Mac OS X Level 1 Class Description: Start at the beginning and get a great foundation of information, whether you are new to Macs, or a Windows switcher. This class is great for Seniors and Beginners! We will cover the Mac Operating System (OS X), including everything you need from getting set up, to looking around, to getting work done, to printing. We’ll take out the mystery and fear of using your computer so that you enjoy communicating with family, friends, and work. The class will be recorded and saved in “My Class Recordings” for you to review at your convenience! Instructional Level: Although this is a beginner class, we specialize in “what you don’t know you don’t know,” so even intermediate Mac users will learn new and useful tricks. Who should take this class? Novice Macintosh users who want to be more comfortable with their computers. What should you bring? A Macintosh computer (optional). What You’ll Learn: Mac OSX The Finder Menus Installing and updating software The Dock Using a mouse or trackpad Organizing your files Spotlight Setting up a printer System Preferences Time Machine Help A ton of tips and tricks for users of all levels About Your Instructor: Jamie Pollock is a iPad and iPhone expert. A member of the Apple Consultants Network, he has taught hundreds of people how to use Apple technology to improve their quality of life. Attend in Person, via Virtual Class, or Watch Later If you are planning to attend our class in person, choose “Live” from the dropdown menu. This class will be taught at the Portland English Language Academy. Scroll down for directions! If you live outside the Portland/Vancouver area, or if you don’t want to make the drive, you can attend and participate in our classes via Virtual Class. When you register, choose “Virtual Class” as your ticket type. We’ll email you an access code and instructions for how to connect. Please log in 10 minutes before the start time to connect your audio and video. Our Virtual Classes are just as if you are physically in the classroom with us. This is not just a watch-and-listen webinar: it’s an interactive classroom experience! You can talk and be seen. You can virtually raise your hand when you have questions. It’s truly just like a real class. A recording of the Virtual Class will be available to you in two weeks at http://royalwise.com/my-classes/. Please note that by participating in our Virtual Classes you are granting your consent to be seen and heard by the public, since anyone can purchase these class recordings from our website. If you do not consent, we can make you a listen-only attendee – just let us know! If you are unable to attend on this time & date, select the “Watch Later” option. After class is done, we’ll send you access information so that you can watch the content at your convenience. You are welcome to call us with your individual questions for a free 10-minute Q&A session. Directions to PELA (Portland English Language Academy): The Portland English Language Academy (PELA) is located on the 3rd floor in the northwest corner of the Lloyd Center across from Carrington College. Guests can look for Portland English Language Academy on any of the Lloyd Center directories. To reach our space from the Lloyd Center MAX Station, enter the Lloyd Center through the large glass doors off of NE Multnomah St. next to Macy’s. Take the circular staircase to the 3rd (top) floor. Turn left and proceed down the corridor. The entrance to our space will be all the way down the corridor on the right (north) side. Guests who prefer to use an escalator or elevator will find them on the far side of the ice rink that they will see to their right as they enter the large glass doors. Guests can call 503-226-1656 to reach the PELA office, or call Jamie at 503-504-6392. For guests who are driving to the Lloyd Center, enter the parking garage at NE Halsey St. & NE 10th Ave. Take the circular ramp in the northwest corner of the parking garage to Floor 3 (the top floor). Enter the Lloyd Center at the entrance that can be seen from the top of the ramp. PELA is located just inside this entrance. Parking is free. Look for signs to Royalwise’s Classroom!