Document Design for Effective Communication Using Google Docs

Monday, December 2, 2019:  1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The registration period has closed for this event.


Effective document design can be the difference between your message getting across to your audience or simply getting lost on your audience. Whether you are creating correspondence, procedures, team communication, project reports, term papers or other documentation, different formatting techniques for fonts and paragraphs can make integral pieces of your document catch your reader’s attention. Utilizing effective document design principles of styles, bulleted lists, tables, as well as using headers and footers, can help organize your document. Come to this workshop to learn more!

This session will incorporate instructor-led demonstration and hands-on guided practice. This workshop will be in a conference room. A laptop will be provided for you but please feel free to bring your own.



Session Outcomes

At the completion of this productivity workshop, participants will be able to use effective document design principles to format their documents with headers, footers, page numbers, styles, bulleted lists, tables, and more.

Target Audience

Anyone looking to create visually appealing documents that communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences or purposes.

Workshop Length

1 hour plus an additional half hour for open Q & A.



  • Font and Paragraph formatting

  • Headers and footers

  • First-page different headers and footers

  • Page numbers

  • Styles

  • Tables

  • Adding graphics

  • Dealing with versions


Robin Bridson
Professional Development and Training Coordinator


Registration open through 12/2/2019 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


William Niederauer Seminar Room (415 Case-Geyer)


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