Getting The Most Out of G Suite - Google Slides

Learn how to create unique and interesting presentations online utilizing the Google Cloud and Google Slides platform! Unlock the power of Google Slides by watching this short video.

Goals and Objectives

  • Easily import previous Powerpoint presentations 
  • Work online with collaborators to build a presentation synchronously  
  • Utilize presentation tools such as the speaker notes and laser pointer  
  • Customize presentation into your own one-of-a-kind theme using the “Theme Builder”
  • Insert audio and video elements that emphasizes your talking points
  • Create a cohesive theme where slides smoothly transition into the next 
  • Arrange overlapping elements to create unique effects and complex pictures
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Need Proof Of Completion?

Please watch the video below. If you need proof of completion for course credit, be sure to complete the Google Forms quiz as directed in the video. You will receive your score via email shortly after submitting the Google Form. 

In addition, upon successful completion of 4 of the 7 workshops in this series, you are eligible to receive a certificate of completion. Certificates can be resume boosters and can be shared with professors as proof of completion. After meeting the above requirements, you can request a Certificate of Completion.

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*Please Note Time Stamps Will Open in A New Tab

0:00 Introduction
0:09 What is Google Slides
0:24 Why should I use it?
0:43 The Explore feature
0:59 How do I access it?
1:36 Guided Walkthrough
1:38 Creating a new document
2:25 Upload your own presentation to google slides
2:45 Starting your document
3:19 Interface Layout
4:35 Presenting
5:36 File Tab
8:40 Edit Tab
8:50 View Tab
9:15 Insert Tab
10:35 Format Tab
11:01 Slide Tab
11:29 Arrange Tab
11:47 Tool Tab
11:57 Add-on Tab
12:06 How to access Slides offline
12:41 Additional Considerations
13:38 Thank You

Workshop Quiz