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2 Your Key to IT Welcome to the Plymouth University
Faculty Of Business IT Welcome to the Plymouth University Faculty of Business IT Induction Cookworthy Building Room 020

3 What this session will cover
Logging In Where are the facilities? Mobile at Plymouth University Loan Equipment Printing Facilities Software Available Launching Applications PebblePad e-Portfolio Career Navigator File Management The Student Portal Getting IT Help

4 Logging In Username and password Change your password
Logging in and OUT Single Sign On Change your password Use Ctrl+Alt+Delete Problems logging In Babbage 1st Floor +44 (0)

5 Where are the Facilities?
Babbage 1st floor and labs Computers Library Media Counter PC Windows 7 To find a free open access PC go to Library 24/7 365 access Cookworthy Refectory and labs AV loans University/Faculty Roland Levinsky Building FoBIT Cookworthy Level 0 Room 020

6 Mobile at Plymouth University
Mobile with Plymouth app available to download for free from Roaming/Wireless Access Eduroam is available across the university, connection instructions are on the FoBIT website Wifi works on laptops, tablets and most mobile phones etc

7 FoBIT Loan Equipment FoBIT Audio Visual Loan Equipment
Video cameras, audio recorders, web cams, headsets with microphones, projectors and cameras can be borrowed from FoBIT for coursework if approved by your lecturer. Available from FoBIT, Cookworthy Level 0, Room 020 To book equipment, the request and authorisation from your lecturer to:

8 Printing Facilities Open Access facilities
PCs, Scanners and Printers (b/w and colour): Printers use ID Card swipe readers, available in all Open Access areas Charge ID card online Money Loaders are available at Student Reception on Level 3 Cookworthy Building, Babbage Building and the Library Photocopies and prints 5p per page A4 B&W, 25p per page A4 colour Details next to each printer “Follow Me” Printing Further details:

9 Software Available Desktop Software Specialist Software
Microsoft Office 2010, Antivirus Software Kaspersky There are links to Office 2010 Tutorials from the Downloads and Links section on the Faculty Of Business IT Website: Specialist Software Specialist software - we have 300+ specialist applications across the university. Your lecturers will guide you to any you will need eg. SimVenture (Business Simulation), SPSS (Statistics), Qualtrics (Online Surveys)

10 Launching Applications
Start ► All Programs ► University Software ► Software A to Z ► Software for use on your own PC

11 Pebblepad e-portfolio
PebblePad is a Personal Learning Space which can help you capture, record, reflect, review and discuss your experiences. It can support professional development planning skills through in-built templates such as action plans, skills audits, customisable CVs and more. As your e-portfolio grows you can begin to showcase your achievements and skills by building a webfolio (a portfolio shown as a web site) or your CV that you can let others see when you want to do. Login: Overview and help:

12 Career Navigator
Career Navigator is your online portal to access all Internship, Placements and Graduate vacancies Choose from an extensive collection of industry-leading career development tools and resources Business Networking Business Skills E-Learning Career Matching Career Pathways Action Planner CV Builder Interview Simulator Job Finder Job Search E-Learning Newsroom Practice Tests Professional Research Recruitment Database Access the new Careers Navigator at

13 File Management Drive letters and what they do
C: Operating System - DO NOT SAVE TO THIS DRIVE D: CD/DVD Writer E: USB memory stick Storage Space Available on the System U: your personal file space 50 MB Space: 50 GB OneDrive Space: 1TB PebblePad Space: No restriction Good practice Use Folders to organise your work Utilise a strong file naming convention e.g. ind14v3.ppt (induction 2014 version3) Archive files to CD, DVD or USB stick - SAVE Often and KEEP OLD VERSIONS

14 The Student Portal The Student Portal is the main route to your modules, online help and resources which you can access from anywhere with an internet connection. You can access the Student Portal Login) go direct to:  and Log in with your Username and Password Office 365 help Library Subject Guides e-portfolio Timetable online help Access to your modules University teaching staff will be using the DLE to deliver resources and interactive tasks as part of your learning experience.

15 ? Getting Help Babbage 1st Floor
(0) Disability Assist Services (0) On-line self help materials Any questions about anything covered or any other Plymouth University Faculty of Business IT related item ?

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