Senior Computer Classes

Last updated 4/15/2014

Level 0            Introductory courses for the novice and those who need to understand basics.
Level 1            For those who understand basic computer concepts and terminology.
Level 2            For more experienced students who want to expand their knowledge and computer skill

Getting Started with Your Computer
Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck
Level 0 – If you own a computer or are considering purchasing one, this class will provide you with some beginner basics. You will learn basic terminology, hardware vs. software and the components of a computer. You will turn on and shut down the computer, learn about various storage devices and media, as well as practice operating the mouse. Become familiar with the keyboard and get acquainted with the Windows concept. You will use the Start menu, open a program, create your own poster and print it to take home.

Windows 7
2 Mondays        May 12-19                     12:15-2:15 p.m.
CRN 50386      Outreach-Rm. 402      Fee $29

Facebook for Seniors
Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck
Level 1 – Connect to the world through Facebook. Find friends and relatives, join interest groups and more. Send messages and write on your friends’ “timelines.” View your friends’ photos and videos as well as upload your own. You will have the opportunity to set up a free Facebook account in class and learn how to secure it with the proper privacy settings. If you have an email account, please bring to class your email address and password to access your web mail.

3 Mondays       May 12-June 2             8:45-10:45 a.m.
CRN 50387      BHC ALC-Rm. 112      Fee $43
(No class May 26)

Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck
What’s all the talk about Pinterest? This class will show you why there are more than 50 million users. Pinterest is a tool for collecting and organizing the things that interest and inspire you. You can easily organize information and photos of ideas for events, crafts, home decorating, fashion, hobbies, travel, recipes and more. Learn how to “pin” items to the “boards” you create. Join us and spark your creativity!

1 Monday         June 2                             12:15-2:15 p.m.
CRN 50388      Outreach-Rm. 402      Fee $18