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In Computer Literacy for the Mac, author Garrick Chow walks through the skills necessary to use Mac computers comfortably, while improving learning, productivity, and performance. This course focuses on the Apple Mac OS X operating system and offers a thorough introduction to computers, networks, and computer peripherals such as printers, digital cameras, and more. In addition, basic procedures with software applications, the Internet, and email are covered. Exercise file accompany the course.
This course also includes chapter-level assessments for use as instructional aides. To download the assessments, click the following link: Computer Literacy Assessments. The file contains an assessment movie, chapter-level assessments, and answer keys.
Included with this course are short chapter-by-chapter quizzes that can be used to assess how much you've learned after each chapter. These assessments are in the Adobe PDF format, which requires you to download and install a copy of the free Adobe Reader application. You can download this application by opening your web browser and going to get.adobe.com/reader. You'll also find more information on the PDF format in the chapter of this course titled Introduction to Sharing Files. Once you open the assessment in Reader, you'll be up to take the quiz and type your answers into the boxes by each question.
The first time you click in a box in Reader, you may see this dialog box, telling you you cannot save a completed copy of this form on your computer. This is basically telling you that you can't save a version of this assessment with your answers filled in, and that if you want a version of your assessment with the answers filled in you'll to print out the assessment when you're done. Go ahead and click Close and then you can continue filling out the assessment. At the end of the last page of each assessment, you'll find a Reset button, which will clear all of your answers if you wish to start over again, as well as a Print button, which, when clicked, will open your computer's Print dialog box, allowing you to print a copy of the assessment that includes your answers.
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