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Macs (iMacs and Laptops)

Macs: All The Basics Course


Course
Jamie Pollock

Learn to use an iMac or MacBook Pro laptop in this Mac class for beginners. Get training on Apple’s Finder and software to have fun and get work done.

Course Description

Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We’ll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family, friends, and work.

Instructional Level

Although this is a beginner class, we specialize in “what you don’t know you don’t know,” so even intermediate Mac users will learn new and useful tricks.

Course Length

2 hours 

Course Credits

2 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Prerequisites 

  • Owning a Mac computer

Who should take this class?

  • Although this is a beginner class, we specialize in “what you don’t know you don’t know,” so even intermediate Mac users will learn new and useful tricks.

What You’ll Learn 

  •   Mac OSX
  •   The Finder
  •   Menus
  •   Installing and updating software
  •   The Dock
  •   Using a mouse or trackpad
  •   Organizing your files
  •   Spotlight
  •   Setting up a printer
  •   System Preferences
  •   Time Machine
  •   Help
  •   A ton of tips and tricks for users of all levels

 

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

Download the handout here

2. Watch the Video - MacOS: All the Basics

Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We’ll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family, friends, and work.

MacOS: All the Basics

3. Take the Quiz

Take this quiz to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass the quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

Participation Quiz Completion requirement

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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