Learning about Google Workspace for Education

Web Accessibility

Google has created a set of how-to videos and instructions that take a screen reader user through using some of the core applications that are part of Google Workspace for Education. Please note that these video demonstrations feature NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access), a free screen reader available for Windows users.

For best results using a screen reader with Google Workspace for Education:

Learn more: Google Workspace user guide to accessibility and Accessibility Overview for All Google Products and Features (link is external)

If you would like to create content within YouTube (link is external)UC policy (link is external) requires that you caption your videos. Visit the KB Article: Adding subtitles & closed-captions to videos in YouTube.  

Training Sessions

  • Starting in fall 2023, we will be offering departmental workshops to assist with designing an effective content and storage organizational and collaboration strategy.

  • In-person training for some applications are offered for faculty and staff through HR Technology and Systems Training

Steps to create and manage Google Shared Drives

We have a set of Video Tutorials about Shared Drives and how to move your content into them. These will cover everything you need to know. It should take about 30 minutes to watch all of them.

Info: Overview of Shared Drives

Info: Find your Shared Drive Usage

Info: My Drive vs. Shared drives vs. Shared with me

How-to: Create a Shared Drive and manage Members

How-to: Moving content into a Shared drive

Getting Started Guides

The Google Workspace Learning CenterThe Learning Center offers resources and a roadmap for users to get to know Google Workspace. You'll find everything you need to start using Google Workspace apps like Gmail, Docs, and Drive.

Google Workspace for Power Users: Whether you have a simple task or a complex job process, Google Workspace’s apps can help you work smarter, faster, and more collaboratively. The power user resources below can help you improve your skills and meet more advanced needs for your job.