The iCommons just got a new portable white board for students! It can be checked out for three hours and used anywhere in the building. Check it out for groups projects, presentations, etc. Come see it for yourself!
Category Archive for 'Tools'
You asked for it, you got it! Students can now choose color printing from the computers in both the iCommons (CTC 219) and the Computer Lab (CTC 203). The printer is physically located in CTC 203. When you choose color printing, the system automatically deducts 20 points per page from your printing budget. See Student [...]
Thanks to the generosity of Nancy Johnson and her colleagues in the BTEC department, students can borrow a 10-key calculator with tape from the Information Commons at CTC. This Sharp EL-2630PIII features a large 12-digit, 2-color printer, TAX/GT/AVG conversion functions and Calendar and clock functions. Keys are coated with Microban antimicrobial protection. Students may check [...]
Clark College students now have access to two highly popular software packages: Microsoft Office Project, and Adobe Creative Suite 4. The Adobe package includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and other web production applications. Each of these packages is installed on one PC in the Computer Lab, CTC 203. Look for the signs or ask [...]
What is Jing? Jing is free software that allows you to capture screen shots and short (5 minutes max) videos, with or without audio. Images are ready to paste into documents, or, store your captures at Jing’s companion site, screencast.com (2 mb, free). On February 25, the i-Commons hosted a free drop-in sessions demonstrating how [...]
Who knows why Microsoft hid the ruler, but you’ll need it to set those 1” margins on your papers! This handout goes step-by-step through setting margins and spacing to meet MLA requirements: Microsoft Word 7 Settings for MLA 6th edition (http://www.clark.edu/Library/PDF/Word_7_MLA.pdf) For help with citing sources, visit the library’s Citing Sources page for “cheat sheets” [...]
Name, Location and File Type: These are the three criteria for organzing and managing your information. If you missed the Drop-In Session on file management and storage, here’s the handout: Managing Files. The one-page handout has easy tips for organzing and managing your files, as well as links to a couple of free sites for [...]
Cloud tags are fun visuals that let you see what something’s about, based on how many times words appear in a block of text. There’s a little mini cloud tag for this blog over on the right sidebar. Below is a cloud tag for words we commonly use to describe the I-Commons. Intrigued? Make [...]