Laptop Orientation Year 10 St Mary's Wollongong


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Now our Year 10 students have their college laptops it is time to learn how to use them safely. St Mary Star of the Sea College is a Catholic high school for girls in Wollongong, Australia. (Presentation by Marina Ugonotti)

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Laptop Orientation Year 10 St Mary's Wollongong

  1. 1. Laptop Learning St Mary Star of the Sea College YEAR 10 2009
  2. 2. Welcome <ul><li>Australian Government National School Computer Fund </li></ul>
  3. 3. IT & learning <ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of work </li></ul><ul><li>Access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Research and critical analysis skills </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers take on a facilitator role </li></ul><ul><li>Students work collaboratively and direct their own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Greater reliance on active learning strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Applying higher order thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of work </li></ul><ul><li>Interest in school </li></ul><ul><li>Learning/understanding content </li></ul>
  4. 4. Parent Agreement <ul><li>The computer is entrusted into your care </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship of and responsibility for valuable items </li></ul><ul><li>Parents’ responsibility is to ensure students use and care for computer responsibly </li></ul><ul><li>You bear the risk of any loss, destruction, seizure of or damage to the computer and all liability for its possession, operation, storage and repair. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Parent Agreement <ul><li>College will provide assistance with repairs </li></ul><ul><li>Repairs that fall within the manufacturer’s warranty will be at no cost to parents </li></ul><ul><li>The College will recover from parents the costs of repair that results from damage </li></ul><ul><li>In the case of the computer being lost, stolen or destroyed, a replacement cost of no more than $500 will be charged to parents. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Parent Agreement <ul><li>Not each case will be the same </li></ul><ul><li>Individual circumstances of each potential case will be considered and investigated </li></ul><ul><li>For example, College would meet with students and parents and decide the most fair and just response </li></ul><ul><li>Computer to be returned when student ceases enrolment </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Computer <ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slip bag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power adaptor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Serial number </li></ul>
  8. 8. Logging on
  9. 9. Changing your password
  10. 10. Online Resources
  11. 11. Student online resources <ul><li>College email </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads </li></ul><ul><li>College calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Polding Learning Centre </li></ul><ul><li>IT Helpdesk </li></ul>
  12. 12. Student Wellbeing <ul><li>Packing your bag </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Think lightly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take care of where food & drink is placed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Year 10 Texts online: Maths 5.2, 5.3, Science, History, Geography, Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Glasses </li></ul><ul><li>Posture – home and school </li></ul><ul><li>Non-computer activity </li></ul>
  13. 13. Acceptable Use Procedures <ul><li>stewardship… </li></ul><ul><li>The rules and instructions based on the belief that people must be respected and things must be used and cared for properly </li></ul>
  14. 14. Student & Computer Safety <ul><li>Your safety is our priority </li></ul><ul><li>Your safety must be your priority </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safety online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safety of computer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Care for your body </li></ul><ul><li>Work with your laptop on a flat surface </li></ul><ul><li>Never take your computer out of its bag except in class or at home </li></ul>
  15. 15. Computer Transport & Storage <ul><li>Charge your computer battery every night </li></ul><ul><li>Bring your computer to school every day in the bag provided </li></ul><ul><li>Carry your computer to and from class in its slip bag </li></ul><ul><li>Never leave your computer unattended unless it is locked in your locker. Unattended computers will be secured in the college safe until the end of the day and students will receive an afternoon detention. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Computer Transport & Storage <ul><li>Lock your computer in your locker during meal breaks and practical lessons and when instructed by a teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Do not share your locker or your lock combination number with anyone else </li></ul>
  17. 17. Classroom Behaviour <ul><li>Use the computer when instructed </li></ul><ul><li>Only use the computer camera when directed by your teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Close the lid of your computer as soon as you are requested and when you are not using it </li></ul><ul><li>Do not eat or drink while using your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Only check or send an email during a lesson when instructed by a teacher </li></ul>
  18. 18. Licenses & Copyright <ul><li>It is very easy to use a computer to steal people’s property </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading and sharing music, videos, or software that you have not paid for is stealing </li></ul><ul><li>Using someone else’s information or ideas in your work is stealing. It is called PLAGIARISM </li></ul>
  19. 19. College & Network Security <ul><li>Memorise your password; change it when requested; share it with no one other than your parents </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the rights and dignity of all people </li></ul><ul><li>Use the College’s bandwidth resources with care </li></ul>
  20. 20. College & Network Security <ul><li>Do not use another person’s username, password or computer </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use wireless USB devices </li></ul><ul><li>Do not do anything to attempt to disable the network security, the antivirus software or other security software </li></ul>
  21. 21. Email & Instant Messaging <ul><li>Think carefully before you send another email or other message </li></ul><ul><li>Only send email messages when necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Use appropriate language that promotes College values </li></ul><ul><li>Report offensive or upsetting emails to a teacher </li></ul>
  22. 22. Email & Instant Messaging <ul><li>Do not use any instant messaging program at school </li></ul><ul><li>NEVER write or participate in hate mail, chain letters, ‘spam’ harassment, discriminatory remarks or other antisocial behaviours, or offensive communication </li></ul>
  23. 23. World Wide Web (www) <ul><li>Only visit websites when instructed to do so by a teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Assess websites for their validity and usefulness </li></ul><ul><li>Never reveal your (or anyone else’s) personal details online </li></ul>
  24. 24. World Wide Web (www) <ul><li>Do not visit websites that are for the purpose of social networking (such as MySpace, Facebook or Twitter) </li></ul><ul><li>Do not visit or remain at websites that your parents or guardians have forbidden you to see </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use the internet to pass time or fill in free time at school </li></ul>
  25. 25. Maintenance, Damage & Fault <ul><li>Be proactive in caring for your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Charge your computer at home each night </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly back up school related files using USBs, external hard drives, or student network drive (U) </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use the U drive to save media or photos not related to school </li></ul>
  26. 26. Maintenance, Damage & Fault <ul><li>If your computer is repaired by the College, you may have your personal files deleted </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Helpdesk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online at College website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>8.30-8.45 am </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recess & Lunch </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3.15 – 2.45 pm </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. College Procedures <ul><li>The college will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not tolerate cyber-bullying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow the welfare and discipline policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor and log all your network activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examine the contents of your computer from time to time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assume that any act performed using your username and password was performed by you </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. College Procedures <ul><li>The college will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check that your username and password matches your computer identification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reset student passwords from time to time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restrict or remove network privileges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove files that are not school related </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confiscate wireless USB devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log and store all outgoing and incoming emails </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. College Procedures <ul><li>The college will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>teach students how to be safe online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>teach students how to assess websites for their validity and usefulness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>work in partnership with parents in managing the use of technology in the home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>provide ICT support staff to support the computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>conduct or arrange for warranty repair work if that is necessary </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. When something goes wrong… <ul><li>inform your class teacher </li></ul><ul><li>At school during class: </li></ul><ul><li>Software problem… </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware problem… </li></ul><ul><li>Printing problem… </li></ul>
  31. 31. When something goes wrong… <ul><li>access the ICT Helpdesk on the College website </li></ul><ul><li>check the knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>log your problem </li></ul><ul><li>At home </li></ul><ul><li>Software problem… </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware problem… </li></ul><ul><li>Printing problem… </li></ul>
  32. 32. any questions