Google Drive It: Tips, Advice, and Ideas for Beginner and Intermediate Users

Event Date/Time

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    9:15 am - 10:45 am


800 NE Oregon St
United States


Intended Audience

Beginning and intermediate users of Google Drive.


The flexible uses of Google Drive make it an attractive tool to use for collaboration and sharing of word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet files. This event provides an overview for creating, sharing, and managing files within Google Drive before exploring some of its advanced functionalities. The event concludes with instructions for adding Google Apps from the marketplace into attendees’ Google Drives along with time for questions and answers. The “feel” of this event will be friendly and conversational, so attendees feel comfortable sharing their successes, challenges, and questions that they may have about Google Drive.


At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Create, share, and manage files in Google Drive.
  • Locate third-party applications and add them to their Google Drive.
  • Collaborate in real time with colleagues using Google Drive.


Todd Cherner
Graduate School of Education
Portland State University

Todd Cherner, PhD, is an assistant professor of education in the Graduate School of Education’s Curriculum and Instruction Department. Cherner specializes in using instructional technology to develop students’ literacy abilities across the content areas, and he is committed to the purposeful use of technology to promote students’ reading and writing in the classroom. Before entering higher education, he taught 10th grade English and journalism courses at Leesburg High School in Central Florida. While at LHS, Cherner served on the school’s literacy committee, mentored first year teachers, and coached the varsity bowling team. Cherner earned his bachelor’s degree in English education from the University of Central Florida, his master’s in secondary education from Clemson university, and his doctorate in teacher education from the University of Tennessee. Previous to coming to Portland State University, he taught in and coordinated Coastal Carolina University’s Master of Arts in Teaching program.

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Program Details

  • Check in at 8:45 am.
  • Workshop is in Room 1B.
  • View transportation options.
  • Limited to 40 participants.

Registration Details

  • Registration is available for our partner organizations.
  • To receive a refund, a written request must be received in the Chapter office at least one week before the event.
  • No refunds or credits for future events given after that time.
  • Prices go up at the door.
  • Have a full stamp card? To redeem your stamp card, please email the ATD office ( and request a code to redeem online.

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CPLP Recertification Credit

CPLPs earn one recertification point/credit for each physical hour of continuing education within one’s current role/job or involving a new experience or content. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork.
Visit the CPLP webpage for complete information.

The Chapter estimates 1.5 recertification hours for this workshop.

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HRCI and SHRM Recertification Credit

This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any required paperwork. Visit the HRCI recertification webpage or the SHRM recertification webpage for more information.

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Alignment with ATD's Competency Model
Areas of Expertise
Areas in BOLD will be addressed in this presentation.

  1. Performance Improvement
  2. Instructional Design
  3. Training Delivery
  4. Learning Technologies
  5. Evaluating Learning Impact
  6. Managing Learning Programs
  7. Integrated Talent Management
  8. Coaching
  9. Knowledge Management
  10. Change Management


800 NE Oregon St, Portland, Oregon, 97232, United States