Directions for Getting A Google
Account and Joining a Class Group
STEP 1: Complete
Student Contact Information Form by 3rd Class Session.
STEP 2: Dr. Weiner will add you to the
Google class for your course.
STEP 3: You will get an email from
Google Groups (firstname.lastname@example.org)with directions. The subject
will state - Google Groups: You've been added to ....... It will look similar to the following:
STEP 4: You will
now go to groups.google.com and
click on the New users: Join link.
STEP 5: When you click on the new
users link you will get a window to create a google account. Your
e-mail address will be your account name. Select a password that is
easy for you to remember. Your nickname will be the name that
identifies you on your postings to the class discussion board.
STEP 6: Complete all the information
and you should get the following message:
STEP 7: Go to
your email and get the message just sent to you from
"email@example.com with the subject "Google Gmail
Verification". Follow the directions to click on the link in the email.
STEP 8: The link should take
you to the following page:
STEP 9: Click on the link
that says "click here to continue" and you will be asked for your
password and should be taken to the group.
In the future you just need to go to
http://groups.google.com to sign into your google account.