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Google Docs for Advanced Users

Cost: Free



Google Docs is available to all Ryerson students, faculty and staff. It provides a web-based interface for creating, modifying, and sharing documents. In addition to the core document production functionality, it offers unparalleled web-based collaboration features making it easier than ever to work as a team. Due to integration with Google Drive, your Google Docs are always available on any internet-connected device. 

This 2 hour Google Docs for Advanced Users training course will demonstrate several advanced Google Docs features and functionality.

  • Creating documents with newspaper style columns
  • Working with styles
  • Paint format
  • Creating a table of contents
  • Document outlines
  • Caption photos using single cell tables
  • Adding footnotes
  • Creating hyperlinks
  • Voice typing
  • Translate document
  • Collaboration features including:
  • Sharing
  • Working concurrently with multiple users
  • Revision history
  • Comments
  • Suggesting mode
  • Converting Word to Google Docs format
  • Convert Google Docs to other formats

***Please Note***: This hands-on course will require you to log into your own Ryerson Google Apps account (Ryerson Gmail, Google Calendar, or Google Drive, depending on the course). If you have enabled two-factor authentication for your Ryerson account, be sure to bring your device to this training to generate the one-time verification code so you can log in. This device is either your cell phone, your u2f key, or your one-time verification (OTV) device.

Looking for other G Suite training opportunities? Visit the Gmail and G Suite Training page.