Mac Operating Systems: Beginner macOS Sierra

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Explore the Mac OS, the popular Apple operating system.

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Installing & Configuring Applications

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    Course Overview: Installing & Configuring Applications
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    Using the App Store
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Discovering & Using your Desktop

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    Course Overview: Discovering & Using your Desktop
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    Discovering macOS Catalina
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Accessing & Managing Files

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    Viewing files with Quick Look
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    Opening recent items
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Navigating the Environment

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    Discovering macOS Sierra
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Installing & Configuring Applications
To get the most out of your macOS device, you can install applications created by verified developers. In this course you will discover how to use your Apple ID to access all the features and applications available in the App Store, macOS Catalina's application store. As well as applications, you can also add widgets and extensions to optimize your daily work. Lastly, see how to customize the display language of your preferred apps or uninstall the ones you no longer need.
9 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
Working with Built-in Apps
macOS Catalina includes various built-in apps to help you optimize your work flow. You will first need to connect one or more of your accounts to associate them to the apps. If you need to remember an event, task, or future appointment, learn how to use the Notes and Reminders apps on macOS Catalina to help you stay organized. In this course you will also discover how to use other apps to communicate via audio or video calls.
11 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Accessing & Opening Files
Efficient file management is important to keep your documents organized. Explore methods for managing your files and documents on macOS Catalina. In this course, discover the different options to copy and move items between the desktop and other folders. You will also learn how to organize your files into stacks and groups, as well as creating smart folders.
11 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Files & Storage
macOS Catalina is optimized to enable efficient file management. In this course, discover the different methods for managing how your files are stored in a local drive or an online location such as iCloud Drive. Learn how to protect your files by creating backups with Time Machine or copying your files in an external device. Lastly, see how to optimize your storage options by using your Mac's custom recommendations.
9 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
Customizing the OS Appearance
There are a number of display and interface settings you can customize on macOS Catalina. In this course, you will discover how to modify the interface, icons, screen saver, and background. You will also learn how to adjust the time, date, and other regional options to better suit your needs for where you are working. Lastly, you will see how to work with additional languages and apply visual accessibility settings.
10 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Monitoring, Configuring & Optimizing
You can configure a number of settings to make your Mac your own. Discover how to configure the energy consumption of your devices and to schedule specific times to start up or shut down. In this course you will also learn how to set up different devices as a mouse or keyboard, for example, to use shortcuts or insert text. You will also see how to make these devices accessibility friendly.
10 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Managing User Accounts
When multiple users share a device, each user should have their own account. Discover how to add, edit, and manage user accounts on macOS Catalina, as well as how to configure parental controls with Screen Time.
10 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Protecting User Data
Securing personal data is always an important consideration. In this course you will discover how to use the Keychain application on macOS Catalina to manage and protect your passwords. You will also learn how to use FileVault to encrypt your files. Lastly, you will see how to configure a firewall to set up additional protection when browsing the internet.
9 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring Shared Resources
Nowadays, it's very rare that a computer is not connected to the Internet or another computer. In this course, you will discover how to create groups to define different levels of protection and select who can access your shared resources. You will also learn how to activate and configure your sharing settings to share files and devices on macOS Catalina.
6 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge
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Discovering & Using your Desktop
Just starting with macOS Catalina? Discover how to use and organize the Dock and Desktop to easily find your different apps and files. In this course, you will learn how to access and view your device's system information to how to get support. You will also find out how to view notifications and customize how they are displayed.
9 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Searching for & finding items
Need to locate a document or app on macOS Catalina? This course will focus on using different tools for finding items. For example, learn how to use Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, to open apps and perform tasks. Another useful tool is the Spotlight Search, which you will discover how to use and configure. The Finder application also allows you to access and open any file or application on your Mac.
11 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Managing windows
You will find various types of windows on your macOS Catalina device. For example, windows to manage files, use applications or configure settings. This course will focus on how to use these windows and their different options and keyboard shortcuts. You will find out how to manage multiple windows and tabs in the Finder or any other application. If you prefer to multitask, discover the Split View option. You will also learn how to customize and configure the Finder window, an essential tool for finding your files and accessing your applications.
11 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Using & Managing Apps
There are a number of ways to access an application on macOS Catalina. Discover how to use the Launchpad or Mission Control to work with a number of different applications. Learn how to find, open, and close applications using your mouse or keyboard shortcuts. Lastly, see how to set up your login items to easily open the applications or files you use most.
9 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
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Accessing & Managing Files
Good file management is important to keeping your documents organized. Explore methods for managing your files and documents on macOS Sierra, and discover how to protect and back up documents and your Mac.
18 videos | 1h 4m available Badge
Managing User Accounts
When multiple users share a device, each user should have their own account. Discover how to add, edit, and manage user accounts on macOS Sierra, as well as how to configure parental controls.
7 videos | 33m available Badge
Protecting User Data
Securing personal data is always an important consideration. Discover how to use the Keychain application on macOS Sierra to manage and protect your passwords, and  use FileVault and a firewall to add additional protection.
8 videos | 24m available Badge
Monitoring, Configuring, & Optimizing
You can configure a number of settings to make your Mac your own. Discover how to configure a trackpad and a keyboard, monitor activity, and optimize hard drive space.
9 videos | 33m available Badge