Level up your Mac skills with seasoned digital creator and educator Anson Alexander, learning essential tips and tricks for daily use with your macOS to maximize your productivity and efficiency.

Jul 11, 2024 - Jul 12, 2024

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $155
Workshop Duration: 3 hours over 2 sessions (Thursday 11am-1pm & Friday 11am-12pm ET)
Workshop Location: Online
Class Size: 8

Note: This workshop will be held in a live, online format utilizing the Zoom platform. The first day of this course is a 2-hour interactive zoom lecture and the second day is a 1 hour Q&A session.

Class meets Thursday Jul 11 from 11am-1pm & Friday Jul 12 from 11am-12pm ET.

Discover the full potential of macOS with this workshop aimed at those looking to transition from Windows to macOS or just improve their skills at using Apple’s operating system. Through comprehensive coverage of macOS’s primary features, this course will equip you with the skills to navigate and utilize your Mac with confidence, enhancing your creative workflow. From file management and system customization to installing applications and more, you’ll gain a solid foundation and real-world examples of using macOS.

How to use macOS Settings with Anson Alexander

Topics Covered:

  • Basic navigation
  • Exploring the Apple Menu
  • Navigating the App Store
  • Application management
    • Installing
    • Closing, minimizing, and maximizing
    • Menu navigation
    • Uninstalling
  • Dock customization and usage
  • Important system settings
    • Customizing display settings and resolution
    • Setting wallpapers for a personalized touch
    • Inverting the mouse scroll direction
  • Using Finder
    • Important folders
    • Creating and managing folders
    • Adding folders to the Finder sidebar
    • Finder settings & folder view options
    • Showing all filename extensions
    • Previewing files with the spacebar
  • Using Spotlight for searching
  • Essential keyboard shortcuts
  • Utilizing the Top Menu Bar
    • Go Menu
    • Wifi / Bluetooth
  • Essential keyboard shortcuts
  • Accessing and using Safari
  • Advanced usage
    • Recommended applications
    • Efficient workflows
    • Student-led discovery

Learning macOS online with Anson Alexander

Course Structure:

This online workshop spans two days and combines demonstrations with interactive elements. The first session focuses on demonstrating macOS features, while the second session allows for more student questions and practical application, ensuring comprehensive understanding and skill development.

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is designed for anyone interested in mastering macOS, whether you’re new to the operating system or seeking to enhance your skills. It’s particularly beneficial for individuals looking to integrate macOS more effectively into their personal or professional creative projects.

This course is designed to transform your macOS knowledge and skills, empowering you to navigate and utilize your Mac with newfound confidence and efficiency.

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Instructor: Anson Alexander

Anson Alexander is a seasoned digital creator and educator, specializing in technology tips and tutorials aimed at enhancing user experience across various tools and software. As the founder of AnsonAlex.com, he leverages his deep understanding of technology—ranging from macOS and Windows to Google Workspace and fast typing—to produce content that simplifies complex tech for a wide audience.

Holding a BS in International Business and MIS from the University of Tampa, Anson has a rich background working in IT, at an Apple Store, and authoring digital marketing and SEO courses for LinkedIn Learning. His YouTube channel, which began as a personal project, has grown to over 50 million views and 240,000 subscribers, underscoring his commitment to accessible and practical tech education.