How to connect to GPSWireless on Windows 7

Due to some of the settings that are unique to Windows 7, there is a more complex process for getting your computer to connect to GPSWireless. Follow the steps below and you should only have to perform these steps once. Windows 7: Click Start. Search for “Manage wireless” and select “Manage Wireless Networks” Click on […]

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How to connect to GPSWireless

Mac OS X Click on the WiFi logo in the menu bar at the top of your screen as pictured above. From the drop-down menu, click on GPSWireless. When asked for a username and password, enter your GPS email address without the @gps.edu. For example if your email address was jdoe@gps.edu you would only enter jdoe. […]

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Create fillable PDF forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro

You have the ability to create fillable PDF forms using Adobe Acrobat Pro using existing digital documents (PDFs, Word documents etc.), or you may scan a paper document using any copy machine on campus. Adobe products are available to all faculty and students. PC users, please submit a helpdesk request  if you would like a copy of Adobe […]

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Projecting a Mac or iPad with Apple TV and/or Reflector

Teacher and students’ iPads and newer MacBook Air laptops can be projected wirelessly using AirPlay. Connecting via AirPlay Turn on your projector and choose the correct channel to display your computer (usually Computer 1 or Computer 2). To access AirPlay on the iPad or iPhone, swipe up from the bottom of your device, click the […]

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How to Backup Your Mac to Google Drive and Choose What to Sync

Read this article to learn how your Google Drive website online (in the cloud) syncs with your Google Drive folder on your computer, and how to control which files and folders sync to your Mac and take up space. Also find out how to work with Google apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.) when offline. Use the […]

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How to Access GPS Server Folders

Several departments use shared public folders to store department documents; however, these folders should not be used to backup important work.  All backup should be done on Google Drive. How to access the server folders PC Click the Windows Explorer icon on your taskbar (at the bottom of screen) or search for Windows Explorer. In the address […]

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How To Export and Save Class Files From Blackboard

Please export files from all your active Blackboard courses. If you have all your files on your computer, there is no need to export. Blackboard will no longer be available after June 15th. Option 1: Save specific files and items If you would like to save some, but not all, files from a Blackboard course, download […]

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How to Print from Your PC to the New GPS Copiers

Copiers are distributed throughout the GPS campus. Click here for locations. Step 1: Send your print job to the copier     Method 1: Add the printer to your printer list Adding this printer will allow you to print to any new GPS copier. Click on start > My Computer. In the address bar, type \\server2. Double […]

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OneDrive for Windows: Never Lose a File Again and Have Access on All Your Devices

Everyone at GPS has an Office365 account with access to (1) Online Outlook email at mail.gps.edu, (2) OneDrive cloud storage (unlimited space) and OneDrive for Business download, (3) the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote) both online and downloadable to any computer, and (4) Microsoft apps for the iPhone and iPad After you download and install the OneDrive […]

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Save the Earth! How to Reduce Paper use at GPS

Alarming Facts Last year we printed approximately 150,000 pages at GPS. That is the equivalent of 1500 pounds of paper. Printing 9 black and white pages costs the same as 1 color page. Paper waste facts from the Clean Air Council The average American uses about the equivalent of one 100-foot-tall Douglas fir tree in paper and wood products […]

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