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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Google Tools and Drive 
Workshop description

This workshop will introduce using different Google Tools in the classroom. During the hands-on workshop, all participants will learn how both students and teachers can access and utilize different online tools in a classroom. Along with creating both public and private event calendars, other tools like translator, calculator, maps, sites, and blogs will be discussed. The main focus of the workshop will be Google Drive, where participants will format and share documents for collaboration, create online forms, build online presentations (slideshows), share with colleagues and/or students, import and export different file formats, organize files and folders, and search for specific files.

Prerequisites: All participants must have a Google account and basic computer skills. Google accounts can be created at http://gmail.google.com.

Session length 1.5 hours 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.