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FAQ Topics

For printable Help Guides, go to the Handouts page.

Camino

Faculty-Camino

How do I Add Content to my new Camino course, such as files, links, discussion forums etc., to my course?

How do I add a Folder?

How do I add a File?

How do I add a Link?

How do I add a Page?

How do I add a Drop Box?

How do I add a Turnitin Drop Box?

How do I add a Discussion Forum?

How do I Create Assessment

How do I Move to Folder my files, drop boxes, links, etc.?

How do I create a Discussion Forum?

How do I make a Grade report

Can I choose when to Display Content in the lessons tab?

How do I Email Students in my course through Camino?

How do I change Camino Mail Preferences so that the text will wrap in emails I send?

How do I change my Email Settings so that Camino will forward my Camino mail or new posts to the

Discussion Forum and or Replies, to my internet email account?

How do I Copy Content from a previous course?

How do I Archive a course?

How do I Backup a Course? Backing up will create a copy of your course, but keep the existing course on your faculty Camino site. Backing up a course will not hide it from the search engine. If you want to hide it, go to Hide a Course

How do I Hide a Course from the search engine?

How do I un-enroll a student?

How do I Disable a Course?

How Do I Setup my Gradebook

How Do I Create Categories

How to set your grading scale

How Do I Make a Collage of photos with Picasa?

How Do I remove courses from my Camino home page?

How do I Delete a course? PLEASE ARCHIVE YOUR COURSE Archive a course BEFORE YOU DELETE. THIS CANNOT BE UNDONE.

Students-Camino

How do I log on watch video [1]

How do I download a file, document file of type .doc, .docx, .pdf, .ppt, etc.?

How do I Use a DropBox to turn in my homework?

How do I Subscribe to Discussion Forum ?

How do I change my Email Settings so that Camino will forward Camino mail or Discussion Forum new Posts or Replies to my internet email account?

Can I have my own Camino Student Wiki to keep my notes, personal reflections, ideas?

How do I upload a file to iTunesU? Upload_to_iTunesu

How to Record your Voice

You must set up the computers in the lab to recognize the microphones and the headphones connected to the Macs. Click on the link to the software your are using.

Recording your voice in Garageband

How to make sure the headphones with microphones are working with Garageband for recording your voice:
GarageBand_Headphones

Recording your voice in iMovie

How to make sure the headphones with microphones are working with iMovie for recording your voice:
iMovie_Headphones

iShowU HD Audio capture Prior to using iShowU HD:

Shut down and restart the Computer. Start on the MAC side.

If you are capturing video from the web, where you only need to capture the video and audio, Set up iShowUHD Audio:

iShowUHD Videofromweb

Online Tools

Royalty free sound loops--Sound Snaps

http://www.soundsnap.com/

Voice Thread allow users to share and comment about their images, videos and documents:

http://voicethread.com/

Convert files to any format If you need to convert a file from .wma or .wmv, to quicktime, .mov, this is a great tool!

http://www.zamzar.com/

Site to help you share your slides.

http://www.slideshare.net/

Audio

Royalty free Sound Loops:

Collection of Royalty free soundloops at: NMC soundloops

Find more Music for podcasts Courtesy of: Trehan S Manjit from the University of Indiana at:

http://podcast.iu.edu/Portal/PodcastPage.aspx?podid=21639c51-7e7e-440f-aa18-b7ad05fe0e53

Students are free to use the music clips in their podcasts and digital movies under the Creative License but must cite the author and dowload site.

Audio Recording

Setting up the Mac for Audio Recording - PDF
Setting up the PC for Audio Recording - PDF
Audio Formats (mp3, aiff, wav, etc)
Using a Digital Audio Recorder

Play .WMA audio files on a MAC -- Download and install Flip4Mac

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/17787

Convert .WMA files to MAC friendly formats -- Download and install Switch Free version:

http://www.nch.com.au/switch/

GarageBand

Recording and editing the voice - PDF
Using loops to create songs
Making a podcast and an enhanced podcast
Sharing to iTunes, iMovie

iTunesU

How do I upload a file to iTunesU? Upload_to_iTunesu

Copyright

Copyright

Using the Multimedia Lab

Lab Rules
Using Boot Picker
Authenticating to the PC side
Saving your work (ThawSpace, 750 GB Drive, OS X Server)
Displaying your Desktop on the Big Screen
Faculty: Using the Instructor Podium
Printing
Scanning
Capturing VHS/DVD
Capture video clips on a Mac from a DVD

How do I Reserve Multi Media Lab?

iMovie 11

Picasa

Images-Picasa Learn how to use the easy image editing tools in Picasa.


editing tools in Picasa

collage creation in Picasa

Working with Images

This is a Quickguide to editing images with Photoshop:

Media:QuickGuideToEditingWithPS_R2Scan09.pdf



Taking Good Digital Pictures

Saving images from the Web

images in Photoshop Image Formats

Screen Capture

iShowU, Capture Video With iShowU
SnapZ Pro Capture video clips on a Mac with Snapz Pro
Camtasia
Mac OS Screen Capture
Windows OS Screen Capture

Classroom Response Systems

Scanning

How to scan images to Photoshop

Media:QuickGuideToEditingWithPS_R2Scan09.pdf

Second Life

Second Life

How do I get a Second Life Account ?

How do I install Second Life on my computer?

Creating Web Pages

Dreamweaver
Drupal

iWeb

wiki

Connecting your iPad

upload photos iPad

Sharing files between iPad and Mac/PC

Sharing files between iPad using email

Apps for your iPad

SplashTop Whiteboard

DropBox

WhiteBoard for your iPad,iPhone,Android and Kindle Fire

exploring interface

Keynote

Setting up iCloud on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

pages

Cheatsheet make wiki

I can’t see my Courses??

Blogs

Adding Pages to Blog

Adding Images to the Media Library

Adding Images to a blog Page

Media:Changing the Password.pdf

Media:Hyperlinks to a Post.pdf

Media:Using the Media Library.pdf

Media:Adding Files.pdf

Media:Changing the Presentation.pdf

Media:Adding Users.pdf

iPad

Connecting your iPad

upload photos iPad

Sharing files between iPad and Mac/PC

Sharing files between iPad using email

Apps for your iPad

exploring interface

Keynote

pages

iclicker

iClicker - Basic set up and use

Set Up and Using your Camino gradebook to register your class

Heretics

Personal tools