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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Custom Google: Tool TBD 
Workshop description

This hands-on workshop will be customized to cover any Google Tool or feature to fit the needs of the requesting site. Participants will learn how adult education staff can fit the specificc Google into their program and learning.

Topics can include but are not limited to: Chrome Apps and Extensions; Calendars with Google, Creating Google Sites, Add-Ons and Drive applications, Extending Docs, Sheets and Slides, Creating Interactive Assignments with Google Draw and Slides, and many more. Topics of the customized Google workshop are only limited by your imagination.

This Custom workshop can be considered as a series where each workshop builds upon the last. Site training coordinators are encouraged to contact and discuss workshop details with the OTAN Trainer.

As workshops are added to the CA Training Calendar the registration confirmation will reflect the nature of the workshop.

Prerequisites: All participants must have a Google account

Session length 3 hours 
Format Workshops: Training events at a physical location, of short duration (2 – 6 hours) but may be part of a series. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Face-to-Face Workshop Requirements:

  • The lab must contain at least one computer for every individual enrolled in a class - including the instructor.
  • The Internet connection must be at least a T1 line.
  • All computers being used must have Internet Explorer 9 or Firefox 20 or later and Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or later.
  • OTAN’s Web site and its contents must be accessible on every computer used during a class.
  • The instructor’s computer station should be connected to an LCD projector and the room will need a screen for class viewing. (If a projector and/or instructor station is not available, OTAN can provide them).
  • At least 10 participants must have completed the online registration 10 business days prior to the workshop.
  • All Microsoft Office workshops require the correct version of Office to be installed on all computers in the lab to be used.
  • Various workshops will require unblocked access to necessary Web sites.