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Google unit b
Google unit b
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Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
Google unit b
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  • 1. Google Illustrated Essentials Expanding Your Productivity
  • 2. <ul><li>Communicate with Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>Chat instantly with Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Create and use Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Blog with Google </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance your blog </li></ul>Objectives Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 3. Objectives <ul><li>Make appointments with Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Track financial assets </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Manage images with Picasa </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 4. Communicating with Gmail <ul><li>Gmail is a web-based email client </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and reply to email messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep track of contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize messages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at mail.google.com </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 5. Keeping track of contacts Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 6. Sending E-mail Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 7. Chatting Instantly with Talk <ul><li>Use Google Talk to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Send instant messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gmail notifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PC-to-PC voice calls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer files </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can be used as a downloaded file or Gadget from www.google.com/talk </li></ul><ul><li>Can also be accessed from within Gmail </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 8. Using the Google Talk Gadget Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 9. Sending E-Mail Activity <ul><li>Open Gmail and sign in to your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Enter contact information for your instructor and at least two classmates </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Compose Mail link, then include both classmates in the To list </li></ul><ul><li>Add your instructor’s email addrss using the Add CC link </li></ul><ul><li>Attach an existing document to the message </li></ul><ul><li>Send the message </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 10. Talk through your computer Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 11. Talking Through Your Computer <ul><li>Point your browser to www.google.com/talk and install Google Talk on your computer or click the Launch Google Talk Gadget link and log in with your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Add the Google addresses of at least two other users </li></ul><ul><li>Contact one of the users in your Google Talk list and have a conversation </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 12. Creating and Using Groups <ul><li>Google Groups is a collection of public online forums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join an existing group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start your own group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at groups.google.com </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 13. Using Google Groups Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 14. Join a group Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 15. Joining a Group <ul><li>Open Google Groups and log in using your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Take the tour link to discover what Google Groups has to offer </li></ul><ul><li>Return to the initial Google Groups page, then click the Browse all group categories link </li></ul><ul><li>Click the People link in the Groups directory </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Computers link in the People directory </li></ul><ul><li>Click the link of a topic in this category that you find interesting and join the group </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 16. Blogging with Google <ul><li>Blogger is an online service used to create and maintain blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create your own blog using a variety of templates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at www.blogger.com </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 17. Creating a blog Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 18. Create a blog Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 19. Creating a Blog <ul><li>Point your browser to www.blogger.com and log in with your Google Account, if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a blog called Your Last Name Family Blog using a template you feel is appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>Send an e-mail containing the blog address to your family members and invite them to participate in the blog </li></ul><ul><li>Create an initial post and watch what happens </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 20. Enhancing your blog <ul><li>Tabs in Blogger let you make enhancements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Posting – edit postings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Settings – control formatting and publishing parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Template – arrange design elements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View – see the blog on the Web </li></ul></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 21. Formatting blog elements Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 22. Enhance a blog Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 23. Modifying and Existing Blog <ul><li>Point your browser to www.blogger.com and log in to your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Open your family blog, click the Layout tab, then click the Page Elements tab, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Rearrange at least two elements on the page </li></ul><ul><li>Preview and save your changes, then return to the Dashboard </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 24. <ul><li>Google Calendar lets you keep track of appointments (events) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite others to events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create multiple calendars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Import calendars created in other formats </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at www.google.com/calendar </li></ul>Making appointments with Calendar Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 25. Making appointments with Calendar Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 26. Create an appointment Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 27. Creating an Appointment <ul><li>Open the Google Calendar and sign in to your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Create an event (a surprise party) that will have guests </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the appropriate time and place for the event </li></ul><ul><li>Invite at least three other guests (taken from your contact list) </li></ul><ul><li>Save the event, then confirm that the event is correctly listed in your calendar </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 28. Tracking Financial Assets <ul><li>Google Finance lets you create multiple portfolios to track assets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create an at-a-glance overview </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at finance.google.com </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 29. Create a portfolio Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 30. Creating a Portfolio <ul><li>Point your browser to finance.google.com , then log in with your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Create a portfolio with a name that’s meaningful to you </li></ul><ul><li>Add at least three asses that you really do own, or would like to purchase </li></ul><ul><li>Change the display so the values are displayed in Euros, than change the default currency back to United States Dollar </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 31. Using Google Docs <ul><li>A Web-based application used for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File folders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at docs.google.com </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 32. Create business files Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 33. Creating Business Files <ul><li>Open Google Docs and log in to your Google Account, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Create a cover letter using documents </li></ul><ul><li>Create a spreadsheet using Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Create a presentation using Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Change the status of each of these files so that they can be shared. </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 34. Managing Images with Picasa <ul><li>Picasa allows you to organize and edit digital images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make image corrections for contrast and color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crop and straighten </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct highlights, shadows, and color temperature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Located at picasa.google.com </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 35. Create a photo album Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 36. Creating a Photo Album <ul><li>Download Picasa2, then follow the installation instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Create an album using images already on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Create a contact sheet using at least three of the images. E-mail the contact sheet to your instructor </li></ul><ul><li>Send an invitation to view your album to your instructor and a least one other person </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 37. <ul><li>Communicate with Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>Chat instantly with Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Blog with Google </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance your blog </li></ul>Summary Google Essentials Illustrated
  • 38. Summary <ul><li>Make appointments with Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Track financial assets </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google docs </li></ul><ul><li>Manage images with Picasa </li></ul>Google Essentials Illustrated

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