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 | 40m 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 | 52m 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 | 50m 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 | 40m 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 | 43m 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 | 42m 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 | 45m 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 | 34m 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 | 24m 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 | 42m 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 | 46m 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 | 44m 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 | 33m has Assessment available Badge
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COURSES INCLUDED

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
Configuring Network & Share Settings
It is very rare that a computer is not connected to the Internet or another computer. Discover how to configure Internet settings, share files and devices, and access or control another Mac.
12 videos | 39m available Badge
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COURSES INCLUDED

Navigating the Environment
Just starting with macOS Sierra? Discover how to use and organize the Dock, Dashboard, and Desktops, and learn how to access and view system information.
9 videos | 35m available Badge
Using Finder Windows
The Finder is an application that allows you to access and open any file on your Mac. Discover how to work with the Finder, use and manage multiple windows, and use tags and different display modes.
14 videos | 51m available Badge
Installing & Using Apps
There are a number of ways to access an application on macOS Sierra. Discover how to work with a number of different applications; find, open, and close applications; and download, install, and update applications.
19 videos | 1h 11m available Badge
Setting & Managing Reminders
Need to remember an event, task, or future appointment? Discover how to use the Notes and Reminders apps on macOS Sierra to help you stay organized.
4 videos | 16m available Badge
Using Siri & Search
Need to locate a document or app on macOS Sierra? Discover how to use Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, to open apps and perform tasks, and learn how to use and configure Spotlight Search to find files.
4 videos | 12m available Badge
Customizing Appearance
There are a number of customizations you can perform on macOS Sierra. Discover how to modify the interface, icons, and background; adjust the time, date, screen saver, and language; and set visual accessibility settings.
10 videos | 40m available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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macOS Catalina in Easy Steps
Covering the latest operating system that runs the sophisticated Mac desktop and laptop computers, this concise guide will get you up and running in no time, and then it’ll take you through the key features to help you use your Mac to do more.
Book Duration 1h 54m Book Authors By Nick Vandome

BOOKS INCLUDED

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macOS Sierra in Easy Steps
Ideal for Mac newbies as well as for those upgrading to macOS Sierra, this practical resource covers the essentials of the operating system that runs the stylish Mac desktop and laptop computers and will get you up and running with your Mac in no time.
Book Duration 1h 53m Book Authors By Nick Vandome

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra
Taking you through the beautiful, functional, simplicity that is the macOS workflow, with straightforward explanations, step-by-step demonstration, and rich, easy-to-follow visuals, this book teaches you everything you need, from essential everyday tasks, to the specialized "tricks" you can only find on a Mac, and will help you get to know Sierra inside-out in a flash.
Book Duration 2h 50m Book Authors By Paul McFedries

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macOS Sierra for Dummies
Providing easy-to-follow answers to all of your questions, this hands-on guide offers how-to information on the classic elements that help run Macs as well as timesaving tips on working with all the major changes that come with Sierra.
Book Duration 7h 39m Book Authors By Bob LeVitus

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macOS High Sierra for Dummies
Whether you're upgrading your trusty old MacBook or venturing into new territory for the very first time, this easy-to-use guide offers clear explanations and a little bit of humor to teach you everything you need to know to maximize your Mac experience.
Book Duration 7h 35m Book Authors By Bob LeVitus
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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macOS Sierra in Easy Steps
Ideal for Mac newbies as well as for those upgrading to macOS Sierra, this practical resource covers the essentials of the operating system that runs the stylish Mac desktop and laptop computers and will get you up and running with your Mac in no time.
Book Duration 1h 53m Book Authors By Nick Vandome

Book

Teach Yourself VISUALLY macOS Sierra
Taking you through the beautiful, functional, simplicity that is the macOS workflow, with straightforward explanations, step-by-step demonstration, and rich, easy-to-follow visuals, this book teaches you everything you need, from essential everyday tasks, to the specialized "tricks" you can only find on a Mac, and will help you get to know Sierra inside-out in a flash.
Book Duration 2h 50m Book Authors By Paul McFedries

Book

macOS Sierra for Dummies
Providing easy-to-follow answers to all of your questions, this hands-on guide offers how-to information on the classic elements that help run Macs as well as timesaving tips on working with all the major changes that come with Sierra.
Book Duration 7h 39m Book Authors By Bob LeVitus

Book

macOS High Sierra for Dummies
Whether you're upgrading your trusty old MacBook or venturing into new territory for the very first time, this easy-to-use guide offers clear explanations and a little bit of humor to teach you everything you need to know to maximize your Mac experience.
Book Duration 7h 35m Book Authors By Bob LeVitus
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