By using Open Computer Labs, you agree to abide by the rules and regulations of academic labs. Professional Instructional Lab Assistants Staff Labs to assist users with HCCC software and hardware. Students are encouraged to go to computer labs. The Open Lab schedule is posted on bulletin boards and on our website. A diligent student worked the entire lesson to write code to create his own graphing calculator. Or she created a beautiful interactive presentation. Then this generic 15-year-old boy suddenly had a crazy compulsion to disconnect his computer from the wall. It can get really frustrating when students are constantly jumping into the classroom trying to find the “best” or “fastest” computer. We were all there. A student wants “his” computer because Solitaire is installed, or he has a file saved on the desktop (no!). The use of tobacco products is not permitted in classrooms and computer labs. Food is generally not allowed in computer labs, although some exceptions may apply. Check with staff to determine the guidelines for THIS laboratory.
My solution is to assign computers. You can alternate assignments to achieve equity. But by assigning computers, many fights and clashes can be avoided. But it`s still a rule on my lab room rule diagram on the wall. I always apply this rule. Otherwise, students run around the classroom, start their computers and play on their screens. The following rules are introduced to ensure the availability and maintenance of a positive user experience in the SOU computer labs. The use of computer labs for students requires acceptance of these rules and the SOU`s Acceptable Use of Computer Resources Policy. For more information, contact the Classroom and Labs support team at 541-552-8900 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions/comments on University Computer Labs can be directed to email@example.com.
That is why it is important to establish clear and very strict rules for computers. CIRB computer facilities are available to all currently enrolled students, faculty and staff. Students who have class-related assignments are given priority when using computers in labs. There is a simple solution. Ask students to mute their computers at all times. It saves you and your students a lot of distractions, arguments, and problems. Children are only allowed in computer rooms if they are well behaved and supervised at all times. Children are not allowed to use computers or occupy work areas. Children should not be left unattended at any time. Never connected to a computer and realized. Damn, a student did something here.
A smart Alec moved the cursor very quickly or made a fart noise every time you clicked. Or the default language of the computer is now Russian. Don`t forget to log out when you`re done with a lab computer. SOU cannot be held responsible for the protection of your data or account if you leave a computer connected to your account. I hope this list of computer room rules has given you some ideas for your own computer science classes. Computer scientists have put a lot of effort into setting up these computers. New software adds bloating and vulnerabilities to computers. Even things that don`t seem to matter can be important. It can be a poster or even a post-it that someone left on a computer from a previous lesson.
However, because computer labs are shared by so many people in the school community, it`s important to leave things where you found them. Violation of any of the above rules may result in disciplinary action and loss of laboratory privileges. Participants cannot install any software on lab computers. If you have a question about a specific software you need to use, contact the Classroom and Labs support team. The following list of computer room rules is my list of rules I`ve used in my computer labs in the past. With the exception of service animals that assist people with disabilities, animals are not allowed in a computer room at any time. Having classes in computer labs can be very difficult. This is one of the most challenging environments for classroom management. Students can search for legitimate and legal sources of digital content, such as websites suggested by Educause.Due to the limitations of the college`s bandwidth resources, some of the proposed legal websites may not be available from campus computers. For more information, see the library`s detailed information about copyright and illegal P2P file sharing.
I don`t know about your school, but in my school, a student sometimes records something on the desk. In the next class, they need the same computer because their document is stored only on that computer. Our goal is to maintain a quiet, clean and comfortable environment in computer study rooms. Therefore, we ask all visitors to the laboratory to follow our laboratory rules for the comfort and benefit of all. Students who repeatedly violate laboratory rules or acceptable use of technology guidelines, or who do not follow the instructions of laboratory staff or who disrupt the laboratory, may be expelled from the laboratory, removed from campus security, and/or reported for possible disciplinary action in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct. The best computer lab rules are those that emphasize promoting a positive learning environment and good “etiquette.” Make sure your rules have high expectations for your students, but only achievable rules. When the monitors go black, the computer stops being a distraction. It is impossible to use. Students may need to use the elevated desks or special hardware and software in the computer labs. If this is the case, you may be prompted to switch to another computer to meet this requirement. Staff can help you find an available spot. That`s why I enforce the rule of storing documents in your folder or in the cloud so that a student can access them from any computer on the school`s intranet.
Computer rooms are full of high-value items. Some of them – like a tablet or computer mouse – are small enough to slip into a backpack and disappear. Diana PerezAcademic Lab Managercomputerlabs@hccc.edu In my classes, students walk in in an orderly fashion, sit at their computer desks and wait for instructions. Apply this early and students will be well trained not to turn on computers until they are asked to do so. *NOTE TO STUDENTS REGARDING ILLEGAL FILE SHARING: HCC does not tolerate sharing music and other files on its network. Network staff can apply prevention and monitoring practices to ensure compliance. Downloading or sharing copyrighted music, videos or games without the permission of the copyright owner is illegal and may result in: But you also want your students to be diligent and help you apply a positive teaching culture with high expectations. Any concerns regarding IT policies, procedures or personnel related to academic computer labs should be emailed to [email protected]. One way to do this is to create a list of “trusted sites.” However, I have found that it prevents students from getting the most out of the internet. I taught my students to raise their hands whenever they want to print.
The laboratory is an open laboratory, with opening hours published in several locations and on the Internet. Students can use the lab whenever it suits them, but during periods of heavy use, a 60-minute time limit is imposed and a waiting list is created. Students who are asked to finish after the end of their speaking time must do so immediately. If a student had ever tried to print a page, but. Oh no, they printed the same page 100 times!? In deciding the rules and regulations of university laboratories, there are two fundamental principles: (1) the College`s computing resources exist to support the College`s mission, and (2) the College is committed to providing a positive learning environment for all members of its community. Thus, the “ask permission” rule might simply change depending on what you are teaching: “No download. Never. This rule is a collective term to prevent all failed downloads. It prevents downloading of games, viruses, software, different browser versions, updates, etc., etc., etc. If you`re in a lab with laptops, this rule changes to “Close your laptop when prompted.” Behaviors and activities that interfere with other users or disrupt the operation of the laboratory are not permitted. This includes, but is not limited to: physical activities such as “rough housing”, loud music, etc.
Instructional lab assistants in open labs represent the college and are the first line of authority. Their judgments must be respected. The first step of the appointment is addressed to the coordinator or the head of the laboratory. Failure to comply with the rules and regulations of the academic laboratory may result in students being asked to leave the institution. Serious violations or misconduct by students of HCCC Academic Labs may result in the case being referred to the Student Affairs Office.