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macOS: All the Basics Part 2

Jamie Pollock
Purchase for $39

Your Mac is user-friendly and exciting to use, with full screen apps, multiple desktops, trackpad gestures, saving options, dictation, Siri, and more.

macOS Course Description

What started out as friendship has turned into a full-blown love affair!!!

Building on the beginner Basics Part 1 class, you are starting to realize that your Mac has even more to love!

In this Basics Part 2 class, we show you just how truly exciting and easy-to-use your Mac can be. 

We'll take a deeper dive into the practical how-tos of using your computer's powerful, user-friendly features.

We’ll cover the following: trackpad gestures, saving options, display settings, texting and Facetime, dictation, reminders, notes, and notifications. 

We'll also teach you valuable Tips & Tricks that allow you to do more, and in less time.

And when you have both All The Basics Part 1 and 2 under your belt, you'll become a confident, productive, connected Apple well as Apple software and hardware hardcore fan!

Instructional Level

Beginner through Intermediate

Course Length

2 hours 

Course Credits

2 CPE, Certificate of Completion


  • Owning a Mac computer

Who should take this mac OS class?

  • Macintosh users who want to get the most out of their investment.

What You’ll Learn 

  • 3 ways to open apps
  • Trackpad gestures
  • New saving options
  • Dictation instead of typing
  • Instant messaging & video chatting
  • Reminders
  • Notes
  • Notifications
  • Facebook integration
  • Improvements to your favorite apps like Mail and Safari
  • 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.

pageText Download the handout here

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

This class introduces you to all the latest features that make your Mac user-friendly and exciting to use. We’ll explore full screen apps, multiple desktops, trackpad gestures, new saving options, how to dictate instead of type, texting & video chatting, sharing, Facebook integration, and much more.

pageText Full Screen Mode - Using Mission Control to Toggle Between Full Screen & Active Desktop
pageText Multi-Touch Gestures
pageText The Launch Pad
pageText Resume Feature - When to Use It, When Not to Use It, and How to Use It
pageText Save Options and Using Versions
pageText Dictation with SIRI
pageText Continuity: Apple Hand-Off Feature
pageText The Spotlight Search Deep Dive
pageText The Share Button/Feature
pageText Air Drop, Air Play, and Air Print

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


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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