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Macs (iMacs and MacBooks)

macOS: All The Basics Part 1


Course
Jamie Pollock
Purchase for $54

This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (macOS), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing.

Class Description

"To turn it on, just push the button..."

"BUT WHERE’S THE BUTTON?!?"

It’s easy to say hello to your new computer, but to get the most out of your new best friend...you really need a proper introduction.

So if you are new to computers or switching to Apple, then this Mac basics class will show you everything you need to get started.

We will cover features such as: macOS (the Mac Operating System), the Finder, the Desktop, the Dock, controlling Windows, using Spotlight for finding things, how to configure your machine using System Preferences, and how to handle problems when things go wrong.

Take the mystery out of using your iMac or MacBook Pro laptop. And as you begin to learn the basics, you'll quickly see why so many people prefer the simplicity and elegance of Apple computers.

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

Take this course and get up and running. Your new best friend has many amazing adventures in store for you...

What You’ll Learn About

  •   macOS (Current version)
  •   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

Instructional Level

Beginner to Intermediate

Course Length

1.75 hours

Course Credits

1.75, Certificate of Completion

Field of Study

Software

Delivery Method

QAS/Self Study/Blended

Who should take this class?

  • Novice Macintosh users who want to be
    more comfortable with their computers.

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.

 

 

Bundle and Save! 

Purchase all three of Jamie's live macOS Basics courses for $135 and save 20%. This includes admission into each live class and a recording of the webinar, in case you can't attend live.

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

Why pay $54 per course when you can save 20% by bundling? Buy all three together for $135!

THAT'S A SAVINGS OF $27!

Click here to buy the 3-part 'macOS: All the Basics' bundle for 20% off

 

 

 

 

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

pageText Download the handout here

2. Watch the Videos - macOS: All the Basics Part 1

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, including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, and app management.

pageText Introduction to macOS: All the Basics Part 1
pageText What is macOS: Getting Familiar with Your Operating System
pageText Getting to Know Application Menus
pageText Getting to Familiar with Your Desktop and Your Dock
pageText Customizing the Apps on Your Dock
pageText Clicking (Mouse and Trackpad) Techniques and Visual Cues
pageText Working with Multiple Apps
pageText How to Manage Open Windows
pageText What to do When Something Goes Wrong - How to Force Quit Apps
pageText Back to Basics - Power Options for Your mac (Turning Off, Sleep, Restarting)
pageText System Preferences Options
pageText The App Store (software and applications)
pageText Menu Extras and Spotlight Search Feature

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!

quiz Participation Quiz

Completion

The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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