This course is comprised of eight lessons, each detailing the different skills of the Google Doc function it covers. Each lesson includes instructional materials and activities.
Upon completion of this course, you will have the foundational skills to accurately navigate Google Docs for your educational, professional, and personal needs.
- Open, navigate, and perform basic commands in Google Docs, including saving,
revising, printing, and uploading documents.
- Format characters, text, and paragraphs.
- Execute repetitive commands efficiently.
This course is designed for those who want to learn the basic functionality and navigation of Google Docs. This includes skills such as creating, editing, and formatting documents. In
addition, inserting simple tables, creating lists, and improving the appearance and accuracy of the document context will be covered.
To be successful in this course, you should bring your preexisting, basic computer skills, such as: controlling the mouse/trackpad, typing text, and opening/navigating a web browser. No prior
knowledge of Google Docs is necessary.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Google Docs
Topic A: Navigate in Google Docs
Topic B: Create and Save Google Docs
Topic C: Manage Your Workspace
Topic D: Edit Documents
Topic E: Preview and Print Documents
Topic F: Upload Existing Documents
Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
Topic B: Control Paragraph Layout
Topic C: Align Text Using Tabs
Topic D: Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading
Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently
Topic A: Make Repetitive Edits
Topic B: Apply Repetitive Formatting
Topic C: Paragraph Styles
Lesson 4: Managing Lists
Topic A: Format a List
Topic B: Custom Bullets and Numbers
Lesson 5: Adding Tables
Topic A: Adding a Table
Topic B: Modify a Table
Topic C: Format a Table
Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Topic B: Add Images to a Document
Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic B: Add Headers and Footers
Topic C: Control Page Layout
Topic D: Add a Watermark
Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document
Topic A: Check Spelling and Word Count
Topic B: Use Research Tools
Topic C: Check Accessibility
Topic D: Save a Document to Other Formats