Dr. Sarah's Lab 1 Directions
You are responsible for learning everything on this page, so keep it for future reference, and practice on your own

To start the computer if the computer is off If the computer is off, press the key which sort of looks like an apple with a stem still on.

To logon to the computer At the Welcome Log-In screen, click on your computer's number, which can be found on the top left of the monitor. (example, imac 21). Then, click log-in. If you don't see the Welcome Log-In screen, then reboot (under special, click on restart).

Microsoft Word Under the apple menu on the top left of the screen, using the mouse, scroll down to the 1010 folder and (without releasing the mouse), scroll over to the right and then scroll down to Microsoft Word. Release the mouse button on Microsoft Word. After Microsoft Word opens, you will see a blank document. If you don't see this, or (for future reference) if you need a new document, then under File, relase the mouse button on New.
Type something in your Word document. Under File, release the mouse button on Save As... Save your document as yournamelab1.doc (example drsarahlab1.doc) in the Imac# directory, where # is your computer number. Quit Microsoft Word by releasing on Quit, under File.

Pipeline and e-mailing your Microsoft Word document as an attachment Under the apple menu on the top left of the screen, using the mouse, scroll down to the internet folder and (without releasing the mouse), scroll over to the right and then scroll down and release on Internet Explorer. Next to Address, type in
Login using your e-mail address (example sg23014) as your Login Name, and your social security number as your Password. I can give you your e-mail address if you don't have it. If you've entered your e-mail address and your social security number and you can't get it, you'll need to contact 6266 after class for help. In the meantime, look on with someone else.
Click on e-mail. Click on Compose Msg. In the To: field, type in your e-mail address (example sg23014). In the Cc: field, type in greenwaldsj (my e-mail address). In the Subject field, type in "attachment test". Click on Attach. Click on Browse. In Places, find Imac#, where # is your computer #. Click on your saved file yournamelab1.doc Make sure that the .doc is here!, and click on open. Click on Add. Wait till you see it as an added file, and then click on ok. Click on Send. Click on ok. Click on Get Mail. Click on the message that you just sent. Click on the file that you attached next to the attached file name next to the red paperclip. This will bring up word and open up your file. You've just successfully sent yourself a file!
Exit Campus Pipeline, and then Logout of Campus Pipeline

To see what programs you have open or to move from one program to another, click on the top right side of the monitor. Release on Microsoft Word and Quit this under File.

Class Web Pages and Web Based Problems Click on Home on Microsoft Explorer. As the address, you should see http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/1010/
Change the 1010 to ~sjg. Click on Mat 1010. You have now entered the class web pages. Click on the scientific calculator link at the top to play this sound file from the simpsons. Click on Office Hours to view them, and then click on the back key. Click on the Class Highlights page and then on the link problem 1.1. Click on the top box and scroll down using the down arrow key to see the problem. Do this problem, and then use the back key to go back to the class highlights page. Do problems 1.2 and 1.3 also. Notice that problems 1.4 and 1.5 are assigned for homework, and can be done from any computer with Internet Explorer and web access.

WebCT Using the back key, go to the main web page. Click on the syllabus and grading policies link and then click on the Dr. Sarah's MAT 1010 WebCT Bulletin Board link. Click on Login. Your user id and your password are the same as your e-mail address (example sg23014). Click on ok. You can change your password later by using the option under General Tools and Other Links. Go to the bulletin board and read the message that I sent. Click on Forum and then Click on yourclassnumbertesting. Compose a message. Make sure that the Forum reads yourclassnumbertesting. type in your name for the subject, and then type in a short message to the rest of the class. Click Post when you are done. Click on Update Listing and read your message. Notice that there is a homework questions forum. This is the place to post questions you have about homework. Click the WebCT page Home Link (Not the Internet Explorer Home Key). Click on the Calendar. This is the best place to view major class assignments and events. The class highlights page is the best place to view nightly homework. We'll all start the quiz at the same time. Go to quizzes. Click on quiz 1. Enter the password that I tell you and click ok. Click ok at the amount of time remaining. Save each question's answer. Notice that the red dots will turn into green stars (on the right side of WebCT) as you save each question. When you are finished, click Finish. Then click ok to Submit Quiz for Grading. Then View Results.

Notice that under quizzes, you can view your previous tries by clicking on them to the right of each quiz.

For part of your homework, take quiz 1 retakes at least 1 time from any computer with web access (this will be available after 4pm today). You have up to 5 tries on quiz 1 retake to get a perfect score. Recall that 10% of your quiz 1 grade is quiz 1, and 90% is the highest of the quiz 1 retakes. Note that retakes are similar to the original quizzes, but there can be slight differences each time, so read the problems and answers carefully!

Wile E. Coyote Work on the Wile E. Assignment in Microsoft Word.

Make sure you shut down the computer when you are done To shut down the computer, from the desktop, click on special, and then release on shut down.

Homework - I am happy to help you in Office Hours or by answering questions on the WebCT bulletin board. I have a computer office hour from 4-5 today in here (209B), as well as other office hours today and tomorrow.

  • Web based problems 1.4 and 1.5 accessible from class highlights page via Microsoft Explorer
  • Wile E. due Tuesday at 5pm typed and printed out.
  • WebCT Quiz 1 retakes available at 4pm today. Take this at least once, even if you got a perfect score on quiz 1, and up to 5 times to get a perfect score on quiz 1 retakes.

    Note That

  • Printing is extremely slow in 209, so you should print elsewhere
  • When you save a file, make sure that you save it with the correct extension at the end
    Microsoft Word- whatever.doc
  • When you attach a file in Pipeline, ignore pipelines directions to Separate recipient names with commas, since this does not seem to work with attachment. Instead, if you want to send your work to a second e-mail address, put the address in the Cc: field.