MacBook Basics

Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

This introduction to MacBook Course, operating OS X Yosemite, will show you how to customize your settings and functions. It will also help you connect your Mac to a network, and share information between devices over your network. Better understand file storage, organization, and many basic features of the Mac OS.

Objective: At the end of this course you will know how to change the appearance of the items that appear on your desktop, as well as familiarize yourself with the settings available in system preferences. You will also be familiar with the file storage options of your Mac and how to access files, folders, and applications. You'll be able to connect your Mac to a wireless network and begin sharing information with others that are connected through your network.

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This course increases the level of technological knowledge needed to apply technology to a lesson or teacher work flow.

For the perfect lesson combine this technology with a lesson that currently exhibits excellent content knowledge and pedagogical practice.

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The technology used in this course when implemented in a classroom lesson will not provide any functional change to the classroom. This technology serves as a direct substitute for traditional methods of content delivery, assessment and completion.

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This course utilizes technology or teaches components of technological programs across a variety of systems, people organizations, and knowledge. Every technology tool requires a base level of understanding that can be considered part of this course. Technology as part of STEAM can be used as a tool for science, engineering and arts.