Seniors & Technology Classes

WORKING WITH WINDOWS 10

“Have you recently purchased a new computer running Windows 10? Has your older computer updated itself to the newer Windows 10? Is Windows 10 standing between you and using your computer? This “Working with Windows 10 “ computer course is now open for registration. Whether this is your first time owning a computer, or if you are familiar with the previous versions of Windows and need a hand with the new one, this course is here to help you to become competent and confident. Sign up today to learn all of the following: Safely booting up and shutting down; Accessing the internet; Installing programs and games; Communicating though Email, Skype, etc.; Writing documents and saving files; Accessing entertainment; Online best practices & more!

When:
Mondays & Wednesdays, September 11 – 27
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$35 LSCO M; $50 NM
Instructor:
Peter Harris
Register by:
Thursday, September 7

COMPUTER BASICS

This course is designed for the beginner who wants to learn the basics of a computer using Windows as their operating system. We will cover the components of the computer: hardware and software and how they work, handling the mouse, keyboard and function keys, become familiar with the desktop, typing and saving a document, how to do a search and printing the information. Helpers and handouts will be available.

When:
Wednesdays & Fridays, October 4 – 20
Time:
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Fee:
$30 LSCO M; $50 NM
Instructor:
Vivian Hnatiuk
Register by:
Friday, September 29

FACEBOOK & SOCIAL NETWORKING

This 4 day course focuses primarily on Facebook with some discussion on other ways to use social networking (Pinterest, Instagram). You will be shown how to set up Facebook, set up your profile, find and add friends, how to make sense of privacy options, what to avoid, much more. Bring your own laptop or iPad.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 19 – 28
Time:
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Fee:
$36 LSCO M; $54 NM
Instructor:
Rod Henriquez
Register by:
Friday, September 15

SEARCH ENGINES: WHAT ARE THEY?

A search engine is really a general class of programs however; the term is often used to specifically describe systems like Google, Bing, Yahoo that enables users to search for documents on the World Wide Web. If you would like to learn which one might be the best for you to use, what to avoid, etc. register for this class. Bring your own laptop or iPad.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 3 – 19
Time:
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Fee:
$20 LSCO M; $30 NM
Instructor:
Rod Henriquez
Register by:
Friday, September 29

iPHONES & ANDROID PHONES

If you need a little more information for using your iPhone or Android Smartphone these 2 hour sessions will helpful. Space is limited, register early! Instructor is Peter Harris.

iPhone

When:
Wednesday, October 4
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$10 LSCO M; $20 NM
Register by:
Friday, September 30

Android

When:
Wednesday, October 11
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fee:
$10 LSCO M; $20 NM
Register by:
Friday, October 6

INTRODUCTION TO YOUR iPAD

If you need some assistance to learn how to connect to the Internet, find and install a variety of “Apps” this class is for you. You must own an iPad to register. Bring it fully charged each day. It is expected that participants registering will have different skills and knowledge therefore you are encouraged to bring a list of things you would like to learn.

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 24 – November 9
Time:
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Fee:
$40 LSCO M; $60 NM
Instructor:
Rod Henriquez
Register by:
Friday, October 20