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Google drive is a free, web-based application that allows documents, spreadsheets, and more to be created, shared, collaborated, and managed.

UW Google Drive

Description

Google Drive is a UW-Madison instance UW-Madison Google Apps, which allows UW students, staff, and faculty to securely log in using their UW NetID and connect using @wisc.edu accounts.
Learn more about Google Drive.


Access

UW-Madison uses UW-Madison Google Apps, which allows UW students, staff, and faculty to securely log in using their UW NetID and connect using @wisc.edu accounts.


Application and Limitations


Users can access multiple document formats. The primary types of documents that can be created and shared with Google Drive include:
  • Documents: For composing letters, flyers, essays, and other text-based files (similar to MS Word documents)
  • Spreadsheets: For storing and organizing information (similar to MS Excel worksheets)
  • Presentations: For creating and presenting slides (similar to MS PowerPoint slideshows)
  • Forms: For collecting and organizing data (this works in conjunction with Google Spreadsheets)
  • Drawings: For creating simple vector graphics or diagrams
Watch a Common Craft video that explains how Google Drive works.



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Keywords:EPD, google drive, Technology   Doc ID:45371
Owner:Learning Design and Technologies Team .Group:Interdisciplinary Professional Programs
Created:2014-12-02 11:39 CSTUpdated:2021-06-30 14:54 CST
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