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Video: Creating an Office Hours Calendar in Google

Video: Creating an Office Hours Calendar in Google

Need to create an appointment slot calendar for students to sign up for office hours, or do you need others to have the ability to requests times with you? This tutorial will show you how to set up and share your Google calendar as an appointment calendar. Enjoy!  See our Google Tutorial Videos Playlist for […]

October 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Gmail Labels, Filters and Advanced Search

Video: Gmail Labels, Filters and Advanced Search

Please check out our newest video in the Google Apps for Education playlist on best practices for using labels, filters (rules) and the advanced search options in Gmail. Enjoy! Have any tips that you would like to share? See more Google related help, tips, and tutorials on our FIT Google Help Site.

October 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Docs: New Sharing Window

Docs: New Sharing Window

A small change to note when sharing Google docs. When you hit the “Share” button to any Drive folder or file we are used to seeing a window open with a list of who you are sharing that docs with (if anyone) and the auto link generated at top of that dialog box. Looks like […]

October 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Week in the life of Google at FIT

Week in the life of Google at FIT

As we are approaching the last few dates for groups to migrate to Google here at FIT, I thought it would be interesting to share some of the numbers and stats of how FIT is using Google Apps for Education. To date, approximately 28,000+ active students and 2475 total staff and faculty have been migrated to […]

October 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Share Gmail searches with friends

Share Gmail searches with friends

Do you have that one person in your life (or maybe more) that always say they just can’t find that email you sent to them? A new shortcut in Gmail allows you to send the url to that email to that special someone so that it comes up in their own inbox. Sure, you could […]

October 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Overview of Google Sites

Video: Overview of Google Sites

  Have you tried out Google Sites yet? Looking for a little help to point you in the right direction? You have come to the right place. This week SADA Systems, our migration consultants, held a webinar on getting started with Google Sites including some tips on sharing and delegating editing permissions to your site. […]

September 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Google Training beyond the basics

Google Training beyond the basics

Have you attended training in FIT Gmail and Calendaring?  Are you ready to move to the next step? Want to learn about how Google Drive and Docs can help you collaborate with your colleagues? Want to  learn how to get your inbox neat and organized with labels, filters and advanced search options? Want to know the […]

September 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Video: Determining your quota in Google Drive

Video: Determining your quota in Google Drive

FIT is in the process of completing its migration to Google Apps for Education this semester. A question that I am asked frequently is how to figure out how much of the 30GB allotted to each account is currently being used and specifically how to see in Google Drive the largest files to do a […]

September 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Google classroom to be released August 11th

Google classroom to be released August 11th

We were lucky enough to have a few weeks in the preview group for GAFE’s (Google Apps for Education) newest product called Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a very easy to use method of exchanging assignments and documents for an instructor and his/her students. Through a web app the instructor can create an assignment with […]

August 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Explanation of Conversation Mode in GMail

Explanation of Conversation Mode in GMail

See more helpful Google related FAQs on FIT’s Google Help Site. Explanation of Conversation Mode in GMail Gmail groups all replies with their original message, creating a single conversation or thread. In other email systems, responses appear as separate messages in your inbox, forcing you to wade through all your mail to follow the conversation. […]

August 6, 2014 | By | Reply More