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									     Ric Getter
CRC Coordinator
About the Sylvania CRC…
What it is
What it has
How to use it
What is the CRC?




CRC = “Computer Resource Center”

     = The Big Computer Lab
What is the CRC?

   112 Computers (PCs & 7 iMacs)
   Broadband Internet
   High-speed duplex printers
   Support Staff – Lab Assistants
   CAS course tutors
What is the CRC?

Everything you need
to know…


        www.pcc.edu/crc
          (Sylvania)
When we’re open…
   Fall, winter and spring
     Open 7 days
     4 nights until 9:45 (Mon. – Thurs.)


   Summer
     Closed Sundays
PEAK Hours


  10 AM – 2 PM (Mon. – Thurs.)
  PACKED!
  Plan ahead
CRC Software
 Almost everything used at Sylvania
 Comprehensive list available online
 Students cannot install software!
 New this fall: Windows 7
CRC Software
   Is the software I require for teaching
    available in the CRC?
     Check the CRC web page for current list of
      software
     www.pcc.edu/crc
Requesting Software
   Go to MyPCC
     “Employee” tab
     “TSS Project Requests” in Tools
Requesting Software
Requesting Software
 Deadline: several weeks before end of
  term
 Departments must purchase licenses
Who Can Use the Lab?
 Currently-enrolled students
 All PCC staff
 Need a login account
     CRCs, library computers & printing
Creating an Account
   Brief online orientation (one page)
     Once per year (in fall)
     Reactivate each term (except staff)
 Can be done at CRCs, libraries, some
  classroom labs
 Account valid throughout PCC district
Using the CRC
   Student Lab Assistants
     Lab orientation
     Basic computer help
     Printing
     MyPCC/Distance Learning
     Can’t tutor or proctor

   CAS Tutoring
     Schedule posted each
      term
Storing Files
 YOU CAN’T!!
 External USB drive only
Managed Printing @ PCC
        Please help us save paper & toner!


    $10 allowance per term
      $.05 per side (double sided)
      $.07 per side (single sided)
    Students can add funds
      Online (in GoPrint)
      Business office
Managed Printing @ PCC
      Please help us save paper & toner!


  Double-sided printouts
  0.75” Margins
  Toner-saving font (Century Gothic)
GoPrint in Classroom Labs
   Getting Help
     Computer Resource Center – x4325
     PCC Help Desk – x4400
CRC Newsletter
  InfoBits
  Important announcements
  Helpful hints (sometimes)
  On Sylvania, staff and faculty
   listserves
Questions?


  www.pcc.edu/crc (Sylvania)

								
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