GHU Sp24) Google for the Home User (12 hrs)

This course is designed to introduce members of the public to the overview on the functions of the core applications in the Google Suite which include Gmail, Calendar, Drive, and Chrome, along with supporting and accompanying applications most commonly used for communicating in the 21st century.  Students will experience hands-on walk-through learning about the basics of the essential applications for communicating, planning, and developing content that can be shared with other Google users, and across other platforms as well.  No prior knowledge or experience using Google applications is required, however users will have to create a Google account in order to participate in the class.  Lessons are structured around various topics each week, and include a demonstration, followed by instructor support to students to achieve mastery.   

By the end of the course, you should understand each application’s purpose and how it can be applied to a variety of situations at home and in the workplace.  The course will run for six (6) weeks, and meet for two (2) hours per week.  The course outline is a follows:

Course Outline: This may change at the discretion of the instructor(s)

Week 1: Google Accounts, Chrome Browser, Search, Maps 

Week 2: Gmail

Week 3: Google Calendar and Meet

Week 4: Google Drive

Week 5: Google Docs, Slides, Sheets

Week 6: Extensions of Google

Additional Information:
No Textbook Required.