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Google Docs: The Basics (IT Training)



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About the Course

Google Docs is a collaborative word processing program that can be used on many types of devices and by multiple users. Complete this course to learn how to edit and format a Google Doc including inserting graphic elements and page numbers. In addition, explore how to use styles to format text and create a table of contents. Printing and saving a document as a Microsoft Word file are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Edit and format a Google Doc
  • Use styles to format text and to create a table of contents
  • Insert an image, a table, and a header
  • Align text
  • Print a document
  • Download a document as another file type

Prerequisite Skills

  • Use a keyboard and mouse
  • Work with an internet browser
  • Open and save files
  • Edit text

Meet the Instructor

This course is created and maintained by IT Training, a department of University Information Technology Services of Indiana University (IU). IT Training provides educational opportunities around technologies and software made available by IU. In an effort to expand the reach of IT Training's award-winning, high-quality content, this online series has been available to members of the IU community—and beyond. We hope you enjoy this learning experience.



Length: 1-3 hours


UITS IT Training


Credit: Certificate of completion


Audience: Public

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