This course gives a detailed outline of the Apple iPad's capabilities and functions. It is for people who already feel confident using the Internet, but are new to the Apple iPad, or want to 'get more' from it: ideal as a refresher course.
To give a comprehensive summary of the Apple iPad's features and how to get the best out of it.
A workbook is provided containing exercises to give hands-on experience and general information. This is yours to keep.
Five weeks x2 hours
The topics below are flexible and will be adapted to best suit students' needs. Topics covered will include:
Hardware & software controls
Icons and folders
The onscreen keyboard
Voice recognition (Siri)
Getting online / Apple ID
The App Store: downloading, installing, updating & deleting apps
Closing and switching apps
Some app recommendations
Safari - browsing the Web
Contacts (address book)
Cameras / photos
Music, books, maps
Settings: configuration and customisation
Notification Centre, Widgets, Search
Backup - using iCloud or via iTunes on a PC
Revision / practice
Topics suggested by students
No prior experience of the Apple iPad is expected, but it will be assumed you are already familiar in general terms with the Internet and email.