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Creating Folder Shortcuts
by Janna McColgan - Friday, August 4, 2017, 2:27 PM
 

Now that data migration is complete, you can create a shortcut to specific folders and subfolders.

Why is it important?  Fewer clicks! Shortcuts allow you quicker access to your preferred folder without the need to click on each folder and subfolder on the path to your preferred folder.

What are next steps?  Create a shortcut to your desktop or username (F:) OR add the shortcut to your "Favorites"

Go the Creating Folder Shortcuts Tutorial for more details.

 
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Room 240 SmartBoard upgrade and Training information
by Larry Turner - Friday, May 12, 2017, 11:22 AM
 

I'm excited to announce that Room 240 received an upgrade in technology with an 800 series SmartBoard interactive whiteboard. The upgrade is almost complete, but like with any new technology (none like any other classroom @ CCHS) brings new opportunities to learning and understanding how to use ...

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Tutorial-Copying Personal Folders in Outlook
by Larry Turner - Thursday, April 13, 2017, 9:03 AM
 

This tutorial will guide you through the steps to backup up your Personal Outlook Folders.  This is to ensure that no emails saved in those folders are lost during the official migration to using the Online Archive next week.  Thanks.

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CHS Templates
by Janna McColgan - Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 4:28 PM
 

Did you know that Carolinas Healthcare Systems has a page dedicated to templates for items we use daily?

CHS Corporate Communications, Marketing & Outreach has a linked page called One Brand.
On this page, you can find approved templates for several items including letterhead, certificates, One...

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Data Migration: Helpful File Organization and Clean-up Tips
by Janna McColgan - Monday, March 20, 2017, 3:37 PM
 
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Respondus
by Janna McColgan - Friday, February 24, 2017, 11:21 AM
 
Respondus Lockdown browser and monitor logo

1/17    Try Respondus in Moodle for online tests or quizzes!

The Respondus trial period will last through May!

For those who wish to try Respondus with their students, there are two tools: Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor.

For more details on these tools and how to use ...

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Participatory Culture
by Janna McColgan - Friday, February 24, 2017, 10:49 AM
 

Your students are part of a Participatory Culture....learn more about this topic:

http://video.mit.edu/watch/what-is-participatory-culture-3027/

 
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Logging onto the Guest Network
by Janna McColgan - Thursday, February 23, 2017, 8:33 AM
 

Guest WiFi CHS Guest WiFi

If you or anyone you know is having issues connecting to the Guest Wireless follow these steps.

    • Connect to CHS Guest Network. It will say Connected No-Internet
    • Pull up any browser and type this in: 173.227.247.29/generate_204
      (This forces the Authenticate Page for CHS Guest.)

You will only need this if the Guest Wireless connects but never opens the “Open browser to authenticate” from Mobile devices or Wireless PC’s.

 
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FACULT01 Password
by Janna McColgan - Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:21 PM
 

password keyboard button   10/16: FACULT01 Password Update

The facult01 password has been changed.  This was done to encourage everyone to use their personal CHS username and password when using a classroom PC. 

If you have someone on campus that is a part of CHS you can:

  1.  Share the document or file via One Drive ...
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New Xerox Machines
by Janna McColgan - Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:19 PM
 

Xerox machine  12/16  New Xerox Machines !

As most of you are aware we received new Xerox machines over the past couple of days.  Each Xerox floor model is the same model and every upgraded model has a useful website for training and information. All information regarding the new Xerox machines are the same ...

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Office 365
by Janna McColgan - Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:14 PM
 
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inTune
by Janna McColgan - Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:11 PM
 

InTune Logo 12/16  What is Intune and how do I get it?

Intune is a cloud-based management tool that helps organizations provide their employees with access to corporate applications, data, and resources from the device of their choice. CCHS users were recently migrated to Office 365, which now makes them ...

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Student Access to Office 365 and PowerPoint
by Janna McColgan - Thursday, February 9, 2017, 2:08 PM
 

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