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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 […]

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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
How FIT is using Google Apps for Education

How FIT is using Google Apps for Education

In conjunction with FIT’s migration to Google, the Technology Development Team is conducting interviews and gathering data to produce case studies, as a way of tracking and documenting how Google is improving workflow and productivity here at FIT. We sought to describe in greater detail the various ways faculty and staff are able to leverage […]

August 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
You are invited to a Google Q&A – Oct. 8th

You are invited to a Google Q&A – Oct. 8th

As you may know, FIT is going Google. IT for FIT is working to roll-out the program this year. We have begun implementation with individual schools and departments to migrate to Google Apps for Education, the college’s new platform for email, calendaring, and document sharing. Even if your area has not yet been contacted directly for migration, we […]

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Gmail Tip: Filter mail older than a certain date

Gmail Tip: Filter mail older than a certain date

Maybe you have already migrated to Google Apps for Education on campus or are awaiting your go live date, but I get this question all the time in training and figured it was about time to make a post of it. How do I get rid of, or at least do a search for mail […]

May 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Google Apps for Education at FIT

Google Apps for Education at FIT

  If you haven’t already done so, please check out our Google help site.  It was created just for FIT and includes tutorials, FAQs, training opportunities, and helpful tips. fitnyc.edu/google

May 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Google’s New Classroom

Google’s New Classroom

A day like today is one where I am so proud to be a part of the migration of FIT to Google Apps for Education. After the announcement this morning from Google about its preview of “Classroom” I had a flurry of email asking if we would have this, and more importantly…when? Right now you […]

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