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Faculty & Student IT Orientation - Training Videos

Short movies showing 'how to'.

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Use the OFS Application

General Introduction
Mail, Mail Groups, Server Space, Timetables, Class Lists, Student Photos, Attendance, Open Document Format
Class Discussion Forums
Use class forums as a dynamic medium for sharing and discussion of current topics.
Resources on line and Interactive Homework (It may help to view these videos sequentially)  
1. Uploading Resources, including audio resources.
(A complete recreation of the resource uploading for class or specific homework item)
2. Homework #1 - Teacher setting of interactive homework, text, file and/or audio homework
3. Homework #2 - Student viewing & submitting of interactive homework, text, file and/or audio homework
(Students may find this tutorial helpful)
4. Homework #3 - Teacher viewing, listening to and/or archiving of submitted homework
5. Assessment - Student and parent viewing of assessment data
6. Teacher controlled sub-classes. Classroom teachers can now set up and manage sub-classes for all classes they teach. This is to promote differentiated learning and allow appropriate resources, homework & assessment to be delivered to sub-groups of students.
New feature from 31 October 2011 in response to teacher requests.
7. Teacher Recording of Assessment Data

Use Open Office (Installed on all computers)

Writer (.odt) & Extras
Word Processing. (10 video tutorials)
Calc (.ods)
Spreadsheets and graphs. (3 video tutorials)
Download Open Office
Free download (Open Office for Windows, Mac, Linux & Solaris)


Open Document Format for MS Office

Click here to download a free plugin for MS Office (Windows), which will allow you to open/save in open documents formats.


Use iWork, iWeb and iMovie (Installed on all computers)

Pages (Word Processor)
13 video tutorials
Numbers (Spreadsheet)
11 video tutorials
Keynote (Presentation)
15 video tutorials

Using iWeb & iMovie on a Macbook (laptop)
This guide is only applicable for Macbooks.
iWeb (Web Publishing)
Video tutorials
iMovie (Video Editing)
Video tutorials






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