Using Apple Mac OS: short introduction

Course Dates: 16/04/24
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Keeley Street
Learn about Apple Mac computers: the desktop, layout and environment, how to open, save and close files, and navigate the operating system.
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  • Course Code: CMC10
  • Dates: 16/04/24 - 16/04/24
  • Time: 10:00 - 13:00
  • Taught: Tue, Daytime
  • Duration: 1 session
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Michael Harding

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Finished Tue, day, 16 Apr - 16 Apr '24

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

This course is for anyone who has not used an Apple Mac computer before. On this short introductory course you will gain experience of the Mac environment, the desktop and the operating system.

What will we cover?

• Anatomy of a Mac
• Apple Mac desktop
• Apple Mac OS operating system
• Using software on a Mac
• Creating, saving and finding files
• Using the Dock.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Learn the components of a Mac desktop
• Login and logout
• Name the features of the Apple Mac desktop
• Navigate the system confidently
• Open applications and create, save and find files
• Use the docking system
• Use system preferences.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should already be able to use a PC.
You should be able to follow spoken instructions and read written information.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer. Presentations will be made using computers, interactive whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes. Step by step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


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Michael Harding Tutor Website

Michael Harding was born in Canada, where he studied cinema and photography at Concordia University, Montréal, before moving to the UK. Since then, he has created striking images of architecture, art, people and landscapes for international blue-chip clients for their use in editorial, advertising and corporate applications. Michael’s work has won many industry awards, notably being selected in the Eleventh Association of Photographers Awards and further receiving a Merit Award in the Seventeenth Association of Photographers Awards. His work was selected for a Highly Commended Award in the Deutsche Bauzeitung “Visions in Architecture” European Architectural Photography prize. His work has been exhibited in both the United Kingdom and Canada. Michael has been Chairman, as well as President, of the Association of Photographers (AOP). The AOP is Europe’s most established organisation for professional photographers, working to ensure greater recognition for all professional photographers, as well as working to positively influence legislators in the UK and Europe for the benefit of all photographers.

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