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WSP 59 — Mastering Your Google Account

Quarter: Fall
Day(s): Sunday
Course Format: On-campus course
Duration: 1 day
Date(s): Oct 1
Time: 9:30 am—4:30 pm
Drop Deadline: Sep 24
Unit: 0
Tuition: $270
Instructor(s): Ammy Woodbury
Limit: 20
Status: Open
Fall
On-campus course
Sunday
9:30 am—4:30 pm
Date(s)
Oct 1
1 day
Drop By
Sep 24
0 Unit
Fees
$270
Instructor(s):
Ammy Woodbury
Limit
20
Open
In 2004, Google forever changed email with Gmail. Today, tens of millions of people have a Google account, but Google offers more than email alone. Your Google account is used to manage your YouTube videos, Google Calendar, the Google Play store for your Android device, and much more. In this course, we will cover ways to keep your account safe with two-factor authentication, display mail in the way that’s most convenient for you, share only what you want to share in Photos, Maps, and YouTube, use advanced searching functions, and help make your life easier by letting Google know a little without knowing everything. Finally, we will investigate some lesser-known Google tools such as Google Voice, Google Translate, Google Keep, Google Docs, and Google Hangouts.

Students are required to bring a fully charged laptop computer to class.

Grade restriction: NGR only; no credit/letter grade.

Ammy Woodbury, Senior Technical Writer, Tesla Motors

Ammy Woodbury’s career has focused on rapid acquisition of new technology to document and train others, serving as the “geek-to-English translator” for everyone else. She was a campus readiness specialist in Stanford IT Services from 2001 through 2014. An expert on iOS tools and security, she has been called a “smartphone ninja” by Men’s Health magazine.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.