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Introduction to i pads


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A presentation for new English students at JCU Singapore to assist them become familiar with their iPad2's and offer them useful resources for their study.

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Introduction to i pads

  1. 1. So now you have an iPad2. What do you do next?
  2. 2. Get familiar with the front and rear of the iPad2.
  3. 3. Check out the accessories and information cards in the box.
  4. 4. See what Apps are included already. Browsing the Web Using email
  5. 5. Music, audiobooks, TV, movies Apps
  6. 6. To set up iPad, turn it on and follow the Setup Assistant. The onscreen directions in Setup Assistant step you through the setup process, including: • Connecting to a Wi-Fi network • Signing in with or creating a free Apple ID • Setting up iCloud (includes 5GB free storage) • Turning on recommended features, such as Location Services and ‘Find My iPad’. CHANGE THE LANGUAGE TO ENGLISH: Settings > International > Language > select English > Done. Set Up Your iPad2
  7. 7. Is your iPad set to English? If not, would it be helpful to change it? CHANGE TO ENGLISH: Settings > International > Language > select English > Done.
  8. 8. Join a Wi-Fi Network
  9. 9. Step 1
  10. 10. Step 2
  11. 11. Step 3 Enter the security key in the box. Key is cogn1t1ve@jcus Click Ok
  12. 12. An Apple ID is the user name for a free account that lets you access Apple services, such as the iTunes Store, the App Store, and iCloud. You need only one Apple ID for everything you do with Apple. There may be charges for services and products that you use, purchase, or rent. Create an Apple ID: Go to Settings > iTunes & App Stores and tap Sign In. Get an Apple ID
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  16. 16. 1.Make sure you are connected to Wireless. 2.Tap the Settings icon. 3.Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars. 4.Tap Add Account … 5.Choose Microsoft Exchange from the list of options. 6.Enter the following information: Email: Your full JCU email address i.e. •Password: Enter your normal JCU computer account password •Description: A name for you to identify the account i.e. JCU Student Set Up Your Student Email Service for JCU
  17. 17. 1.Now tap the Next button. 2. In the Server field type: Username: Your full JCU email address i.e. Password: Enter your normal JCU computer account password; and then tap Next. 3. Set the Mail, Contact and Calendar options to ON then tap SAVE. 4. If you must create a passcode, tap Continue and type a numeric passcode. Otherwise, do it later.
  18. 18. Final Steps: Now select the Fetch New Data option. Set the Push to OFF then select your JCU Email Account from the list. Then for the Fetch Schedule option choose Manual. Return to your main screen by pressing the Home Button.
  19. 19. Add LearnJCU to Your iPad2
  20. 20. 5. Once you are logged in, click on the relevant subject (e.g. SP93 Level 1) or a community. Then you will see what is on the next slide. jcXXXXXX
  21. 21. Your subjects Important messages, welcome & notices Introduction & instructions e.g. submitting assignments Notes, materials, subject outline, sample essay Class page & assessment details
  22. 22. You may also have access to Communities on learnJCU. For example, all ELPP students are automatically added to the ‘English Club’ Community page.
  23. 23. Switch on Automatic Notifications Click on “Edit Notification Settings”, then click on your course.
  24. 24. Switch on Automatic Notifications Click on Mobile & Email. This will send messages to your phone & your JCU email.
  25. 25. JCU Mobile App
  26. 26. Get an English Dictionary You need to purchase it.
  27. 27. Free On-line Dictionaries
  28. 28. You can now listen as you read. Look for the audio sticker on the book cover. Open your web browser and type Enter your JC number and email password. Choose the level (shown on the side of the book). Choose the title, and then listen live. Each track advances automatically. Due to copyright rules, downloading is not available. If you have any problems, report them using the built-in service.
  29. 29. iBooks is a great way to read and buy books. Download the free iBooks app from the App Store, and then get everything from classics to best sellers from the built-in iBookstore. Once you download a book, it’s displayed on your bookshelf.
  30. 30. Other Useful iPAD Apps & Websites for ELPP Course materials Flash browser Educational search Free books Note-taking Flashcards Drawing Mind maps Office programs Cloud storage Referencing Timetables Grammar help Listening help Presentations Dictionaries Portfolios QR Reader
  31. 31. View in Portrait or Landscape Mode Some Tips on Using the iPad2 To lock the screen in portrait or landscape orientation: Go to Settings > General, then tap Lock Rotation. Push the Side Switch towards the Volume buttons to lock.
  32. 32. Zoom In or Out
  33. 33. Take a photo of the screen. Press ‘Home’ and ‘Sleep/Wake’ at the same time.
  34. 34. Understanding Control Center You can access Control Center from anywhere in iOS—including the Lock screen. To access Control Center, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. To close Control Center, swipe down, tap the top of the screen, or press the Home button.
  35. 35. Prepared by Gregory Quinlivan, Language Support Teacher, AMK Campus of JCU Singapore
  36. 36. Reference List Apple Inc. (2011). iPad User Guide for iOS 4.3 Software. Manuals. Retrieved November 1, 2013, from James Cook University Australia (2013, July 15). Email Setup for Mobiles. Library and Computing Services. Retrieved November 1, 2013, from http://www- James Cook University Australia (2013, September 19). Mobile Apps for Study and Research. LibGuides. Retrieved November 1, 2013, from James Cook University Australia (2013). Using the iPad. Information Technology and Resources. Retrieved November 1, 2013, from Quinlivan, G. (2013). English Language Apps for Learning at University. Edshelf. Retrieved November 2, 2013, from university.