How to Use Google groups

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How to Use Google groups

  1. 1. GOOGLE GROUPSSponsored by Google Ziine John Assistant Lecturer Institute of Computer Science MUST 1
  2. 2. W is it? hatSponsored by Google Google Groups is a free, online service that helps groups of people easily share information and communicate effectively. Groups are public or private places where members share files, post ideas, and conduct discussions via email. All emails sent to the group are archived for future reference and are easily searchable. 2
  3. 3. What is it?... Google Groups is a mailing list service that is partSponsored by Google of the Google Apps suite. Allows users to create and manage groups among other users. Users can manage and archive their mailing lists, as well as manage group members Google Groups allows users who are members of a group to effectively collaborate and communicate together. 3
  4. 4. GOOGLE GROUPS Google Groups offers features that other mailingSponsored by Google list services do not, such as: Unique managing options Customizable group landing page Ample storage space 4
  5. 5. GOOGLE GROUPS You do not have to have a Google account in orderSponsored by Google to utilize some of the features in Google Groups. Some of the things you can do without a Google account are: Read posts in public groups Join a public group through email Post to groups via email if they are unrestricted, or if you are a member Search for groups, posts, authors, etc. CS4HS 5
  6. 6. GOOGLE GROUPS However helpful these features are, having aSponsored by Google Google account allows for much more productivity from Google Groups. If you have a Google account you have the ability to: Create and manage a group Post to groups via Google interface Join a group via Google interface Read a restricted group’s posts online Change your type of subscription 6
  7. 7. Using Gmail Less spam You dont like spam. Gmail blocks spam beforeSponsored by Google it gets to your inbox. Lots of space Over 10.27GBs of free storage space – and more to purchase if you need it. Search Search instantly within Gmail to find the exact message you want. 7
  8. 8. Conversation view Messages are grouped with the relevant responses -- so you can always see messagesSponsored by Google in context. Priority Inbox Automatically separate important email from everything else and focus on what really matters. Built-in chat With just one click, you can chat in Gmail or talk face to face with voice and video chat. Secure Just like bank websites, Gmail uses HTTPS encryption to keep your mail secure. 8
  9. 9. START… The google apps suiteSponsored by Google 9
  10. 10. Sponsored by Google Click groups10
  11. 11. Sponsored by Google Log in…11
  12. 12. Create group name…Sponsored by Google 12
  13. 13. Sponsored by Google13
  14. 14. Sponsored by Google14
  15. 15. Sponsored by Google Invite members…15
  16. 16. Sponsored by Google Much more…16
  17. 17. GOOGLE GROUPS You may also use your in box and contactsSponsored by Google to create a google group 17
  18. 18. Creating contact groupsSponsored by Google With contact groups you can easily organize your contacts, making it easier to email a specific set of people. 18
  19. 19. Click Gmail at the top-left corner of your Gmail page, then choose Contacts.Sponsored by Google 19
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  21. 21. Select contacts that you want to add to a group, click the Groups button. , then Create new.Sponsored by Google Enter the name of the group. Click OK. 21
  22. 22. Sponsored by Google22
  23. 23. Enter the name of the group.Sponsored by Google Click OK. 23
  24. 24. Sponsored by Google24
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  27. 27. Add contacts to a contact group • Select the contacts in the Contacts list. • Click the Groups button.Sponsored by Google • Select the group youd like to add the contact to, or select Create new to create a new group. • If you have multiple addresses saved for a contact, you can choose which address should belong to the contact group by opening the contact and clicking the small arrow next to the group youd like to modify. 27
  28. 28. Why use it? Students can use Google Groups to:Sponsored by Google Share ideas, store documents, and organize web resources as they work in project teams. Create a private group for school clubs to share the latest news and announcements. 28
  29. 29. Why use it? Teachers can use Google Groups to:Sponsored by Google Make class handouts, reading materials, assignments, and web links available to students and their parents. Send email announcements to parents. Centralize resources and communication for professional learning communities. 29
  30. 30. Sponsored by Google Thank you30

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