You will use Google gadgets and applications to communicate, collaborate, obtain, and download information from the Internet.
You are familiar with computers and the way they work. Computers have contributed to the rise and spread of the Internet, which has now become the driving force for the networked communities around the globe. In this course, you will use products from Google such as Google Chrome, Google Mail, Google Desktop, iGoogle, and Google Maps to take full advantage of all that the Internet has to offer.Students will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of this course and may retake the same course as many times as they want.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- explore and customize the Google Chrome user interface.
- browse websites using Google Chrome.
- obtain information from the web using the Google search engine and Google Maps.
- communicate over the web.
- manage information using bookmarks, alerts, and RSS feeds.
- configure the privacy settings and pop-up settings in Google Chrome.
This course is designed for any computer professional who may be new to, or needs to learn Google for web access, office productivity, and communication.
Students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Google
Topic 1A: Explore the Google Chrome Interface
Topic 1B: Customize the Google Chrome Interface
Topic 1C: Use the Google Chrome Help Center
Lesson 2: Browsing Websites Using Google Chrome
Topic 2A: View Web Pages on Tabs and Windows
Topic 2B: Navigate Through a Web Page
Lesson 3: Obtaining Information from the Web
Topic 3A: Search the Web Using Google Gadgets
Topic 3B: Search the Web Using Google Maps
Topic 3C: Download Information from the Web
Topic 3D: Save a Web Page
Lesson 4: Communicating over the Web
Topic 4A: Communicate Using Google Mail
Topic 4B: Chat Using Google Talk
Topic 4C: Collaborate Using Google
Lesson 5: Managing Information
Topic 5A: Work with Bookmarks
Topic 5B: Create an iGoogle Page
Topic 5C: Set RSS Feeds
Lesson 6: Managing Web Settings in Google Chrome
Topic 6A: Configure the Privacy Settings
Topic 6B: Configure the Pop-Up Settings
Appendix A: Search Operators
Supplemental Topic Search the Web Using Advanced Search Operators