How do I Begin working remotely?

The below information aims to guide you through the process of continuing your work, even though you are unable to meet physically. In general, try to communicate early and often, plan ahead, and follow-through. 

You will need the following:

  • Basic Windows computer or laptop, or Apple Mac.
  • An Internet connection.
  • Updated list of contact numbers for staff in your department and other important functional areas you will need to communicate with while working remotely.

For staff who use Skype for Business, ZOOM, or Google Meet for web conferencing with computer video/audio:

  • USB webcam with microphone or headset (audio only).

SYSTEMS ACCESSIBLE VIA A WEB BROWSER (Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox)

LIEOC web-based systems and resources are accessible via a web browser with Internet.

MEET is a full-featured secure video communication service for online/blended classrooms, office hours and administrative meetings. Users can join MEET meetings via desktops, mobile devices, telephones, and video-conferencing room systems.

Google MEET – https://meet.google.com

MEET Tutorial – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jhTTzFMZkY

Visit the LIEOC Tech Support Page – http://longislandeoc.org/?page_id=1531

What is Google Meet?

Using Google Meet you can easily connect with your co-workers from anywhere. With easy-to-join video calls, you can meet face to face without the added cost of travel.

Where can I get help?

If you are having trouble accessing your services visit Tech Support.

How to Sign into Google

Step 1: Go to google.com
Step 2: Sign-in to Google

  • When you’re signing in to Google and you’re asked to choose an account, you’ll type in your LIEOC email address which is formatted as follows: yourfirstname.yourlastname@lieoc.farmingdale.edu This is case sensitive, so be sure to use all lowercase letters!
  • Your initial password for Google will be sent via email (First time users will be prompted to change their passwords if they choose)

For Example: 

    • If your name is Frydo Kihlo-River, your email address will be fryda.kihloriver@lieoc.farmingdale.edu but if that doesn’t work, try fryda.kihlo@lieoc.farmingdale.edu and if that doesn’t work, try fryda.river@lieoc.farmingdale.edu
    • If your name is Arthur Eve, your email address will be arthur.eve@lieoc.farmingdale.edu

Step 3: Once logged into Google you will have access to all of the applications in the Google Suite such as; Google Classroom, Google Meet, etc.

Step 4: If you are having trouble accessing your services visit Tech Support.

Docs is a real-time collaboration and document authoring tool. Multiple users can edit a document at the same time, while seeing each other’s’ changes instantaneously. Users can produce text documents, slide presentations, spreadsheets, drawings, and surveys.
https://docs.google.com

Drive is a file storage and synchronization service that allows users to store files on their servers, synchronize files across devices, and share files.
https://drive.google.com

Sheets is a web-based program for creating and editing spreadsheets. similar to Microsoft Excel.
https://sheets.google.com

An instant messaging service that provided both text and voice communication.
https://chat.google.com

Slides is an online presentations app similar to Microsoft Power Point.
https://slides.google.com

A web-based app used to create forms for data collection purposes. Students and teachers can use Google Forms to make surveys, quizzes, or event registration sheets similar to Microsoft Excel.
https://forms.google.com

With Google Calendar, you can quickly schedule meetings and events and get reminders about upcoming activities, so you always know what’s next. Calendar is designed for teams, so it’s easy to share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars that you and your team can use together.

Use Google Calendar to schedule Meet video conference for a one to one or a one to many meeting.
https://calendar.google.com

A video conference app accessible via desktop computer, laptop, and Android or iOS device.

Meet features:

  • 200 participants in one meeting
  • No time limits
  • Real time closed captioning
  • Meeting host can record meeting and save it to G-Drive

https://meet.google.com

Google Classroom’s purpose is to facilitate paperless communication between teachers and students and streamline educational workflow. Classroom allows teachers to create classes, post assignments, organize folders, and view work in real-time
https://classroom.google.com

Google Translate is a multilingual machine translation service to translate text. It offers a website interface, a mobile app for Android and iOS.
https://translate.google.com

Contacts contains all staff, faculty and students lieoc.farmingdale.com email information.

Helpful app when scheduling a meeting.

https://contacs.google.com

Communicate

  • Stay in contact with your supervisors regularly by using Google Meet, telephone, or email. 

PLAN AHEAD TO MAINTAIN MOMENTUM

  • Maintain contact and update your tasks for the day with your supervisors or co-workers 

PROVIDE FEEDBACK AND ASSESS WORK

  • Stay engaged with supervisors and co-workers through google hangouts/meet and show the progress that you have made

MAINTAIN Contact IN REAL-TIME

  • Hold virtual office meeting by using Google Hangouts/Meet to speak to your supervisors or connect with them through telephone or email.