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Computer Rules BASIC RULES BASIC RULES 1.DO NOT CHANGE ANY SETTINGS ON THE COMPUTERS OR CUSTOMIZE THEM IN ANY WAY – No appearance - screen savers and desktops – No mouse adjustments – No dock adjustments – No power setting adjustments – No finder adjustments – No audio settings – No Safari web browser zooming, full screen, or adjustments. No adding Chrome, or Firefox. – No saving of non-class material (ie: pics and other homework) – No printing homework, assignments or reviews for other classes – No downloading anything without my prior approval!!
Computer Rules BASIC RULES BASIC RULES 2.DO NOT MOVE THE COMPUTERS, KEYBOARD OR MOUSE AROUND THE ROOM. LEAVE STATIONED WHERE THEY ARE.
Computer Rules BASIC RULES BASIC RULES 3.DO NOT KEEP WORK ON DESKTOP –Store your photo and text files to your folder on the Advanced Multimedia alias. –Store audio and video directly to the machine (due to their size). –Do not save any files that are not related to instruction in this class. –Do not go into other student’s folders … never delete anyone’s work (even if it’s on desktop accidentally). –If something is left open by a student before you, simply close it out for them.
Computer Rules BASIC RULES BASIC RULES 4.ALWAYS LOG OUT OF COMPUTER WHEN DONE USING. –Make sure you have logged out of Advanced Multimedia, so other classes cannot access your content
Computer Rules BASIC RULES BASIC RULES 5.USE EXTERNAL DRIVES PROPERLY –Always eject external USB drives, SD Cards and Video Cameras –Do not use CD/DVD drive without permission (it’s taped up for a reason)
Computer Rules BASIC RULES BASIC RULES 6.ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD, GUM OR DRINK IN ROOM C-101 –This includes gum and candy Any questions???
Mac Lab 101 Things you need to know about these computers: Things you need to know about these computers: –They are not connected to the school server. We have our own server for the computers in this room. To log into computers, turn them on Select ADVANCED MULTIMEDIA as the User > the password is RAIDERS –They are connected to printers –NEVER DELETE or even alter any other class or students folders! – Mouse has left and right clickability
Mac Lab 101 Things you need to know about these computers: Things you need to know about these computers: –We can operate on blue cord Ethernet. –Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT), Final Cut Pro, Garage Band and others. –Keep all accessed material instruction-centered and school appropriate. This IS NOT play time! –No messing around in Photo Booth and YouTube. No social networking and games. If you have time to do that during class, you have time to do it at 3:15 during detention. –I will monitor your computer work closely and I will check history! This is not the fun surf the web free computer time class. –Anyone in violation of this or any other rules will loose privileges and face school consequences! Remember, 7am detentions! –Consider this your warning! I will not be tolerant!!
Mac Lab 101 General Use: The Front General Use: The Front
Mac Lab 101 General Use: The Back General Use: The Back
Mac Lab 101 1.*To start the computer, click on the mouse or keyboard to bring out of sleep. If the machine is off, hold down the power button on the back left for a second and wait for machine to boot. 2.*To put to sleep, click on the Apple button and select “sleep” or push the power button on the back. 3.*To turn off, click on Apple button and selection “shut down.” Then, click “shut down” again. 4.*If your mouse or keyboard disconnect, try turning them off, then back on. 5.*If your mouse or keyboard give you a message that batteries are low, keep working until they die, then tell me. 6.*If a program locks up, try right clicking on the program icon in the dock and selecting “force quit.” 7.*If your computer locks up, try holding down the power button on the back and re-booting. 8.*To print, just select print – the computer is already mapped to the B/W printer in the room. 9.*When using external USB drives, plug them into the back left of the machine. An icon for your device should show on the desktop. If not, you can go to the “finder” icon on the dock and look for your device under “devices” on the lower left hand side of the finder window. 10.*When you are done with an external USB device, right click on its icon on the desktop and select “eject,” or hit the eject button next to the device on the left side of the finder window.
Mac Lab 101 Apple Menu: Apple Menu: –The Apple Menu is used solely for access to System Preferences, Shutdown, Restart, Logout and other Finder preferences.
Mac Lab 101 The Dock: The Dock: – The Dock is where applications are.
Mac Lab 101 The Desktop: The Desktop: – The Desktop is where the link to the alias will be. You will also save any large audio/video here if necessary.
Mac Lab 101 Finder: Finder: –Where you find applications, files (documents, videos, photos, etc), and plugged in devices. Anything on your Mac can be found here. It’s like your search window. When unplugging a device on a Mac, you must “eject” it! Tip: If you misplaced a file or don’t know where you saved it, open finder and enter a keyword in the search field. Thus, you should always label your work with your name and a keyword. That’s seems easy and logical enough, right? Label it right when you begin by saving your file. Then save frequently in case a computer crashes! It’s as simple as going to FILE > SAVE. Or, clicking COMMAND + S on the keyboard. Do it early and often!
Mac Lab 101 Open the alias folder on the desktop and FINDER will open to show subfolders within that folder. Find your folder and work within. Double click to open a project. You can also access downloads, applications and external devices on the left side of FINDER If you have trouble connecting to the alias drive, ask Mr. Capp for help.
Mac Lab 101 To Close or Minimize a Program’s Window (upper left hand corner. x = close / - = Minimize): To Close or Minimize a Program’s Window (upper left hand corner. x = close / - = Minimize): To Close a Program altogether, you must QUIT it.: To Close a Program altogether, you must QUIT it.: Tip: the small light under the program icon in the dock shows you the programs you are running. Even if a window is not open When you minimize a window, it goes down here near the trash can
Mac Lab 101 Get to know keyboard short cuts. They are huge time savers!! Get to know keyboard short cuts. They are huge time savers!! –The Command Key is the like a PC’s Control Key Command + S = Save Command + C = Copy Command + X = Cut Command + V = Paste Command + Z = Undo Command + Q = Quit Command + Shift + 4 = Screen Shot Plus, each program has it’s own specific sets of short cut keys that we’ll learn
Mac Lab 101 To Delete a File: To Delete a File: –Drag it to the trash can in the dock or right click on the file and select “Move to Trash.” – If your file is missing or you accidentally deleted it, always open the trash can and find it in there. It won’t truly be deleted from the computer until the trash is emptied. – Don’t empty the trash. I will do that!
Review Login: ADVANCED MULTIMEDIA Login: ADVANCED MULTIMEDIA Password: RAIDERS Password: RAIDERS Logout when finished - Never leave the Advanced Multimedia open for other students to see! Logout when finished - Never leave the Advanced Multimedia open for other students to see! Save all work to alias drive, except audio/video files. Save all work to alias drive, except audio/video files. Do not make ANY computer adjustments without my permission! Do not make ANY computer adjustments without my permission!