Are at Least Age 55? If So, You Have a Few More Days to Register for a Computer Class at Calendar House

Seniors have a few days left to register for spring computer classes starting Feb. 18, 2013

A few seats remain open in some computer classes in the spring session beginning February 18, 2013.

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn something about computer or sharpen your skills in areas where you need improvement.

Classes open include:

  • Two openings in Computer Basics for Beginners. See course descriptions below. 
  • One opening in Life Matters On Line.
  • Four openings in Managing Windows 7 - Files & Folders Management
  • Six openings in Digital Photography BaSICS

Adults 55 and over may register in the Computer Lab at Calendar House at 388 Pleasant Street, Southington on Wednesday, February 6th and 13th from 1 to 3 pm or on Monday, February 11th from 9 to 11 am.

Course description details, dates and times of classes are provided below. 

COMPUTER BASICS FOR BEGINNERS: This four-week course is for those with little or no computer experience who want to explore their 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.

Tuition fee is $25.00 for all other courses. There are no other expenses.

LIFE MATTERS ON LINE: A 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: A 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, 9-11:00 am Instructor: Linda Tourtelotte.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS:  A digital camera eye-opening eight-week course which will cover how a camera works, selection of a digital camera, 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, come in and talk to us on Monday, Feb. 11th from 9 am to 11 am or on Wednesdays, Feb. 6th and 13th from 1 to 3 pm.  At the same time you may register for a class should you decide to take one.

For more information link to Calendar House Computer Learning Center.

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