Gmail: Introduction and Overview

Objectives and Overview

This lesson introduces Gmail, an email tool created by Google. You’ll be using Gmail throughout this program, and likely in other professional settings. The concepts in this lesson cover Gmail specifically, but also apply to other email services.

Lesson Objectives

  • Discover how to sign in to a Gmail account
  • Explore the Gmail interface
  • Send an email to the DHF staff.

Introduction to Gmail

Signing in to Gmail

Before starting anything else, let’s go over how to log in to your Gmail account.

Gmail Interface

Gmail has a clear interface with several features. At first, it can be overwhelming. Let’s start by introducing key features and then you’ll grow from there.

Check out this YouTube video from Anson Alexander for an introduction to Gmail:

Gmail Tutorial 2019 – Quick Start Training by Anson Alexander

Activity: Sending an Email