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Frank Sawyer
Web Designer
E-mail: frank.sawyer@ 

Phone: (775) 753-2305

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Faculty Tutorials

Google Tools

Google offers a tremedous variety of powerful tools to make us more efficient and effective. Tutorials on a few of the webmaster's favorites are listed below. Once you have an account on Google, you will have access to all the Google resources listed here. All of these tools are free.

Once you create a BLOG or a Calendar, you can link to it from your Degree Program page, or Department page. You can also ask the webmaster to post a link to your calendar or BLOG anywhere else on the website that seems fitting.


  • GMail gives you an enormous amount of storage.
  • Keep all your email and attachments for years.
  • Search for email instantly by any number of criteria, using the power of Google.
  • Because of the power of search, you never have to file or organize your mail.
  • Import your Groupwise mail and mail from any other accounts you wish.
  • Keep it all available in one place.
  • Keep conversations grouped together, automatically.

Google Calendar

  • Use Google Calendar to organize!
  • Create calendars for your self, your committee, and/or your department.
  • Share your calendars with others, providing explicit permissions to change, to view, or to simply see your busy times.
  • Optionally make a calendar available for public viewing on the web, showing either all events or just free/busy times.
  • Set up your whole department with calendars so that the support staff person can see everyone's busy times from a single calendar.
  • Optionally, have your cell phone beep you before events, or just receive email reminders.

Google Blogger

  • Use Google Blogger
  • Express yourself as an individual or
  • Collaborate as a group

To create a discussion forum, private or public, or a mailing list for your group, check out Google Groups.

For More Information Contact

Frank Sawyer
Web Designer
Phone: (775) 753-2305

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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