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Ric Getter
CRC Coordinator
About the Sylvania CRC…
What
it is
What it has
How to use it
What is the CRC?
CRC = “Computer Resource Center”
= The Big Computer Lab
What is the CRC?
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112 Computers (PCs & 7 iMacs)
Broadband Internet
High-speed duplex printers
Support Staff – Lab Assistants
CAS course tutors
What is the CRC?
Everything you need
to know…
www.pcc.edu/crc
(Sylvania)
When we’re open…
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Fall, winter and spring
 Open 7 days
 4 nights until 9:45 (Mon. – Thurs.)
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Summer
 Closed Sundays
PEAK Hours
10 AM – 2 PM (Mon. – Thurs.)
 PACKED!
 Plan ahead
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CRC Software
Almost everything used at Sylvania
 Comprehensive list available online
 Students cannot install software!
 New this fall: Windows 7
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CRC Software
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Is the software I require for teaching
available in the CRC?
 Check the CRC web page for current list of
software
 www.pcc.edu/crc
Requesting Software
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Go to MyPCC
 “Employee” tab
 “TSS Project Requests” in Tools
Requesting Software
Requesting Software
Deadline: several weeks before end of
term
 Departments must purchase licenses
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Who Can Use the Lab?
Currently-enrolled students
 All PCC staff
 Need a login account
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 CRCs, library computers & printing
Creating an Account
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Brief online orientation (one page)
 Once per year (in fall)
 Reactivate each term (except staff)
Can be done at CRCs, libraries, some
classroom labs
 Account valid throughout PCC district
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Using the CRC
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Student Lab Assistants
 Lab orientation
 Basic computer help
 Printing
 MyPCC/Distance Learning
 Can’t tutor or proctor
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CAS Tutoring
 Schedule posted each
term
Storing Files
YOU CAN’T!!
 External USB drive only
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Managed Printing @ PCC
Please help us save paper & toner!
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$10 allowance per term
 $.05 per side (double sided)
 $.07 per side (single sided)
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Students can add funds
 Online (in GoPrint)
 Business office
Managed Printing @ PCC
Please help us save paper & toner!
Double-sided printouts
 0.75” Margins
 Toner-saving font (Century Gothic)
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GoPrint in Classroom Labs
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Getting Help
 Computer Resource Center – x4325
 PCC Help Desk – x4400
CRC Newsletter
InfoBits
 Important announcements
 Helpful hints (sometimes)
 On Sylvania, staff and faculty
listserves
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Questions?
www.pcc.edu/crc (Sylvania)

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