Google Apps

Information about different Google apps. From how to navigate them, use them, and share them gain insight from reading tutorials, watching video tutorials, and webinars.

COMMUNICATE

 

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Webinar:Gmail

Gmail is a free communications tool featuring email, chat, video chat, calendar, an office suite, and much more. This tutorial will help you create a Gmail account and send your first email! Good luck!

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Google Hangouts lets you send messages, make voice and video calls, and share photos. Hangouts sync automatically across devices, so you can start on your computer and continue to your phone. This tutorial will teach you how to chat, call, and Hangout! 

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​Need to translate an email? A document from a friend? What about a website? Google Translate can do all that for you. This tutorial will show you how to use the site to translate text and also translate websites into more languages than you can count. The translation is not perfect, but it is always getting better, and will actually ask you for advice! 

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​Use this tutorial to learn how to download the Google Translate Chrome Extension to make browsing in a different language a breeze. 

Securely connect, collaborate, and celebrate from anywhere. With Google Meet, everyone can safely create and join high-quality video meetings of up to 250 people.

Instrucciones escritas: Inicio de Google Meet

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Tutorial en video: Inicio de Google Meet

Google Meet is a video-conferencing application from Google. That allows you to connect with family and friends, or to host/attend a business meeting. Once in a Google Meet event, these instructions below walk you through how to screen share.
 

 

CREATE

Creating PDF Files Google Docs 

Google Doc is a google application that allows you to write out documents, resumes, and convert them to different formats such as PDFs. PDFs (Portable Document Format) is a converted document that will keep the same text formatting and images from the original document.  

​Google Sheets is a free, cloud-based tool that can help you manage finances, track inventory, and more. You can access it from any device with Internet access through your Google Drive. 

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Google Slides is very similar to PowerPoint. However, Google Slides is online, sharable, and most important, FREE! This tutorial will show you how to create a quick and easy presentation. 

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Google Docs allows you to create documents, upload existing files, and share them with friends, family, and co-workers. Google Docs comes free with your Gmail account. This tutorial will show you how to create, share, and even translate Google docs. 

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Google Sites helps you create a basic, free website. Choose from blank or pre-built templates to make your business’s website look the way you want. These tutorials show how to create and edit your new site! 

 

LEARNING

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​Google Earth allows you to explore the world from your device. Google Earth uses satellite and aerial imagery to give you a rich traveling experience without leaving your seat. 

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The Learning Center helps you navigate GSuite, which is the collection of google app, tools, and services that are powered by Google. 

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​Zoom provides an easy & reliable service for video, voice, screen & file sharing, and chat. You can use zoom from a web browser or app/application on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, or from telephones and room conferencing systems. You can air pre-record sessions or a live stream (which you can set to record for future use e.g. to provide a shareable link to watch or download). 

 

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Google Maps is a great way to get from "here to there." They offer directions for driving, walking, biking, and public transportation. This tutorial focuses on the public transportation resources on the site, helping you find the right bus or train to get where you are going. 

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Google is a search engine that can be used to find information such as websites, images, directions, or just an answer to any question you might have.

Discover how to use the Google Chrome browser to get online! This tutorial will cover how to use the Chrome browser, bookmark websites, how to set your homepage, using multiple tabs, and how to download a file.

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Google Calendar is a free tool that helps you organize your schedule, keep track of appointments, and set reminders. Plus, you can share specific events or your whole calendar with others. Never miss an appointment again! 

​Google Photos is an application where you can upload, store and share your photos.  

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google. Which allows users to store files on their servers, synchronize files across devices, and share files. Google Drive encompasses Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides, which are a part of the Google Docs Editors office suite that permits collaborative editing of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, forms, and more. Files created and edited through the Google Docs suite are saved in Google Drive. 

A good video tutorial explaining Google Drive can be seen here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDWVpHvG5Ok

 

Additionally, Wikipedia offers a good overview:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Drive

​Google Storage allows you to manage all of the information you have stored across your Google Apps (Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos). By default and for free, you have 15 GB of space for all of the information you have stored in Google Apps (meaning your email in Gmail, documents in Google Drive, and pictures in Google Photos).   

Google Keep is a free service that allows you to take notes and set reminders to keep yourself organized.