Going Google

Faculty and staff are encouraged to review my “Going Google” presentation, originally delivered on February 21, 2013. These sessions will cover basic information about Google Apps, how to use your Gmail, and how to use Google Calendar.   The slides that correspond to the Webinar presentation are available here: Going Google Slides.

Going Google – Recorded Webinar Sessions

31 Ways to Use Google+ in Education

Google’s social media service Google+ is a robust tool that can be used by faculty, staff, administrators, and students to enhance communication and collaboration. To learn more about Google+’s potential, please review this embedded slide-show provided by Google Apps for Education below or click here to open in new window.

Where Can I Learn More?

A series of Google Apps for Education training opportunities has been scheduled to help you prepare for the transition to Gmail, Google Calendar, and the basics of using Google Apps.  To sign up for a training session, please download and complete the  Google Apps Training Schedule 020813, then email the completed form to Vicky Hennegan.

Remember – MATC’s transition to Google Apps happens Friday, March 1.

In addition to these training opportunities, other resources have been identified for you:

If you have a question, please send an email to googlehelp@matc.edu

Getting Started with Google Calendars

Google Calendar is a great tool for helping faculty and students stay organized. More powerful and flexible than your Groupwise or Blackboard calendar tool, calendars created with Google’s tools are meant for collaboration and communication. What sets Google Calendars apart from other planning and scheduling tools is its ease of use, its integration with other Google productivity tools, and that it can be accessed on just about any computer or mobile device.

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