|Learning to "Drive" a
For the rest of the semester, youll be learning how to perform computer-based, digital nonlinear video editing in a computer lab (Taylor Hall 131) furnished with Macintosh computers.
Since PCs (IBM-style personal computers) are more numerous than Macs, my guess is that few students in this class are familiar with the Mac OS (operating system). Dont worry. First of all, Macs and PCs perform the same functions, so their controls arent all that different. Second, well take a whole class period to practice with the Macs so that youll learn your way around them. (If you already know how to "drive" a Mac, maybe youll be able to share your expertise with the person sitting next to you.)
The link below will take you to a lesson in how to operate a Mac. Well work through this tutorial in class.
You MUST print out the tutorial and
bring it with you to class.
If you want to practice with the Mac OS some more after our class session, you will find Macs available for student use: