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Syllabus

The following topics will be covered in this course.

  • System Preferences
  • Basic MacBook maintenance and security
  • iCloud set up and usage
  • Included Apple software
  • Productivity software (Notes, Reminders, Calendar, Contacts)
  • Apple filing system and saving files effectively
Class#1
  • WiFi Basics & Joining the BRCC WiFi
  • Which version of MacOS is your MacBook running?
  • A bit of information about your Apple Account (AppleID, Apple ID Password)
  • Finding the User Guide for your MacBook and bookmarking it in Safari
Class #2
  • What's New in MacOS?
  • Connecting to and using iCloud
  • What does iCloud help you do?
  • Other Cloud services
  • Connecting to Cloud/Email Services in System Preferences
  • Trackpad Gestures in System Preferences 
Class #3
  • Launching Apps 
    • Dock
    • Finder Window
    • Launch Pad
  • Safari
    • The Safari Window
    • Bookmarks and Favorites
    • Preferences
  • Switching apps
  • Closing apps