Monday, November 19, 2012 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Location Details: 

Meeting Notice

What is the iPad hype all about?  This session will provide participants an introductory experience with iPads and open their eyes to the multitude of ways they can be utilized at work and home.

Course Details

By attending this training you will become more adept with the iPad and  be able to identify uses for both home and work. This session includes:

  • Explore the features of the iPad
  • Operate and maintain an iPad
  • Search for and download apps on iPad
  • Understand basics of iPad use
  • Explore built in apps on iPad

NOTE: There will be a limited amount of iPads available on first come first serve basis. Participants owning iPads are encouraged to bring or borrow from a friend.


Charity Nix, Information Technology Specialist, Education Technology Services (EduTech) 


8:00am - Networking, downloading apps

8:45am - Welcome

9:00am to 11:15am - Stations

Basic parts, functions System Preferences
Show all parts of the iPad, cameras, speaker, etc.
Select all, copy paste, inserting
Navigation between apps
Create folders, closing apps, deleting apps, and moving apps
System Preferences
Other (as requested during your time)
Basics Safari-option settings
Navigation browser interface
Bookmarking (just overview)
Add to homescreen (Workforce, PeopleSoft, ND DOT Roadmap)
Mailing (example email url to self or other)
Tweet (if set up) 
Multiple tabs
Chrome-another option
Built in functions and apps
Camera, video , audio recording, notes, dictation, other
Newer iPad dictation available, use Dragon Dictation for iPad 2
Notes, iBooks, Calendar, Mail

11:15am to 11:30am - Come together wrap up before lunch

11:30am to 1:00pm - Lunch on own

1:00pm to 2:45pm - Demos

  • Apple Store on iPad. Utah government pdf - Genius Scan, HeyTEll
  • Play time - search for apps on own (set timer on screen)
  • iBooks - download ibooks for assistance Top Tips, AppStart
  • Play time - search for apps on own (set timer on screen)
  • Built in Apps - Google Maps, reminders, settings, photos (how to create new albums and to move photos).

2:45pm to 3:00pm - Wrap up day


This session is limited to the first 60 participants that register.

Register through the PeopleSoft Self-Service ELM Portal. Click on Search Catalog and type "iPads" in the search catalog item box then click on Search Activities. Enroll in Utilizing iPads for Work and Play-Beginner Hands-On Session (Reference Activity Code 8521).

Cost is $45.00 per person.


If you have any questions, please contact the Service Desk.