There are quite a few openings in the Spring 2013 Computer Classes for citizens who are 55 and over at Calendar House.
The Computer Learning Center has openings the following classes which start in the week of February 18, 2013.
Second and final registration for these classes will be held in the Perry Room at Calendar House next Monday, February 4, 2013 between the hours of 9:00 and 10:00 am. Doors open at 8:30 am.
Tuition fee for each course is $25.00. There are no annual dues or other expenses. Exception: The tuition fee for the Computer Basics for Beginners course
Courses with openings include:
COMPUTER BASICS FOR BEGINNERS: We have four openings in this four-week course for those with little or no computer experience. An op-portunity to explore your interest in learning to use computers. Introduces the student to the parts of a computer you need to know: the screen, mouse, keyboard, CPU & printer; and the elements and advantages of using a computer. Thurs., Mar. 21st to Apr. 11th, 9 to 11am.The tuition for this course only is $5.00. Instructor: Neil Kucinkas.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS: We have two openings in this 8-week course for students who’ve had Computer Basics for Beginners and are comfortable with the mouse, keyboard and are ready to move to the next level. Course builds a foundation for more advanced courses by providing instruction in the elements of computers, how to (1) create and manage files and fold-ers; (2) create, edit, cut, copy, paste and save word processing documents; (3) a tour of the Internet; and (4) a starter introduction to e-mail including compose, send, reply, forward, attachments, and more.Schedule: Tues., Feb. 19 - Apr. 9th, 9 to 11:00 am Instructor: Mark White.
LIFE MATTERS ON LINE: We have five openings in this recently introduced six-week course which will take you online to explore 6 topics: Networking Matters, Health Matters, Money Matters, Technology Matters, Security Matters, and Leisure Time Matters. It will be a combination of fact presentation, searching the net, and sharing your own expertise with the class. We will navigate to various web sites to get up-to-date information on the latest technological gadgets, the most popular networking sites such as Facebook, and proven ways to deal with security at home and on the computer. Health issues will be explored, as well as common- sense financial planning, and use of leisure time. Join us for this new adventure into the world oftechnology! Tues., Feb. 19 thru Mar. 26, 1 - 3pm Instructor: Linda Tourtellotte.
MANAGING WINDOWS 7 FILES AND FOLDERS: There are eight openings in this six-week course that will help you organize the files, folders, and photos on your computer, both on Windows 7 and XP. You will learn how to create new files and folders, as well as find, move, copy, rename, and delete them, in order to stay organized. You will place related files and folders into new folders, as well as type short documents, find info on line, and save this info on your hard and flash drives.Fri., Feb. 15 thru Mar. 22, 9-11:00am Instructor: Linda Tourtelotte.
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS: There are nine openings in this eight-week course which will cover how a camera works, selection of a digital cam-era, photo composition, and photo processing using Google’s photo editing tool (Picasa, which is free). It will include one field trip. It requires that the participant be familiar with the computer and the internet.Thurs., Feb. 21 - Apr. 11, 1 - 3pm Instructor: Peter Freeman.
For more information link to Calendar House Computer Learning Center.