Google Drive

With Google Drive, you can create and share word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online, and collaborate with others on group projects. Students and teachers can create documents using these state-of-the-art tools, then communicate and collaborate with each other in real time right inside a web browser window.

Some of the things you can do with Google Drive:

Share Large Files

Documents:

  • Create new documents or upload and convert Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML and text files
  • Invite others by email to edit or view your documents.
  • Edit documents online with whomever you choose.
  • View revision history and roll back to any version.
  • Download documents to your desktop as Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, or HTML.
  • Email your documents as attachments.

Check out the Google documents Getting Started Guide.

Spreadsheets:

  • Create new spreadsheets or upload and convert .xls, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data.
  • Export .csv and .txt data and Excel, PDF and HTML files.
  • Chat in real time with others who are editing your spreadsheet.
  • Embed a spreadsheet in your blog or website.

Check out the Google spreadsheets Getting Started Guide.

Presentations:

  • Create new presentations, then share and edit presentations with your friends and coworkers.
  • Import and convert presentations in .ppt and .pps format.
  • Download your presentations as a PDF, a PPT, or a TXT file.
  • Insert images and videos, format slides to fit your preferences.
  • Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate remote locations.

Check out the Google presentations Getting Started Guide.

Access

Getting to Google Drive

  • google.cca.edu - Log in to your Google Apps for CCA account. In the upper region of Gmail click on 'Drive'