User Guides

Popular user guides

 

Below are a number of guides for a variety of programs across multiple platforms and programs

Apple OSX

The links below instruct you on using different functions of the Apple OSX operating system:

Microsoft Office

Adobe

Photoshop

These guides will help you understand the basics of enhancing or modifying photographs and graphics. Please see online tutorials for more information:

Acrobat

Scanning Instructions

How to use the scanners in the Scripps computer lab.

Multimedia and Smart Classrooms

All of the classrooms on the Scripps College campus are now “smart” classrooms that have presentation/multimedia capabilities. Each classroom has a Dell or Macintosh desktop computer on the podium. Computer Classrooms also each have 24 computers at student stations.

Click on a link below to view instructions for using the multimedia equipment in a classroom. This on-line documentation provides a good overview of what is available and how to use each setup. In addition, a printed copy of each guide is provided in the podium. Should you require an orientation or encounter any difficulty with the equipment, please contact the Audio/Visual department at extension 73193.

Smart Classrooms and Recital Halls

Venues with laptops available (please request laptop when making your reservation through EMS)

  • Hampton
  • Garrison Theatre
  • Balch Conference Room
  • Mary Routt Memorabilia Room
  • Vita Nova Conference Room
  • Steele 230 Conference Room

Sakai Course Management System

Sakai is the course management and collaborative learning tool at The Claremont Colleges. This system serves faculty, staff, and students of all seven Claremont Colleges and the Claremont University Consortium.

Accessing Sakai

Sakai is available from the Intranet menu, the Academic Portal, or here; the Welcome Screen where you will find information on how to log on and use Sakai. Any upcoming training opportunities will be listed under the Training link on the Sakai Welcome page.

Use your Novell network username and password to log in. If you are not sure what these are, please contact Scripps Information Technology or call extension 73406.

Once you are logged in, the courses and projects to which you have been added will be displayed across the top of the page as tabs in the Site Navigation Bar. To view tools available in a course, click that course’s tab; tools for that site will be listed down the left-hand side of the screen in the Tool Menu Bar.

Sakai User guides

The following guides will help you to get started using Sakai: