Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

OS X Yosemite is the latest version of the OS X operating system released by Apple on June 2, 2014.  It can be installed on any Mac device that meets the general specification requirements and can be installed for free by going to the Apple App Store.  With a redesigned interface, OS X Yosemite gives users a refreshed, modern look, but also more power and ease-of-use than ever before.

In this course, you will learn to navigate and use OS X Yosemite and so much more, including these topics: 

·    Navigate OS X Yosemite's interface

·    Work with files, folders, and icons in OS X Yosemite

·    Search your Mac using Spotlight and the Finder window

·    Work with the Dock, Finder toolbar, and Menulets

·    Find apps, music, moves and more in the App Store and iTunes

·    Use the heads-up program switcher

·    Use FireWire or Thunderbolt disk mode

·    Record movies or your screen

·    Edit and play movies in QuickTime

·    Play and record sounds

·    Use the Mail app to check, send, and receive email

·    Create user accounts and set parental controls

·    Run Windows on a Mac

 

You will also learn about the following:

 

·    Programs and applications in OS X Yosemite

·    Cocoa and Carbon programs

·    Mission Control

·    Dashboard

·    The free OS X Yosemite programs

·    Notifications and the Notification Center

·    Time Machine

·    iCloud Backup and iCloud Drive

·    Hotspot, AirDrop, and Handoff 

·    The new Safari web browser

·    Gatekeeper, Firewall, and privacy shields

·    The Messages app

·    Printing in OS X Yosemite

·    Working with Fonts and Font Book

·    Keychain and Password Assistant

·    And more

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe new features of OS X Yosemite.
  • Describe methods for navigating OS X Yosemite.
  • Demonstration Search Using Spotlight.
  • Identify OS X Yosemite Elements.
  • Describe working with data in OS X Yosemite.
  • Describe working with sounds, videos, and speech in Yosemite.
  • Describe using the mail app for all your email accounts.
  • Describe working with printers, fonts, and colors.
  • Summarize security settings.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Assignment 1 1 points
Exam 1 10 points
Assignment 2 1 points
Exam 2 10 points
Assignment 3 1 points
Exam 3 10 points
Assignment 4 1 points
Exam 4 9 points
Assignment 5 1 points
Exam 5 10 points
Assignment 6 1 points
Exam 6 10 points
Assignment 7 1 points
Exam 7 10 points
Assignment 8 1 points
Exam 8 10 points
Assignment 9 1 points
Exam 9 9 points
Assignment 10 1 points
Exam 10 10 points
Assignment 11 1 points
Exam 11 10 points
Assignment 12 1 points
Exam 12 10 points
Assignment 13 1 points
Exam 13 10 points
Assignment 14 1 points
Exam 14 10 points
Assignment 15 1 points
Exam 15 10 points
Assignment 16 1 points
Exam 16 10 points
The Final Exam 75 points
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