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iPad Classes

The iPad has had a profound impact o the computer industry. Learn the key steps in effectively using this technology as well as how to manage your documents and be more productive by attending a class at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL. [More]

Introduction to the iPad

Learn to effectively customize your iPad either for business integration or personal projects so that the device best serves your intended purpose. Understand the settings app and learn to check statistics and adjust parameters as your needs evolve. Master security and privacy settings to keep your information secure. Learn to customize your notifications and set up the notification center to receive information and updates. Discover the key concepts behind working in the cloud and how to use it to your advantage. Gain insight in how to maximize battery life on your device. Topics include security and privacy features necessary to protect and limit access to your data, battery management, backups, and using iCloud to manage your device. Additional topics include managing notifications, navigation shortcuts, searching, managing apps in the background, organizing apps, troubleshooting options, and other tips and tricks. [Course Outline]
Fee: $59

Morning Class Meets 9:00am-11:00am (2 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E8230 Fri., Nov. 10West CountyAllan Crean

iPad Productivity

(Prerequisite: Introduction to the iPad or equivalent experience.) Learn to be more productive with your iPad and save time with common tasks. Discover the hidden tips and tricks that can make you more effective. Understand how to share information and how context matters in using the Share button. Learn to copy, print, and share content, links, and files as well as how to customize the share button. Master using the browser to locate the information you need and learn to use the available browser options including tabs, bookmarks, reading lists, saving images, autofill, sharing settings, and private browsing. Additional topics include note-taking, traveling tips, keyboard shortcuts, and other productivity tips.  [Course Outline]
Fee: $59

Morning Class Meets 9:00am-11:00am (2 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E8231 Fri., Nov. 17West CountyAllan Crean

iPad document management is particularly challenging. The strategies that you use for file management on you desktop aren't the same ones that you will want to use on the iPad. [Read More on iPad Document Management]

Document Management on the iPad

(Prerequisite: Introduction to the iPad or equivalent experience. The iPad Productivity class is also recommended prior to taking this class.) Learn to effectively manage documents on the iPad, as well as best practices for keeping your files organized. Understand how documents are stored on the iPad, how to locate your documents, how file type affects your options, how to work with different document types, and how to best share documents with others on collaborative projects. Discover the magic behind the cloud, how to use iCloud Drive to manage documents, and how to integrate the iPad with other Cloud storage platforms. Learn multiple methods for transferring data and documents to other computers and mobile devices. Topics include sharing files and data, syncing, working with office documents, transferring files wirelessly, document management strategies, and collaboration using cloud storage. [Course Outline]
Fee: $59

Morning Class Meets 9:00am-11:00am (2 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E8232 Thurs., Nov. 30West CountyAllan Crean