Computer Training


Do more with your Android smartphone! Learn how to get the most from your phone's camera and photos, contacts, calendar and apps. Better internet browsing is right at your fingertips! If your phone runs on the Android operating system and is three years old or less, this class is for you. Bring your phone for hands-on practice and to apply what you learn.

SKILL LEVEL A & B course.

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So you have been using MS Word for a while: ready to take advantage of Word's more advanced features to make your manuscript, novel or textbook print-ready? Learn how to use templates, navigate the design ribbon and Word's built-in themes and master section breaks, pagination, headers and footers. Create a table of contents! We will cover inserting, resizing, cropping, compressing and adding captions to photos in your documents and much more. SKILL LEVEL B & C
Harness the powerful capabilities of your Mac computer and the High Sierra operating system in this second of two basic courses. Delve more deeply into essential, built-in applications such as Contacts, Mail, Messages, Safari, Siri, Calendar, Photos and Preview. We will continue exploring System Preferences and iCloud to build on the features highlighted in the macOS for Beginners course. You should have taken that course or have equivalent experience.

SKILL LEVEL B & C

Need friendly, one-on-one help or advice on your technology? Bring in your smartphone, tablet (Apple/Android), or your laptop (Mac/Windows), and give our friendly tech instructors a chance to assess the issue, help you resolve it and even show you a few things about your device. We'll schedule a one-hour appointment with you where we provide simple coaching on one device or a specific application, or help you resolve those burning "why does that happen when I do this" conundrums. We will not be repairing or setting up devices. ALL SKILL LEVELS
Some baby boomers may feel challenged by the increasing complexity of their smartphones. Android is powerful and flexible, giving us much to learn about the wide range of Samsung phone features and applications. We'll start with the basics, an overview of Contacts, Calendar, Gmail, Bixby and Phone. Learn about apps for travel, education, reading, security, music, banking, investing, photography and more! Bring your current Samsung Galaxy phone (no more than 3 years old).

SKILL LEVEL A & B course.

Computers are now ubiquitous and we take them for granted. However, most of us can remember the time when "computers" were people using slide rules or behemoths that took up entire rooms and required special power and cooling. Let's talk about the computer revolution, starting with the earliest calculating devices to the "internet of things," self-driving cars, and quantum computing. ALL SKILL LEVELS

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Managing our passwords has become a major challenge. Choosing strong passwords and updating them regularly is one of the easiest steps you can take to avoid unauthorized purchases or identity theft. We will discuss how to make strong passwords that are resistant to hacking yet easy to remember. In the second half of the class, we will discuss shoring up our digital defenses with password manager software and try out a popular one called LastPass. OLLI's lab computers will be used in this course.SKILL LEVEL B

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This class is for beginning students who have Windows 10 on their home computers. Step-by-step instructions and hands-on practice introduce new users to a computer, its keyboard, mouse and the Windows 10 operating system. Use of simple programs and guided Internet practice will build confidence as well as skills. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be prepared for Windows 10 Personal Computing for Intermediate Users. OLLI's lab computers are used in this course.SKILL LEVEL A

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Upgrade your previous Windows experience to get the most out of the Windows 10 operating system. Reacquaint yourself with Settings, the navigation pane, meet Cortana and the new Edge browser. Learn about newer features, such as the expanded Windows ribbons and apps and how to customize your PC. Conduct routine maintenance with disk cleanup and defragmentation. You will be working on OLLI's lab computers in this course.

SKILL LEVEL B