iPads: What everyone should know!

Learn the skills needed to teach in a mobile classroom. Go from iPad newbie to iPad expert today!
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2012 English

Course Description

Just get an iPad for the holidays?  This is the course for you.  Learn why everyone should be using an iPad! This course takes you from a complete beginner to an advanced user.  We will explore topics such as: iCloud, Siri, Maps, Messenger, and more. Over 1 full hour of video instruction!

What are the requirements?

  • This course can be viewed both on a desktop or ipad

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the basic functions, setup, management, and terminology of the iPad.
  • Create and utilize iCloud on your iPad to sync with other devices.
  • Learn how to use iPad's preinstalled apps.

What is the target audience?

  • Educators
  • Students
  • Technology People
  • Apple Newbies

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:54
This is the introduction video to the TeacherCast University course: Introduction to iPads: What Every Educator Must Know!
Section 2: Basic iPad functions
07:11
In this video, we will examine the basic features of the iPad such as it's Physical Buttons, Apps, Home Row, Air Play, iPod, Search, and more.
08:17
In this lesson, we will discuss the various features of the iPad Keyboard. We will discuss: Basic Features, Hidden Features, Dictation and much more.
Section 3: The Settings Panel
01:11
In this video, we learn how and when to turn our iPads into Airplane Mode to energy and batter life.
00:52
In this lesson, you will learn how to connect your iPad to a wireless network.
Do Not Disturb
01:31
03:57
In this video, you will learn about Notification Center. We will discuss how to turn it on and how to customize it for your iPad.
02:11
In this lesson, we will discuss the iPads Sound preferences menu.  You will learn how to change the sound settings on your iOS device.
01:30
In this lesson, you will learn how to customize your iPads wallpaper.
Section 4: iCloud: Connecting the Dots
02:40
In this video, you will learn how Apples free iCloud services can be used to help keep your classroom organized and well run using it's great apps such as Mail, Calendar, Contacts and Documents in the Cloud.
02:56
In this lesson, you will learn how to create a free iCloud account and email address on your iPad.
03:26
In this video, you will learn how to compose your first email in Apple Mail.  We will examine the Mail app and learn how to organize and tag your email messages.
04:42
In this video, we will discuss the Settings menu and learn how to customize the settings for the Apple Mail app.
04:05
In this video, we will learn how to use the Notes application.
02:16
In this video, we will learn how to use the Notes application.
Section 5: iPad as an Organizer
05:57
In this lesson, we will explore the Contacts Application. We will learn how to add a contact, and use it to create and email. 
04:14
In this lesson, we will learn how to use the Calendars Application to organize your digital calendar, invite someone to a meeting, and share your schedule with others.
Using the World Clock
01:26
Setting an Alarm
02:23
Using the Stopwatch
01:48
Using the Timer
02:20
Section 6: iPad as a Content Collector
08:18
In this lesson, we will learn how to use the Safari Web Browser on your iPad to surf the internet, book mark and safe pages, and organize your website history.
Section 7: Conclusion
2 questions

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Instructor Biography

Jeffrey Bradbury, @TeacherCast

Jeffrey Bradbury teaches in the North Brunswick Twp School District. He teaches Music Theory, Music History and has a wonderful high school orchestra that he is very proud of. Jeff earned his Bachelors and Masters Degree from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. In his free time, Jeff enjoys teaching, playing violin, conducting, web design, and podcasting. You can find him on his website www.TeacherCast.net where he writes blogs, creates Audio Podcasts, reviews apps, and provides Screencasts to help teachers learn how to use todays technologies. @TeacherCast.

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