Tarleton offers Tech Tips, Google Drive course for business professionals

Monday, May 23, 2016

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Become tech savvy this summer with a two-session class at Tarleton State University designed to help business professionals improve efficiency and productivity using Google Drive.

Made possible through the university’s Center for Academic Outreach and Engagement, the Tech Tips course is set from 5 to 9 p.m. June 13 and 1 to 5 p.m. June 20 in Room 206 of the College of Business Administration on the Stephenville campus. Cost is $50, and registration is due by June 1.

Today, more than 50 percent of jobs require some technical skill, and the Tech Tips course covers those associated with using keyboard shortcuts and importing and exporting data with Google Drive.

Participants learn Drive file organization and management, and the Document, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Form, and Drawing applications while considering a variety of business uses. Tips, tricks and additional functionality through Chrome apps and extensions are explored.

Participants will create relevant documents, sheets, slides, forms and drawings in class.

To register and submit online payment for the Tech Tips course, visit www.tarleton.edu/continuinged. For more information, contact Tarleton’s Center for Academic Outreach & Engagement at 254-968-9559 or email Dr. Denae Dorris at [email protected].

Tarleton, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.


Contact: Dr. Denae Dorris – Director, Center for Academic Outreach & Engagement
[email protected]

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.