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