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Pratt Institute to Offer Mac OS X Training

All-Day Intensive Seminars Introduce Students to New Macintosh Operating System (November 07, 2001)
The Center for Continuing and Professional Studies at Pratt Institute announced the first comprehensive training program on Mac OS X, the newest revolution in the world of Macintosh computing. A series of all-day intensive seminars will provide students with an opportunity to immerse themselves in the Mac OS X environment and learn the most important features of this recently released breakthrough operating system.

Each seminar will illustrate what makes OS X so different and explain the potential benefits and pitfalls to advanced users and beginners alike, including Mac enthusiasts, artists, designers, media creators, educators, IT professionals, project managers, and the general public.

The seminar draws upon the expertise of the staff and instructors at the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and offers a 1:1 computer-student ratio. Each program covers everything from OS X file system, the Quartz graphics layer, font management, and Classic environment to configuration, troubleshooting, and customization of the user interface and the Dock. The Center's instructors will also introduce students to UNIX and Darwin (the core of OS X) and discuss how OS X compares to OS 9.

The seminars will be held on Tuesday, November 13; Saturday, November 17; Tuesday, December 11; and Saturday, December 15, 2001; from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Pratt Manhattan, The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street at Houston. Tuition is $275, and there is a registration fee of $20.

Students can learn more about the seminar and register online at For more information, contact Center for Continuing and Professional Studies at (718) 636-3453 or

About the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies

The Center for Continuing and Professional Studies ( at Pratt Institute, with locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan, offers adult students opportunities to advance their careers by developing skills in art & design, computer technology and computer graphics.

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