Google Docs Explained

Google Docs – Explained in Plain English

A great video for explaining the purpose behind Google Docs and the notion of why the Cloud is so incredibly useful!

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WordPress – Admin Dashboard

So you’ve got a new WordPress site, now what?

Notes:

  1. This post does not cover how to install or set up WordPress (WP). Instead this assumes your site is already set up, and you have full administrator privileges.
  2. There’s a
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Google Docs – Creating your first Doc

A useful Youtube video for help getting started with creating your first Google Document (Doc) and other document basics:

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Adobe Software – What to use for Graphic Design?



So you’ve purchased Adobe Suite or Creative Cloud for graphics… now what?

At first it can be hard to figure out what each shiny new program is meant to do. It’s a bit dizzying really. So do you use Photoshop

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Google Docs – Power User Collaboration

Ever wonder how to get started on a group project in Google Docs when everyone lives in different time zones?
Here are some useful tips:

1Insert > Table…  Ceate an introduction activity!
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Google Search – Advanced Skills

Never sure how to find what exactly what you want when searching online? The following is a quick crash course on advanced Google Search skills I authored on the UBC Media Wiki. Enjoy!

As web content and search queries become

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How to set up OpenOffice

Need an basic office software suite (other than Google Docs) to write simple documents and/or spreadsheets? How much do you want to pay for it? If you answer is nothing, then OpenOffice is a good choice. It looks and functions … read more

Have to do a critique, not sure how to handle it?

Criticism vs. Critique

After four years of daily critique during my undergrad I know how beneficial the process can be for opening up different perspectives and ways of thinking.  I prefer the term critique to criticism (or constructive criticism) as … read more