Taking learning to the next level!

In Room 801
What does the Skills
Center have to offer me?
• The Skills Center is an
individual skill development
lab. While here, you ...
Orientation
• All students must attend the Week 1 Orientation
• If students do not attend orientation, they will be
droppe...
Orientation Starting Times
MON

TUE

WED

THUR

FRI

10:00

10:00

10:00

10:00

11:00

11:00

11:00

11:00

11:00

12:00
...
What are the ESL
Weekly Arranged Lab Hours?

ESL 80 - 185
MON

TUE

WED

THUR

9:30 am 9:30 am – 9:30 am – 9:30 am –
– 2:5...
WARNING!
Students cannot
attend WALH during
the time they are
enrolled in any
other course in the
NOCCCD*
(even if that co...
What do I need when I use
the Skills Center?
1. Your Student Network Account
(student ID number & password)

2. Your Stude...
To start: Scan in
and select your class

Scan the
barcode on
your ID
under the
scanner.
(You will hear
one beep)

Select y...
Check in: Present your
Material Check-out Card
• Fill out required
information on
the front of the
Material Checkout Card....
How Do I Use the
Lab Assignment Sheet?
1. Choose the skill
you want to work on.
2. Identify your goal.
3. Select material ...
How do I get credit for my work?
• Complete one of the
three color coded weekly
assignments in the WALH
packet each week.
...
Log On to the Computer
1.

Log on using your student ID number
as the Username

2.

Put in your network password
• New stu...
Where do I find ESL Materials
on the Computer?
Computer Programs – click on the
ESL Resources folder & select the folder
y...
Ask The Instructor or
Instructional Assistant For Help
when a computer,
program, or other
equipment is not
working properl...
What does a Lab Instructor do?
• Help you on any assignment or answer
general questions.
• Explain any grammar point, read...
Follow the Rules
Do not write in Skills Center materials or remove any
materials from the Center.
Be courteous to other la...
How do I print something?
Printing costs $0.05 per page and
MUST be purchased in the
FC Bookstore, Building 2000
Keep your...
CHECK OUT,
Step 1:
• Show the lab
instructor your
work and get a
stamp and initial on
your Assignment
Sheet!
CHECK OUT,
Step 2:
Log off the
computer
• Click on the
Office Button
(at the bottom left of your
screen)

• Click on Log O...
CHECK OUT, Step 3:

Return your Carrel Cards and
retrieve your Material Check-out Card
A Lab Aide will return your Materia...
Check out, Step 4:
Scan out
Scan your ID only
If you do NOT scan out, you will
receive ZERO minutes for the
time you spent...
Check out, Step 5:
Check your lab time
Your accumulated time
for the current visit will
appear on the screen.
If you atten...
Non-Credit Lab Enrollment
Please make sure to click on the
Yes, By Instructor box on your screen.
This message will
appear...
Any Questions?
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ESL 80-185 Orientation - Spring 2015

  1. 1. Taking learning to the next level! In Room 801
  2. 2. What does the Skills Center have to offer me? • The Skills Center is an individual skill development lab. While here, you will acquire the skills necessary to make you a more successful student in your subject area. • We also offer you a quiet and structured environment that helps you practice the concepts you are learning in class. • Instructors and instructional assistants are available to answer your questions
  3. 3. Orientation • All students must attend the Week 1 Orientation • If students do not attend orientation, they will be dropped • Students must stay for the full 50 minutes of orientation • Students must arrive at orientation on time or they will have to attend the next available orientation
  4. 4. Orientation Starting Times MON TUE WED THUR FRI 10:00 10:00 10:00 10:00 11:00 11:00 11:00 11:00 11:00 12:00 12:00 12:00 12:00 12:00 1:00 1:00 1:00 1:00 1:00 2:00 2:00 2:00 2:00 3:00 3:00 4:00 4:00 5:00 5:00 6:00 6:00 Remember to arrive on time!
  5. 5. What are the ESL Weekly Arranged Lab Hours? ESL 80 - 185 MON TUE WED THUR 9:30 am 9:30 am – 9:30 am – 9:30 am – – 2:50pm 2:50 pm 6:50 pm 6:50 pm FRI 11 am – 2 pm If you visit outside of these hours your time will not be counted towards your weekly time requirement.
  6. 6. WARNING! Students cannot attend WALH during the time they are enrolled in any other course in the NOCCCD* (even if that course is cancelled for the day) You must attend the WALH for one hour (50 minutes minimum) EVERY week. 49 minutes is equal to an absence. *Includes School of Continuing Education courses and classes at Cypress College.
  7. 7. What do I need when I use the Skills Center? 1. Your Student Network Account (student ID number & password) 2. Your Student ID card 3. Your Lab Assignment Sheet A list of assignments & activities you need to work on while in the Skills Center. 4. Your Material Check-out Card (Available at the front counter) 5. Printing account (Purchased at Bookstore)
  8. 8. To start: Scan in and select your class Scan the barcode on your ID under the scanner. (You will hear one beep) Select your class from the list by touching it on the screen. NOTE - IF YOU DO NOT SCAN IN CORRECTLY YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT!!!
  9. 9. Check in: Present your Material Check-out Card • Fill out required information on the front of the Material Checkout Card. • Hand your Material Checkout Card to the aide at the counter. • Ask for the materials you need. You will be ASSIGNED a seat. Please remain in the carrel assigned to you and inform staff if you need to change seats. ESL 82
  10. 10. How Do I Use the Lab Assignment Sheet? 1. Choose the skill you want to work on. 2. Identify your goal. 3. Select material to work on. 4. Read the complete assignment before starting your work. 5. Ask the lab instructor if you need help.
  11. 11. How do I get credit for my work? • Complete one of the three color coded weekly assignments in the WALH packet each week. 8/10 • When you complete each assignment, it is your responsibility to show your work to the lab instructor. • The instructor will give you a different colored stamp for each week. Your work in the lab counts as 5% of your class grade. • The instructor will also initial your work.
  12. 12. Log On to the Computer 1. Log on using your student ID number as the Username 2. Put in your network password • New students - your six digit birthday. For example June 7, 1975 would be: 060775 • Returning Students – the same password as last semester Once you log on, you may change your password. See an Instructional Assistant if you have trouble changing your password.
  13. 13. Where do I find ESL Materials on the Computer? Computer Programs – click on the ESL Resources folder & select the folder you will be working in for skills practice. Listening Activities – click on the ESL Audio Files folder for textbooks that have listening practice. Listening Activities Skills folders
  14. 14. Ask The Instructor or Instructional Assistant For Help when a computer, program, or other equipment is not working properly. when you have trouble interpreting the meaning of a question or finding the right answer. when you have trouble printing. when another lab user is disturbing you. Staff are here to help you get the most out of your time in the lab.
  15. 15. What does a Lab Instructor do? • Help you on any assignment or answer general questions. • Explain any grammar point, reading assignment, vocabulary activity, writing prompt to you. • Keep you on task. • Verify you have completed your assignment.
  16. 16. Follow the Rules Do not write in Skills Center materials or remove any materials from the Center. Be courteous to other lab users: No cell phone use. Turn off or mute your phone. No texting while in lab No food or drink allowed in the Center. No study groups or loud talking. No guests. You are not allowed to: Use Facebook, Twitter or other social networking sites Surf the Internet Type your homework assignments Check e-mail Failure to comply with these rules may result in a loss of computer privileges.
  17. 17. How do I print something? Printing costs $0.05 per page and MUST be purchased in the FC Bookstore, Building 2000 Keep your receipt from the bookstore. If there is a problem with printing, lab personnel will ask you for the receipt. You must purchase a printing account for this class!
  18. 18. CHECK OUT, Step 1: • Show the lab instructor your work and get a stamp and initial on your Assignment Sheet!
  19. 19. CHECK OUT, Step 2: Log off the computer • Click on the Office Button (at the bottom left of your screen) • Click on Log Off
  20. 20. CHECK OUT, Step 3: Return your Carrel Cards and retrieve your Material Check-out Card A Lab Aide will return your Material Check-out Card at the front desk. When finished, return the Carrel Cards and materials to the counter. ESL 82 Look at the NAME on the card to be sure it is your card.
  21. 21. Check out, Step 4: Scan out Scan your ID only If you do NOT scan out, you will receive ZERO minutes for the time you spent in the lab. You may receive credit for a maximum of 50 minutes per week, per class. Additional time does NOT roll over to another week.
  22. 22. Check out, Step 5: Check your lab time Your accumulated time for the current visit will appear on the screen. If you attended the WALH at the same time as an NOCCCD class in which you are enrolled, the minutes will be deducted later. IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR MINUTES, LET SKILLS CENTER STAFF KNOW IMMEDIATELY.
  23. 23. Non-Credit Lab Enrollment Please make sure to click on the Yes, By Instructor box on your screen. This message will appear until you select Yes. By selecting this box, you are agreeing to enroll in a noncredit lab course that will allow you to work in the Skills Center. This free course will not affect your GPA, but will show up on your transcripts.
  24. 24. Any Questions?

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