Gmail is one of the most powerful and popular online mail systems. Its use is now creeping into the corporate environment more and more every day. In this class, we discuss the ways in which Gmail is like, and unlike, other systems you’ve used in the past, and the types of organization systems that work particularly well with Gmail.


  • Exploring the Gmail Interface
  • Composing Email
  • Replying and Forwarding
  • Working with Drafts, Sent, Trash, and Spam
  • Muting Conversations
  • Gmail Settings


  • Working with Labels
  • Working with Stars
  • Archiving, Deleting, and Moving Messages
  • Search and Operators
  • Desktop Alerts
  • Working with Contacts
  • Working with the Calendar