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Macs: File Management Course


Course
Jamie Pollock

What’s the best way to organize files on your computer? Use Apple Mac’s Finder for file management, save documents in folders, and use Spotlight to search.

Course Description

This class is essential, and everyone should take it so that they're using their computer effectively and efficiently! We’ll show you how to save files of all types in the right place every time.

 

If your Desktop is covered with icons or your Documents folder is one long list of mysterious file names, we’ll clean up your computer, and create a Finder filing system that makes sense. Last but not least, we’ll show you 5 ways to find your files quickly and easily.

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced

Course Length

2 hours 

Course Credits

2 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Prerequisites 

  • Owning a Mac computer

Who should take this class?

  • Macintosh users who want to stay organized, and be able to find important documents quickly.

What You’ll Learn 

  •   Finder views: Icon, List, Column, and Cover Flow
  •   All My Files
  •   Creating folders and subfolders
  •   Moving files between folders
  •   Renaming files
  •   Saving files to your Documents folder
  •   Save as… vs. Duplicate
  •   Revert to older copies of a file
  •   Making subfolders on the fly
  •   Spotlight
  •   5 easy ways to find files

 

 

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: File Management

This class is essential, and everyone should take it so that they're using their computer effectively and efficiently! We’ll show you how to save files of all types in the right place every time. If your Desktop is covered with icons or your Documents folder is one long list of mysterious file names, we’ll clean up your computer, and create a Finder filing system that makes sense. Last but not least, we’ll show you 5 ways to find your files quickly and easily.

MacOS: File Management

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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