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Mac OS X: Level 1 – All The Basics


More people are turning to Apple Mac computers than ever before. Some PC Windows switchers have trouble making the transition, and knowing where to find their familiar tools. For others, their new Mac is their first-ever computer and they don’t know where to start. This class will help you get to know your new computer.

This 2-hour class was recorded live at CityMac in Portland, OR. 

Instructor Jamie Pollock loves teaching people how to use their Macs, shortening your learning curve and ending your frustration.

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Class Description

Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We’ll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family, friends, and work.

Instructional Level

Although this is a beginner class, we specialize in “what you don’t know you don’t know,” so even intermediate Mac users will learn new and useful tricks.

Course Length

2 hours

Who should take this class?

  • Novice Macintosh users who want to be more comfortable with their computers.

What You’ll Learn

  • Mac OSX
  • The Finder
  • Menus
  • Installing and updating software
  • The Dock
  • Using a mouse or trackpad
  • Organizing your files
  • Spotlight
  • Setting up a printer
  • System Preferences
  • Time Machine
  • Help
  • A ton of tips and tricks for users of all levels

About Your Instructor

Jamie Pollock is a member of the Apple Consultants Network and an Apple Certified Support Professional. With an ability to explain complex topics in simple terms, combined with a healthy sense of humor, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple products to improve their quality of life.

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