GoogleDocs Kristen DeWees and Krista Shorf
Google DocsIntroduction Google Docs can be used for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more! • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt9F7tKcZcU&feature=related • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7y7NafWXeM
GoogleDocs Basics • What can you do with documents? • E-mail docs out as attachments • Collaborate online and chat with other colleagues • Publish doc to the world as webpage or as blog post • Invite others (via e-mail) to edit or view docs • Upload/convert Word docs, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML, text, Open Office, and Star Office Writer files • View docs revision history and go back to any version
GoogleDocs Basics • What can you do with spreadsheets? • Create charts and gadgets • Chat with others editing the spreadsheet • Use formatting and formula editing to calculate results and get desired look • Import and convert .xls, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data • Export .xls, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data and PDF and HTML files • Insert in a blog or website
GoogleDocs Basics • What can you do with presentations? • Share and edit presentations • Import and convert presentations • Download presentation to PDF, PPT, or TXT file • Add images or videos • Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate remote locations • Publish on a website for an entire audience to see
GoogleDocs Basics • Features: • Google Cloud Connect • A plug in connect for Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010 • Allows you to share/edit Microsoft Word, Power Point, or Excel Documents simultaneously with others in org.
GoogleDocs for Educators • Create a Google Site • Similar to a wiki (class site, project site or administrative site) • Easily upload documents from Google docs • Insert Google calendar
Googlefor Educators • Assembled information and tools to help empower student learning • Features: • Class activities • Classroom posters • Educators Discussion Group • Google Teacher Academy • http://www.google.com/educators/index.html