Google Docs Beginner Course in Cape Town
2KO offers this G Docs course at 3 levels
Learning to use Google Docs Productively
Edit your Overview of Google Docs
Word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, forms and drawings
Access anywhere, anytime from any internet browser
Collaborate and share viewing/editing privileges
Autosave and revision history
Share both documents and folders to individuals or groups
Use ready-made templates
Access and Compatibility
How do I access Google Docs? (Drive or http://docs.google.com/a/yourschool.org)
Import and store any file format or convert to Google doc for collaboration and sharing (upload or convert from mail)
Only stored files (.doc, .jpg, .pdf) count toward your storage limit (5GB). Google Docs format don't use storage space.
Access Docs Offline
This feature is only available with Chrome and must be set up.
Grey gear > set up docs offline > allow offline docs
This is view-only ... you must go back online to make edits or create new doc.
Must be enabled on each individual computer you use.
Two types of settings: visibility (how people access your document) and sharing (who can edit or view)
Five visibility options: private, public on the web, people at my organization, people at my organization with a link, and anyone with the link
DEFAULT: you are owner, document is private
Sharing privileges: owners, editors, viewers (you can transfer ownership)
You can share with up to 200 editors/viewers or make it public for all to see.
50 can edit / view a spreadsheet, document, or drawing simultaneously. 10 can edit / view a presentation or a document in the older version of Google documents.
You can also share an entire folder - just drag and drop docs into that folder. (Click eye icon to quickly see rights.)
Or you can share documents or folders with groups - a single email address that includes multiple members.
Your domain administrator must enable the setting to allow you to share docs outside of your organization.
2KO is an IT consulting and training company, offering both business services and multi-platform training. 2KO Africa's wide range of computer courses are available as full time classes, or as online learning, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure students have access to the best training possible.
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