Workshop Notes

Mac Basics

2013-09-21

Purpose

  1. Explore ways to organize, file, and retrieve information on your computer
  2. Introduce the concept of a Digital Workflow

Outline

  1. What is a Computer
  2. Digital Workflow
  3. Organize Your Stuff
  4. Find Your Stuff
  5. Good Practices
  6. Resources
  7. Other Tips

What is a Computer

A computer is an intelligent filing cabinet

Digital Workflow

Digital Workflow is the process of managing the stuff on your. computer. This includes creating, capturing, downloading, editing, organizing, saving, and finding files.

A good Digital Workflow ahould be logical, easy, fast, manageable, safe, accessible, and should help you be more productive.

Characteristics to Consider

Organize Your Stuff

Find Your Stuff

Spotlight Search
Finder Search

Good Practices

Tools

Essential keyboard shortcuts

Other Finder Tips

Use Your Option Key

Dragging and Dropping Tricks

Outline

  1. What is a Computer
  2. Digital Workflow
  3. Organize Your Stuff
  4. Find Your Stuff
  5. Good Practices
  6. Resources
  7. Other Tips

What is a Computer

Digital Workflow

Digital Workflow is the process of managing the stuff on your. computer. This includes creating, capturing, downloading, editing, organizing, saving, and finding files.

A good Digital Workflow ahould be logical, easy, fast, manageable, safe, accessible, and should help you be more productive.

Characteristics to Consider

Organize Your Stuff

Find Your Stuff

Spotlight Search
Finder Search

Good Practices

Tools

Essential keyboard shortcuts

Other Finder Tips

Use Your Option Key

Dragging and Dropping Tricks