Introduction to Technology A First Year Course at The Buffalo Seminary
Purpose of this Course
To learn about technology and how you can use it to improve your academic and creative work at The Buffalo Seminary.
Rules of the Computer Room
Leave book bags in hallway.
Move through the lab slowly and carefully.
No eating or drinking in the computer lab.
Use headphones if you wish to play music.
Please do not disturb students who are studying or doing homework.
Using someone else’s username is an honor code violation.
Please move chairs back carefully under the desks.
Collect your printouts and personal belongings before leaving computer room.
Let’s Log on
Let’s log on to Sem’s Network! Your User name is the first letter of you first name followed by your entire last name. There are no spaces and all are in lower case. Mary Smith’s user name is msmith Hold down the Ctrl and Alt buttons on your keyboard and press the Del button
your password The first time you log on, your password is exactly the same as your user name. You will be asked to change the password as soon as you log on. You should choose a password that you can remember, but not one that someone else could easily guess. If you ever forget your password, please stop in to the tech office and it can be reset. The school policy is that every 90 days, you will be asked to change your password.
Click on the icon for Internet Explorer Here at Sem, this icon takes you to EDLINE
As a user of the network, you have access to many of the resources on the network….. but not all….. If you have not turned in a signed “Acceptable Use Policy” contract, you will be able to use the files on the server, but you will not be able to use the internet. ACCESS DENIED !!
Acceptable Use Policy
Use of the Internet and related technologies is a privilege, not a right, and inappropriate use will be considered an honor code violation and may result in cancellation of this privilege as well as other disciplinary or legal actions.
For specifics, please refer to the “Acceptable Use Policy” which is included in the student handbook and posted with your class documents online.
Each member of the school (teachers, staff, students and parents) receive an Activation Code. This code will give you access to Edline the first time you log on.
Activation codes On the Edline log on screen click here After you log on the first time and set up your account, you will no longer need the code, but will have your own screen name and password to use as long as your are a member of Sem.
Enter your code here After you enter the code here. Your name should appear here. Click here
Follow the on screen directions to enter your personal information. Don’t forget to enter a valid email address !! If you get confused, click on the help button at the top of the page.
Print out a user guide if you like - or Click on DONE
This is your personal homepage –
On the left side, you will see a list of the classes and activities that you are a member of.
On the right side are links that the entire school can see.
Click the "Help" button at the top of any page to learn how to use that page.
you can find answers to many questions in the Help Index.
Click the "Index" button at the top of any Help page to see a full list of help topics.
To use this link, you need to know either your screen name or your email address (so Edline can find your account). You also need to know the answer to your security question.
Edline cannot send your screen name and temporary password to you if…
you have never given Edline your email address
your email address has changed or is incorrect
you have not chosen a security question
If you forget your screen name or password (or both)
Click the "I forgot my screen name or password link" on the Edline login page.
Don’t forget to Log OFF! So that someone else doesn’t have access to your files! Hold down the Ctrl and Alt buttons on your keyboard and press the Del button Click on log off