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Exploring Mac Tiger OS X (and computers in general)
 
"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher." -Elbert Hubbard
on the Intel.com Education web site
 
Layer A - Basic Information about the Macs at Campus des Nations
1. Go to the "Mac Essentials" page of the Apple Web site. Read the first two sections: "Pointing, Clicking and Getting Around" and "Working with Applications." Learn the key commands.
2. Go to this page" Mac 101" of the Apple web site, and take the "Grand Tour" of the Mac interface. Read about The Finder, The Desktop, The MenuBar, The Dock, Applications, Files and Folders,
3. Go to this page to learn about the Mac keyboard.
4. Go to the Apple web site Tiger page here. Take the Quicktime tours about Spotlight, Dashboard and Safari.
5. Go to the WikiBook page here about Mac OS X Tiger. Become familiar with Chapter 2.1 Dissecting the Mac Desktop, 2.2 Anatomy of the Mac Interface, and 2.5 Meet the Applications.
6. Go to Atomic Learning at http://www.atomiclearning.co.uk. You will receive the user name and password. Go to the Mac tutorials, and watch the movies about OS X.
7. Go to the Intel web site, here, and read the Introduction to Computers pages. Read all 7 lesson with the links on the left side of the page.
 
Layer B - Further Information
8. Read about the design of the Mac Mini on the Apple site, here.
9. Read about computer operating systems at Wikipedia. (Notice the "Other languages" links on the left of the page, and choose the one in which you read best.)
10. Read about Mac operating systems at Wikipedia. (Notice the "Other languages" links on the left of the page, and choose the one in which you read best.)
 
Layer C Extended Information
11. Go to the Intel web site, here, and read the Digital Information pages. Read all 7 lesson with the links on the left side of the page, and be sure to do all the activities.
12. IF YOU READ FRENCH: After you have completed all 7 lessons on the Intel Digital Information pages (Number 8, above), visit this link. Scroll down to Chapter 4 - how does this information relate to what you read on the Intel Digital Information pages?
13. Listen (or subscribe) to the MacWorld Podcasts and/or read the MacWorkd Gems blog.
 
 
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created by K. Epps
last modified 3-dec-05