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DropBox Course


Course
Alicia Pollock

DropBox is a web service for offsite document storage. Use it as a backup, to access files from multiple computers, or share files with your colleagues.

Course Description

DropBox is an Internet service that gives you offsite cloud document storage. Use it as a backup, to access files from multiple computers, or to share files with your colleagues. Come to this class to set up your account, and find out everything it can do.

 

We’ll explore the differences between the Dropbox website and using it on computer, and sharing options for read-only access or editing permissions.

 

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced 

Course Length

1 hour

Course Credits

1 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Prerequisites 

  • A DropBox account

 

Who should take this class?

  • People who collaborate with others
  • People who need to transfer large files to other people
  • People looking for offsite backup

What You’ll Learn 

  • Creating a DropBox account
  • Installing DropBox software on your computer
  • Seeing DropBox files on your computer
  • Accessing DropBox through a browser
  • Uploading files
  • Sharing files with other people
  • Understanding Read-only vs. Editing access
  • Syncing DropBox to your computer for offline access
  • Using DropBox on a smartphone

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

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2. Watch the Video: Using DropBox

DropBox is an Internet service that gives you offsite cloud document storage. Use it as a backup, to access files from multiple computers, or to share files with your colleagues. Come to this class to set up your account, and find out everything it can do.

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3. Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

quiz Participation Quiz Completion requirement

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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