The one-day AppsEvents Support Staff Bootcamp allows non-teachers to take their G Suite skills to the next level. Designed for beginner to advanced users, the two days are made up of five sessions presenting tools corresponding to the level of the participants (detailed below). The focus is on hands-on activities, culminating with in an activity that allows the creation of something staff will be able to use the next day.
Level Up in Gmail, Hangouts and Calendar
Email getting you down? Calendar invites coming out of your ears? Learn how to be more organised in Gmail by organising and filtering unwanted email so that you can focus on what really matters. Find out tips and tricks for creating and managing events in Calendar to make your days run super smoothly.
Collaboration is Key
Google Drive brings us loads of possibilities when it comes to real time collaboration and document flow management. We’ll be looking at various ways to improve our workflow when using Google Docs, Sheets, Slides.
Soar with Forms
Google Forms is always a favourite amongst educational support staff. In this session we’ll discover why they are truly transformative, as well as diving into added functionality to supercharge your existing Forms.
Get Geeky with Sheets
Spreadsheets can appear scary and daunting, but after this session you’ll feel like a pro. Find out about formulas like IMPORTRANGE to help you spend more time getting things done and less time copying and pasting.
Google Chrome and Extensions, Add-ons for Docs, Sheets and Slides
Make your life easier by separating your work and personal accounts, as well as use some nifty extensions to add helpful features.
Google Sites: Bringing All the Tools Together
Google Sites is a great tool for bringing everything together. Be it pushing information, collecting information or just organizing information, Sites gives us the flexibility we need.
Create Something Today for Tomorrow
Use the skills you’ve learned today to create something awesome which will help in your day to day work from tomorrow! The trainer will help the whole group with their individual projects so that you get the most out of the bootcamp.
Quiz the Trainer
Still looking for help with a problem you’ve been agonising over for a while? Quiz the trainer and have everybody benefit from your question.
9:00-10:00 Session One
- Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts – improve communication
- Google Docs – collaboration principles
10:00-11:00 Session Two – Google Forms
11:45-12:45 Session Three – Google Sheets
12:45-1:30 Lunch Break (cafeteria)
1:30-2:30 Session Four – Extensions and Add-ons
2:30-4:00 Session Five – Sites and bringing everything together
4:00-5:00 Feedback and Reflection- How do we move forward?