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Master Google Drive

The step-by-step guide to working in the cloud with Google Drive.
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Created by John Meixner
Last updated 11/2015
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For many years, people throughout the world have dealt with the limitations of traditional digital files. Google Drive removes those barriers. No longer will you need to deal with cumbersome attachments, multiple USB sticks, lost data and even Microsoft Office. Drive provides a whole new way to organize, track, and back up your data. But, that's only the beginning! Once files are in Google Drive, they can be easily shared with others. Work together with real-time collaboration and get rid of that old fashioned "My Documents" once and for all. This class will teach you everything you need to know to master Google Drive.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is perfect for anyone who's ready to master Google Drive.
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What Will I Learn?
Free yourself from USB drives and disks with Google Drive
Learn Drive's advantages over other file storage methods
Organize with folders, colors, and stars
Use views, sort, and search to organize your files
Discover how details and activity can track progress
Send files with Drive and Gmail
Understand the vital features that make all cloud files unique
Uncover the best tips for working with Docs, Sheets and Slides
Bring a little something extra to Drive with add-ons
See how forms can make data collection easy
Tap into others' creativity with templates
Unleash the power of Drive with true sharing and collaboration
Understand the levels of share permissions and when each one is appropriate
Share with folders and groups and learn the important ways they are different
Publish to the world with link sharing
Upload files and see the advantages of converting to Google format
Get more power of Google Drive with the desktop sync client and extension
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  • Students will need to have a Google account and a modern browser. Chrome is recommended.
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 11 Lectures Collapse All 11 Lectures 01:39:49
4 Lectures 21:22

Setting the course.

Preview 01:30

Learn exactly what Google Drive is and the advantages of cloud storage.

Preview 04:25

What Is Google Drive?
3 questions

Navigate Drive and get information about your files.

Preview 07:39

Getting To Know The Interface
3 questions

Arrange Drive to your personal preferences. Create folders and understand Trash.

Customizing Drive

Customizing Drive
3 questions
4 Lectures 46:48

Create cloud files and learn the important features that make them unique.

Creating Drive Files

Creating Drive Files
3 questions

Discover the top tips for the three most popular Drive programs.

Top Tips for Docs, Sheets, Slides

Top Tips for Docs, Sheets, Slides
3 questions

Create, edit and publish a Google Form.

Creating Forms

Creating Forms
3 questions

Learn how to make your files more powerful and better looking with add-ons and templates.

Add-Ons And Templates

Add-Ons And Templates
3 questions
2 Lectures 19:14

Uncover why sharing was so troublesome in the past and how the cloud solves the problem. Share with others via Drive, Gmail and even the old fashioned way.

Basic Sharing

Basic Sharing
3 questions

Learn advanced options like multiple users, link sharing, and the top share tips.

Advanced Sharing

Advanced Sharing
3 questions
1 Lecture 12:25

Upload, convert and work with files in your Google Drive.

Adding Files To Drive

Adding Files To Drive
3 questions
About the Instructor
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Google Certified Trainer, Administrator and Partner

John is a Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist, a Google Apps Certified Administrator and an Certified Google Trainer. He began his professional speaking career by training thousands of IT administrators on networking technologies. His experience as a network manager showed him the limitations of traditional computing. He became an early adopter of cloud technologies and founded Netdemics to help bring anywhere, any time, any device access to his clients. However, he soon realized that technology wasn't enough. Training was vital to make everyone incredible in the cloud!

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