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Introduction iPad  2

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Introduction to iPad 2 (3 hours) 

 

Overview

 

In this workshop, you will- 

  • Learn how to use your iPad 2.
  • Explore the operating system- iOS 4 and iOS 5.
  • Review settings and built-in apps.
  • Get useful tips and tricks.  
 

 

Resources

Updating Directions from iOS 4 to iOS 5

Great Resource How to Use iPad2

How iPad2 Feels Different

 

Agenda

 

Welcome & Introduction  10 minutes 

The Basics

Introduction Video - iPad and OS5 (http://www.apple.com/ios/gallery.html#video-ios)

  • At a glance - p9 
  • Wake/Sleep button - p10
    • Press & release - lock iPad
    • Press & hold - turn off/on iPad 
  • The Home button - p11
    • Single click
      • Unlocks iPad 
      • Closes an app
      • Takes you to home screen
      • Takes you to search 
    • Double click - Quick app switching & controls
  • The Volume Button - p 11
  • Side Switch - p11 
  • Home Screen - p 12-13
  • Opening Apps  - p23 
  • Multitasking bar - p23-24
  • Organizing apps - p25-26
  • Gestures
    • Tap
    • Double Tap
    • Swipe
    • Pinch/Unpinch
    • Multi-touch gestures - p 15
      • pinch with 4 or 5 fingers  => return to home screen
      • swipe up with 4-5 fingers => show multitasking bar
      • swipe left/right with 4-5 fingers => switch apps 
  • Typing - p27-30  
    • Keyboard shortcuts
      • Special characters (e.g., é, å) - hold down the corresponding character 
      • Type to spaces to create a period and space
      • In mail, hold down the period key to get common email endings like .com
      • In Safari, there is a .com in the keyboard. Hold down .com to get other common endings
      • Usually can skip the apostrophe in contractions. Auto-correct will add it.
      • If auto-correct word suggestion is word you are typing, can hit space to finish word 
      • Click the .?123 & slide to a key to quickly select a key and switch back to ABC view. 
    • International Keyboards - Appendix B 
  • Settings & Accessibility - ch 24-35
  • Search -p30-31
  • Notifications - p 33-4 
45 minutes
Break  10 minutes

Built-in apps  

We'll focus on:

  • Safari - chapter 4
  • Notes - chapter 15
  • Mail  - chapter 5
  • Calendar  chapter 13 
  • Reminders - chapter 16 
  • Camera - chapter 7
  • Photos - chapter 10
  • Contacts - chapter 14 
  • Messages - chapter 6
  • FaceTime - chapter 8 
  • App Store - chapter 20 
  • iBooks – chapter 22

Time permitting, we can look at some of these:  

  • Photobooth - chapter 9
  • Videos - chapter 11
  • YouTube - chapter 12
  • Maps - chapter 17
  • Music - chapter 18
  • iTunes Store - chapter 19 
  • Newsstand - chapter 21 
  • Game Center - chapter 23'
  • Twitter 
50 minutes 

Free 3rd Party Apps

Pre-installed on demo iPads

  • Facebook
  • Dropbox - sync files between multiple computers and devices. 
  • Google Search – google search and access to a variety of online tools like docs 
  • Dragon Dictation – transcribes audio narration into text
  • Flipboard -news aggregator
  • Google Translate – translate phrases to another language
  • Google Earth - explore the earth
  • Neu.Annotate PDF - mark up PDFs 

 

Other Free apps 

  • Note taking: Evernote, Catch, inClass, side by side, bamboo, Fast Keyboard, UPAD lite, Awesome Note HD Lite, Sundry
  • Brainstorming: Idea Sketch, iBrainstorm, SimpleMind, iDesk Lite  
  • Presentations: VoiceThread, Assemblee, Fuse Meeting
  • Verbally - assistive speech
  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary – dictionary and thesaurus
  • TED talks – interesting videos on a variety of topics 
  • Skype – voice, video and text chat.
  • Music: Shazam, SoundHound, Pandora, Awedetorium

 

Other ideas:

  • Personal Finance (Mint.com, your bank's app, etc. )
  • Local prices and reviews (AroundMe, Urbanspoon, Yelp, Gas buddy)
  • Comparison Shopping (red Laser, Google)
  • Recipes (epicurious, All recipes, Big Oven, etc.)
  • Movies: (Fandango, Flixster)
  • StumbleUpon 
  • Calorie Counter
  • Weather
  • Calculator
  • Alarm Clock
45 minutes 

Tips and resources 

10 minutes 
Reset & Wrap up  10 minutes

 

 

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