Apple Watch - Hands On - The Basics and Beyond
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Apple Watch - Hands On - The Basics and Beyond

In this hands on course, you'll skip the learning curve of the new Apple Watch. Plus, you'll learn some great uses too!
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Created by Brian J. Dixon
Last updated 5/2015
Current price: $10 Original price: $40 Discount: 75% off
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  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn to use the basic functionality of the Apple Watch
  • Discover innovative features of the Apple Watch
  • Apply your knowledge to help you better use the Apple Watch
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  • You will need a basic understanding on Apple technology
  • You do not need an Apple Watch
  • You should be familiar with basic watch functionality

The new Apple Watch should have come with a manual. But it didn't. This course shows you tips and tricks to help skip the learning curve and take full advantage of your new Apple Watch. The course content goes way beyond a review of the features, but actually walks you through the good, bad, and sometimes ugly of this new device.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Basic Functionality of Apple Watch including:
    • How to set an alarm
    • How to manage your calendar
    • How to check Twitter
    • How to use the phone
    • How to check your email
    • How to send text messages
    • How to use the Activity Monitor
  • Advanced features of the Apple Watch including:
    • Tracking tasks to stay on top of what you have to do
    • Get directions home to save you hours of frustration
    • Track your hours to find outwhereyourtimeigoingeveryday.
    • Locating Your Parked Car
    • Use the Apple Watch for studying
    • Changing settings on your Apple Watch
  • Additional tips
    • Becoming an early adopter by mastering new apps
Who is the target audience?
  • This is a great overview course for people who already have an Apple Watch
  • This is also a great course for people who want to see the Apple Watch in action
  • This is NOT a simple review of the Apple Watch
  • This course does not teach you how to program apps for the Apple Watch
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Curriculum For This Course
1 Lecture 00:57

In this overview video, you'll get an introduction to the course.

Preview 00:57
Basic Functionality
8 Lectures 22:15

Setting an alarm is an important feature of any watch. The Apple Watch has some great features that we will cover in this video.

Preview 03:26

Managing your calendar is a key function in today's busy world. In this video, you'll see how the Apple Watch can help you manage your calendar on the go.

Preview 02:38

You can make phone calls on your Apple Watch. Learn how in this video.

Preview 02:50

Learn how to send messages using the Apple Watch.

Useful feature of the Apple Watch: Sending Messages

Quickly check incoming emails on your Apple Watch. Learn exactly how in this video.

Just when you thought you had your inbox handled: Email

Sending text messages from the Apple Watch is easy to do. This video will walk through the process for you.

Stay in touch with everyone: Text Messaging

Checking Twitter is simple and easy on the Apple Watch. This demo video will show you exactly how.

Find out what’s going on in the world: Twitter

The Activity Monitor is one of the advanced features of the Apple Watch that everyone is raving about. Learn how it works in this video.

A truly futuristic device: Activity Monitor
I didn’t know the Apple Watch could do that:
6 Lectures 16:12

One of my favorite features of the Apple Watch is ability to quickly get directions- especially home. Find out how in this video.

Save you hours of frustration: Get Directions Home

Did you know that you can use the Apple Watch to track how you spend your hours? Find out how in this video.

Find out where you time is going every day: Tracking Hours

Imagine not having to worry about where you parked your car. This video will show you how to use the Apple Watch to locate your parked car.

Good for the airport and malls: Locating Your Parked Car

Use the Apple Watch to keep track of your tasks on the go. This video shows you how.

Preview 02:10

The Apple Watch is a great study tool on the go. In this video, I'll show you an overview of how Flashcards work on the Apple Watch for students.

For students and anyone who needs to learn: Study Tool

It's your watch and it needs to fit your style. This video shows you how to change some of the main settings of the Apple Watch.

Make your Apple Watch fit you: Changing Settings
So, tell me what’s next:
2 Lectures 03:49

In this video, we get a little philosophical. I'll share three tips to help you learn and master new apps to get the most out of your Apple Watch.

Being an early adopter: Mastering New Apps

How can I improve this course? What else would you like to learn about? I'm planning on adding additional content to this course based on your feedback. So send in your questions and I'll answer them in another module.

Submit Your Requests for additional videos here
About the Instructor
Brian J. Dixon
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Helping you understand tech to grow your impact and income

Dr. Brian J. Dixon believes you have a message to share and an audience to serve.

He is the founder of the Dixon Agency where he serves some pretty awesome authors, speakers, and content creators.

Born a preacher's kid, Brian still loves Jesus and is actively involved in the men's ministry at his church.

Brian has a doctoral degree in educational technology from San Diego State University where he studied students creating reflective video jounals online- yep students making YouTube videos talking about what they learned in school.

His first book, Social Media for School Leaders was published by Wiley in 2013.

He was the director of online programs for High Tech High, a nationally recognized charter school network with 10 member schools throughout Southern California.

Dr. Dixon founded the Mentorship Academy, a project-based, technology-focused charter school located in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana to provide a student-centered learning place to help underserved students prepare for success in college and beyond.

Brian lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Julie and his young children Ryland and Emmaline.