Modification Support

The Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY NC 4.0) license applied to our Quantway and Statway materials, in addition to our Bridge and Fundamentals support material, allows you to:

  • Share: copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
  • Adapt: remix, transform, and build upon the material.

Under the following terms:

Making a Local Copy and Editing in Google Docs

  1. Sign in to the CMP OER depot:
    • Navigate to the course solution you want to access.
  2. Access the document:
    • Open the Google Doc you want to copy and edit.
  3. Make a copy:
    • Click on "File" in the top-left corner.
    • Select "Make a Copy" from the drop-down menu.
    • Choose the destination for the copy (your Google Drive or directly download it to your device).
  4. Edit the copied document:
    • Open the copied document.
    • Make any necessary edits by clicking directly into the text and typing.

Sharing Access to a Google Doc

  1. Open the Google doc:
    • Open the document you want to share.
  2. Share button:
    • Click on the "Share" button located in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Share settings:
    • A window will pop up. In the "Share with people and groups" section, enter the email addresses of the individuals you want to share the document with.
  4. Choose permissions:
    • Select the level of access each person will have using the dropdown menu next to their email address.
      • Viewer: Can view the document but not make changes.
      • Commenter: Can add comments but not edit the content.
      • Editor: Can edit and make changes to the document.
  5. Link Sharing:
    • Click on "Copy link" to generate a shareable link to the document.
    • You can set link sharing permissions to "Anyone with the link" or "Anyone within [your organization]."
    • Choose the access level for those with the link (Viewer, Commenter, or Editor).
  6. Advanced Sharing Settings:
    • Click on "Advanced" in the bottom-right corner of the sharing window.
    • Here, you can set specific permissions for individuals, change ownership, and configure additional settings.
  7. Notification Options:
    • Decide whether you want to notify people via email by checking or unchecking the box.
    • Add a message if you'd like to include a custom note with the sharing invitation.
  8. Send Invitations:
    • Click on the "Send" button to share the document.

Additional Tips

  • Revoking Access:
    • To remove someone's access, go back to the sharing settings, find the person, and click on the "X" next to their name.
  • View Sharing History:
    • In the advanced sharing settings, you can view the sharing history to see who has accessed the document.

Document Exports in Google Docs

Google Docs provides various export options for documents:
  1. Download as:
    • Click on "File."
    • Choose "Download" from the drop-down menu.
    • Select the format you want (e.g., Microsoft Word, PDF, etc.).
  2. Email as attachment:
    • Click on "File."
    • Choose "Email" from the drop-down menu.
    • Select "Email as attachment" and follow the prompts.
  3. Publish to the web:
    • Click on "File."
    • Choose "Publish to the web" from the drop-down menu.
    • Select the format and click "Publish."

Applying Accessibility Features in Google Docs

  1. Alt Text for images:
    • Insert an image/diagram/graph into your document.
    • Right-click on the image and select "Alt text."
    • Enter a descriptive alt text for accessibility.
  2. Headings and styles:
    • Use the "Styles" menu to apply heading formats to titles and subtitles to help screen readers navigate through the document more effectively.
  3. Link descriptions:
    • When inserting hyperlinks, add meaningful descriptions.
    • Right-click on the link, choose "Link," and enter a title for accessibility.
  4. Accessibility Checker:
    • Click on "Tools" and select "Accessibility".
    • The Accessibility Checker will highlight issues and suggest improvements.