Category: Google

Using Google at UAS – Part 6

Today we finish this series of videos with a look at Google Drive.  Today’s 18 minute video has Traci Taylor, from the UAS Helpdesk, giving us the final installment in how to use Google at UAS.  Here is a breakdown of this video: 00:00:00 Introduction 00:00:43 FileShare Items 00:01:31 Starring Items 00:03:04 Priority Items 00:03:44 …

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Using Google at UAS – Part 5

Today we are going to concentrate on the Google Calendar. Today’s video is about 7-1/2 minutes long and will show you how to manage your calendar, how to look up other’s schedules (important if you are trying to set up a meeting), how to subscribe to another employees calendar, and how to create an event. …

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Using Google at UAS – Part 4

In today’s Faculty Learning Corner, we will be continuing our look at Google Mail. Today’s 10 minute video has Traci Taylor, from the UAS Helpdesk, looking into Mail Templates, Scheduling an email, Distribution Lists (Labels), Mail Merge, and connecting to Outlook. 00:00:24 Enabling Templates 00:00:51 G-Mail Templates (If you send a similar email, this saves …

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Using Google at UAS – Part 3

Today we are going to continue the series on using Google at UAS, and we will concentrate on G-Mail. In today’s episode Traci Taylor from the UAS Helpdesk will be looking at using the out of office tool, adding a signature, sending mail while utalizing multiple email addresses, and using filters. This is all jammed …

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Using Google at UAS – Part 2

In the video I am sharing with you today, Traci Taylor from the UAS Helpdesk takes us through Centralized Access Management.  We look at the UAS Group Security Manager and how to add and remove people from groups (when you manage a group).  In the second half of this 5 minute video we will concentrate …

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Using Google at UAS – Part 1

Here at UAS we have access to the Google Suite of tools.  Last month there was a great webinar by our own UAS Helpdesk guru Traci Taylor and Webmaster Colin Osterhout.  They dug into Google and what we can do with it here at UAS.  I was given permission to share that meeting, and am …

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Clearing Cache and Cookies

What are Cache and Cookies? Both cookies and cache are items that store information on your computer to make websites and apps you’ve visited more efficient, and also help to decrease the time it takes to load those websites and apps. Cookies are small data files put on your computer that contain information such as …

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Setting up Appointments in Google Calendar

As the Semester winds down, and you get more questions from students, my tip for today is to use Google Calendar to set up Office Hour Appointment slots. This is easily done in your Google Calendar. The following video will walk you through the process. If you still have questions on setting up or sharing …

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Fried Friday: Google Feud

Just what we need! Another time distracting web site! Google Feud is a web game based on the Google API. Google selects the questions, then the results are pulled directly from Google’s autocomplete. You can choose from four categories: Culture, People, Names and Questions. **Beware, certain results may be offensive and/or incomprehensible!

Tech Tuesday – Google Search Tricks

How many hours a day or a week do you spend (or should we say waste) searching for something using Google? How often do you give up without finding the information that you were hoping to find? Check out the 13 tips below and see if your search results don’t hit the target with better accuracy …

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