OS X Basics for Windows Switchers
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OS X Basics for Windows Switchers

Master the basics of OS X and get the fullest from your new operating system. Course is based on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3
4.5 (2 ratings)
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16 students enrolled
Created by Mattia Campagnano
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use OS X to its fullest for work and personal entertainment.
  • Switch to OS X in the shortest time possible and with the least amount of frustration
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Requirements
  • Apple website is a very good starting point, is very helpful and complete. I suggest to check it out to build on the concepts explained in the class.
Description

The course will cover the basics of OS X, including tips for everyday usage, system maintenance & repair and security settings.

The terminology used is accessible to everyone, even though a basic computer knowledge can help.

Materials are mostly video lectures. I provided link to external webpages, when necessary, to supply more information on the course topics.

The course is divided into four sections:

  1. Basic OS X Usage
  2. System Settings & Customization
  3. System Maintenance & Repair
  4. OS X Security (bonus section).

Completing this class shouldn't re

If you just switched from Windows to OS X and you feel lost, this is the course you want to take!

You'll soon learn how to use Mac like a rock star!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students not familiar with OS X, but having basic computer skills.
  • Windows users who decided/need to switch to Mac
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 20 Lectures Collapse All 20 Lectures 02:29:28
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First Steps: Basic OS X Usage
9 Lectures 54:20
Recommended settings for an optimal video playback
1 page


Introduction to the course. A brief description of the course contents.

Preview 01:27

OS X AND WINDOWS - WHY ARE THEY DIFFERENT?
04:13

Fun With OS X
07:08


The Dock
10 questions

Basic OS X usage, tips & tricks. Check the document in the additional resources for links to knowledge websites (including the complete list of keyboard shortcuts from Apple's official website).

OS X Basic Usage: keyboard shortcuts, common tips & tricks
10:41

OS X keyboard shortcuts
10 questions

THE FINDER
10:51

OS X Basic Usage 2 - DELETE key, MS OFFICE, more tips & tricks
04:59
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System Settings & Customization
5 Lectures 53:31
DIFFERENCES WITH WINDOWS
09:29

MENU BAR ITEMS
05:27

a) APPLE MENU., b) SYSTEM PREFERENCES (PART 1)
14:34

SYSTEM PREFERENCES (PART 2)
11:49

SYSTEM PREFERENCES (PART 3)
12:12
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OS X System Maintenance & Repair (overview)
5 Lectures 22:57
How to create a USB emergency installer (part 1)
02:39

How to create a USB emergency installer (part 2)
04:01

Verify/repair disk and disk permissions with Disk Utility
05:07

OS X UPDATES AND UPGRADES
04:03

How to repair OS X when it won't boot and how to reinstall it from scratch.

OS X UTILITIES- REINSTALL & REPAIR OS X
07:07
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BONUS SECTION- OS X SECURITY
1 Lecture 17:40
OS X Security- Security Settings & Software
17:40
About the Instructor
Mattia Campagnano
4.5 Average rating
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16 Students
1 Course
Cyber Security Professional, tech blogger,hacker in progress

Cyber security professional with 13 years experience as Desktop Support with Italian Trade Commission in Italy and with Fortune 500 corporations in the U.S.A, currently working as Information Security Analyst.

Attending college for an Associate's Degree in Cyber Security & Forensics and tech blogger since 2013 (expected completion in 2016).

Member of HTCIA (High technology Crime Investigation Association).

My dream is to become a pentester/ethical hacker.