iWork 101: Introduction to iWork

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This two-day, hands-on course introduces students to the key features and basic interface of iWork. iWork is Apple's suite of productivity tools that includes Pages for producing professional looking documents, Numbers for creating spreadsheets, tables and charts, and Keynote for developing high-quality presentations.
In this course, you will learn how to create everything from first-rate business presentations and newsletters to effective budgets and event planners. Learn how to effortlessly create stunning presentations, complete with Apple-designed themes, cinema-quality animations, and voiceover narration. Create compelling spreadsheets for everything from family budgets and event planning to invoices and complex financial reports. All three applications offer import and export compatibility with Microsoft Office applications.

Who should Attend:

This class is designed for educators, students, professionals, and others who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the functionality of the iWork applications. This course prepares students to pass the Apple Certified Associate, iWork exam.


Day 1

Creating a Presentation

Opening Keynote, Choosing a Theme and Slide Size, Selecting a Master Slide, Outlining a Presentation, Pasting Text into an Outline, Formatting Text, Customizing a Layout, Adding a Table, Calculating the Value of Table Cells and Fixing Spelling Errors

Adding Photos, Charts, and Sound

Adding Photos, Enhancing Photos in Keynote, Customizing Photo Layouts, Making Part of a Photo Transparent, Adding Hyperlinks and Navigation, Adding a Chart, Adding Audio, Adding a Global Transition, Reducing the Presentation File Size and Saving Media with Your Presentation

Adding Video and Animation

Creating Builds to Reveal Text and a Table, Creating Interleaved Builds, Creating Graphs and Charts, Creating a Smart Build, Creating Custom Animations, Adding Sound to a Build, Creating Transitions Between Slides, Creating 2D and 3D Animations, Creating Object Effect Transitions, Using Text Effects Transitions, Using Magic Move, Using Video in a Slideshow, Configuring Preferences, Running a Presentation, Pausing and Resuming a Slideshow and Troubleshooting

Creating a Custom Theme

Preparing an Empty Theme, Creating a Title Slide, Creating a Photo Master, Saving and Sharing Themes, and Applying a Custom Theme

Importing from PowerPoint and Working with Charts

Importing a PowerPoint Presentation, Animating a Title Slide, Cleaning up a Chart, Enhancing and Animating a Chart, Improving Title Text, Animating a Table, Animating a Column Chart, Animating a Pie Chart, Changing a Chart Style, Animating a 3D Area Chart, Adding Content from a Word Document and Saving a PowerPoint or PDF File

Rehearsing and Delivering Your Presentation

Reviewing with Light Table View, Adding Comments, Adding and Printing Presenter Notes, Indexing a Presentation with Spotlight, Rehearsing a Presentation, Giving a Presentation with a Portable Computer, Using an iPhone or iPod as a Remote Control, Creating a Self-Running Slideshow and Running a Presentation as a Kiosk

Publishing your Presentation

Printing Handouts, Exporting as PDF, Exporting to PowerPoint, Exporting Images, Exporting to QuickTime, Exporting to an iPod, Exporting to HTML, Sending to iWeb, Sending to YouTube, Sharing a Presentation with iWork.com, Sharing a Presentation with iChat Theater and Exporting to iDVD

Word Processing

Opening Pages, Choosing a Template, Writing in Full-Screen Mode, Replacing Placeholder Text, Formatting Text and Lists Using Styles, Adding Graphics, Proofreading a Document and Creating Addressed Envelopes

Day 2

Building a Report

Opening an Existing File, Tracking Changes, Using Comments, Inserting a Cover Page, Managing Section Breaks, Adjusting Margins, Starting Chapters on Right-facing Pages, Adding a Footer, Formatting Text and Lists Using Styles, Updating a Paragraph Style, Using Character Styles, Formatting a List Using List Styles, Adding a Table of Contents and Sharing a Document on iWork

Creating a Newsletter

Choosing a Newsletter Template, Working with a Template, Formatting the Title, Building the First Page, Laying out More Pages, Inserting a Page into a Layout, Completing the Layout and Exporting to PDF

Creating Promotional Materials

Customizing the Media Browser, Creating a Brochure, Modifying a Masked Image, Adjusting Text to Fit a Layout, Group and Edit an Object, Connecting Text Boxes, Format a Hyperlink, Creating a Flyer, Adding Sound to a Pages Document and Saving a Flyer as a Template

Creating Materials for the Classroom

Designing a Poster, Customizing Text, Customizing a Layout, Adding Photos to your iPhoto Library, Fixing Overexposed and Underexposed Images, Adding Photos to a Layout, Distributing a Poster via Email, Designing a Certificate, Replacing Placeholder Text, and Customizing a Certificate with Mail Merge

Spreadsheet Essentials

Opening Numbers, Choosing a Template, Working with Sheets, Working with Tables, Importing Spreadsheet Data, Formatting a Table, Using Table Styles, Using Formulas and Functions, Adding Media, and Printing and Exporting a Spreadsheet

Creating an Event Planner

Choosing a Template, Adding Media to a Spreadsheet, Using Address Book Cards, Editing and Sorting Data in a Table, Using Checkboxes, Steppers and Sliders, Modifying and Saving Table Styles and Publishing with iWeb

Advanced Spreadsheets

Organizing Information Using Table Categories, Formatting a Time report, Performing Calculations with Variables, Referencing Data, Formatting Displayed Data and Using Advanced Formulas with Functions

Advanced Charting

Creating a Stacked 3D Bar Chart, Displaying a Margin of Error, Building a Mixed Chart, Comparing Data in a 2-Axis Chart and Making a Scatter Chart
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