note icons to show emotion, leave room, raise hand or answer a POLL (green check/red x):View PARTICIPANTS.Icons will appear next to theirname if they are usingmic, chatting, etc.
  • 3. Google DocsQuick poll: A: Google Docs are really new to me B: I’m slightly or somewhat familiar with Google Docs C: I’m comfortable using Google Docs
  • 4. Where to start
  • 5. Creating a new document
  • 6. Uploading a document
  • 7. Collaboration
  • 8. If someone else withaccess to that document is looking at it, you canclick on “1 other viewer” and chat with them about it. Very handy!
  • 9. What it’s good for• Google Docs is great for: – Documents you want to access via your email, from anywhere with internet – Sharing documents and collaborating with classmates and coworkers
  • 10. What it’s not so good for• Not so great for: – Complicated formatting (Recommendation: draft a collaborative paper in GDocs, then do final edit for format in Word)• Dealing with large numbers of documents (for that, come to Dropbox workshop on February 21st at 3 p.m.)
  • 11. Google FormsQuick poll: A: Google Forms are new to me B: I’m slightly or somewhat familiar with Google Forms C: I’m comfortable using Google Forms
  • 12. Where to start
  • 13. Creating a new document
  • 14. 3) Add more questions Form Template 4) 1) Fill out title and description 2) Fill out question stuff & hit done
  • 15. Sample Questions
  • 16. Other Options
  • 17. Various Templates
  • 18. Edit Confirmation Response
  • 19. Where responses appear
  • 20. Uses of Forms • RSVPs for workshops • Signups to bring something • Feedback/surveys • Collect/Share data or observations • Collect Desk Statistics • Online pop quiz • Assess student learningDrawbacks - Not good for high end tabulation; other?
  • 21. Embed form
  • 22. Google LabsQuick poll: A: Google Labs are new to me B: I’m slightly or somewhat familiar with Google Labs C: I’m comfortable using Google Labs
  • 23. About Labs• Different labs for different areas (mail, calendar, etc.)• Some help with efficiency• Some are just fun!• Be aware: they might just go away
  • 24. Where are the Mail Labs?
  • 25. Canned response
  • 26. Mail Goggles
  • 27. Calendar Gadget
  • 28. Calendar Labs
  • 29. One-on-OneDisplays attendee’s name
  • 30. Smart Rescheduler
  • 31. Q & A?
  • 32. Upcoming Workshops• Google for Research: Google Scholar & Advanced Searching Feb 7 @noon• Dropbox in 30 minutes (toolkit tools series) Feb 21 @3:15