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Google DAT! Drive, Apps, and Tools! (series)


This webinar series focuses on apps, tools, and features found within the G Suite productivity suite. The series, scheduled as three or more webinar parts, will starts with basic information, like using and organizing Google Drive along with its core apps (Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms), and progresses through to more advanced topics such as templates, add ons, using offline, and converting file-types. Throughout the series, other tools like Translator, Calculator, Maps, and Jamboard will be covered.

As with all OTAN workshops, this series can be tailored to fit the needs of the requesting adult education agency.  Highlights and possible topics are listed below.

Part 1: Google Drive and Docs. This first part will go over different account type and the use of Google Drive and its Apps.Topics may include creating accounts for students, organizing folders, uploading folders and files, and creating and sharing files. Collaboration in real time, as well as Keep integration, voice typing, and other features in Docs or other apps can also be explored.

Part 2: The Apps. Topics may include Google Slides, Forms, Sheets and Draw. Creating presentations, online tutorials, images, quizzes, polls, group projects, and productivity tips using the Google’s apps. Advanced share options as well as Shared Drives (dependent on account types) can also be presented.

Part 3:  The Tools. Topics can include any of the Google tools not contained within Drive OR a more targeted advanced session on a specific app (i.e., Forms/Quizzes). Introductions to tools like Classroom and Google Sites, Gmail, Calendar, Maps, and others may be included.

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An OTAN Certificate of Attendance will only be awarded to those that have pre-registered and attend at least 75% of the scheduled time.
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Note: OTAN workshops listed as "series" may be scheduled as one (1) workshop or webinar by qualifying agencies as necessary. For more information about series workshops and others, please contact with subject "Training."



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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.