Mastering some of the basics of computer use will keep you from wasting time and effort. If you are not competent using computers you should remedy this situation at the earliest opportunity. The Information Technology Committee of the Faculty Senate has identified the minimum basic skills that you should acquire and the people who can help you acquire them.
The reference librarians in North Hall can provide guidance in using the Net and the online indexes.
Every Mansfield student has an email account on the campus network. This is the account that your faculty will use to communicate with you and should be checked on a regular basis. Again, the reference librarians in North Hall can show you how to access your account.
The Learning Resource Center, 133 South Hall, has a typing tutorial program available.
The Learning Resource Center has a set of four instructional videos (about 40 minutes each) that will show you the basics of using Windows and its accessory word processing and graphics programs. Call 4436 or visit the Center to arrange a time to view these videos.
Attend library workshops or take a CIS course.
Prepared by the Information Technology Committee of the Faculty Senate; Fall 2000