Adult

TechAge

TechAge is an all-volunteer run program that offers technology classes for adults, taught by adults.                                        Please note that the volunteers also maintain a separate TechAge website with additional information.

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330 Get to Know Your Android Phone or Tablet - The Basics

Get more comfortable using your Android phone or tablet. In this 4-lesson class you will learn to understand and enjoy your Android phone or tablet. Topics will include phone/tablet basics, customizing your device's screen, downloading apps, surfing the web, e-mail, photography and video, and more.
Prerequisite: Android Phone or Tablet with OS 4.0 or higher.
4-Lessons.
Includes purchased text.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Wednesday Jan 15 - Wednesday Feb 5
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Jan 15 - Feb 5

351 Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Contacts & Calendar

Integrate your iPhone or iPad into your daily life. "Get Organized" by learning how to manage your contacts and calendar. After this class you will be able to add and change information about the people in your life, add and change appointments to your calendar, be alerted to upcoming birthdays for your friends and family, and much more. Course taught using a device updated to Apple's newest operating system, but applicable to devices on older operating systems.
Prerequisite: Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Basics.
1-Lesson

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Friday Jan 31
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Jan 31

352 Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Mail & FaceTime

Integrate your iPhone or iPad into your daily life. "Stay in Touch" with family and friends by using both basic and some advanced email techniques and by making video calls. After this class you will be able professionally format the email text, insert photos in your emails, block email addresses, easily delete or move multiple emails, and much more.
Prerequisite: Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Basics. Apple iPhone or iPad updated to newest operating system.
2-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Friday Feb 7 - Friday Feb 14
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Feb 7 - Feb 14

322 Protect Yourself From Computer Scams & Viruses

Hackers want to steal your money and your personal information. In this class, you will learn about the threats on the Internet and in email and learn how to protect yourself. Course taught on a Windows computer, but applicable to any computer.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
1-Lesson

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Thursday Feb 13
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday 9:30-11:30am
Feb 13

324 Safeguard Your Computer Data

Hard drives fail, computers get hacked. We now store our family photos and other irreplaceable documents on our PCs. This class will show you how to protect your important files with simple backup techniques. Course taught on a Windows computer, but applicable to any computer.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
1-Lesson.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Thursday Feb 20
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday 9:30-11:30am
Feb 20

353 Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - There's an App for That

Access the "App Store" and learn how to find, install, and manage "apps" on your device. After this class, you will be able to safely download apps to your device, reposition app icons on your screen, group app icons, remove apps from your device, ensure apps are updated in a timely manner. Course taught using a device updated to Apple's newest operating system, but applicable to devices on older operating systems.
Prerequisite: Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Basics.
1-Lesson

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Friday Feb 21
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Feb 21

331 Get to Know Your Android Phone or Tablet - The Basics

Get more comfortable using your Android phone or tablet. In this 4-lesson class you will learn to understand and enjoy your Android phone or tablet. Topics will include phone/tablet basics, customizing your device's screen, downloading apps, surfing the web, e-mail, photography and video, and more.
Prerequisite: Android Phone or Tablet with OS 4.0 or higher.
4-Lessons.
Includes purchased text.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Wednesday Feb 26 - Wednesday Mar 18
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Feb 26 - Mar 18

327 Using Gmail & Google Apps

Experts say that Gmail is the best free email service. In this class, you will find out why Gmail is for you, how to switch to it, set up your account and use it. Already using Gmail? You'll learn how to take advantage of its many useful features. You will also learn to use many of the free Google Apps that come along with your Gmail account. Course taught on a Windows computer, but applicable to any computer.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
2-Lessons.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Tuesday Mar 3 - Tuesday Mar 10
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Mar 3 - Mar 10

312 Get Comfortable with Windows 10

New to Windows 10 or need a refresher? You will learn the essential skills to get the most from your computer. Learn how to use and customize the Start menu and Taskbar, use free word processing tools, and search using the Cortana voice assistant. Learn how to access the Internet and use email. Get familiar with standard apps on your computer and download others from the Microsoft App Store, and much more.
Prerequisite: Windows PC running Windows 10.
4-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Thursday Mar 5 - Thursday Mar 26
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday 9:30-11:30am
Mar 5 - Mar 26

321 Get Organized - File Management

Learn to organize your PC's "electronic filing cabinet", create an efficient filing system and save files and folders so you can find them later. You will also learn how to create, move, search for, delete and protect your files and folders and to organize your e-mails and Internet "Favorites". Course taught with Windows 10 but applicable to both Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
3-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Monday Mar 9 - Monday Mar 23
2:30-4:30pm

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Monday 2:30-4:30pm
Mar 9 - Mar 23

354 Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Taking & Organizing Photos/Videos

You'll learn to use your iPhone or iPad's built-in Camera and all the many controls to take better photos and videos. Using the standard Photos App, learn how to browse your photos/videos in several ways, organize them into albums, share them with friends and family. You will also learn about your options for storing your images and syncing them across devices.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad - Basics. Apple iPhone or iPad updated to newest operating system.
2-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Friday Mar 13 - Friday Mar 20
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Mar 13 - Mar 20

323 Protect Yourself From Computer Scams & Viruses

Hackers want to steal your money and your personal information. In this class, you will learn about the threats on the Internet and in email and learn how to protect yourself. Course taught on a Windows computer, but applicable to any computer.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
1- Lesson

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Tuesday Mar 24
2:30-4:30pm

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Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm
Mar 24

325 Safeguard Your Computer Data

Hard drives fail, computers get hacked. We now store our family photos and other irreplaceable documents on our PCs. This class will show you how to protect your important files with simple backup techniques. Course taught on a Windows computer, but applicable to any computer.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
1-Lesson.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Tuesday Mar 31
2:30-4:30pm

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Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm
Mar 31

355 Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Surf the Web Using Safari

This course introduces you to many of the features included in Safari, Apple's standard web browser. Learn how to search for and navigate to websites, manage multiple tabs, bookmarks, and many tips and tricks to improve your browsing experience. Course taught using a device updated to Apple's newest operating system, but applicable to devices on older operating systems.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad - Basics.
2-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Friday Apr 3 - Friday Apr 10
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Apr 3 - Apr 10

328 Using Microsoft Excel

Learn the basics of creating simple spreadsheets to organize, calculate and display data. These spreadsheets can be used to create and analyze household budgets, financial portfolios, address lists and endless other practical applications. Skills learned apply to all recent versions of Microsoft Excel. Course taught on a Windows computer, but applicable to any computer.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills. A USB flash drive is required for this class.
4-Lessons.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Monday Apr 6 - Monday Apr 27
2:30-4:30pm

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Monday 2:30-4:30pm
Apr 6 - Apr 27

313 Get Comfortable with Windows 10

New to Windows 10 or need a refresher? You will learn the essential skills to get the most from your computer. Learn how to use and customize the Start menu and Taskbar, use free word processing tools, and search using the Cortana voice assistant. Learn how to access the Internet and use email. Get familiar with standard apps on your computer and download others from the Microsoft App Store, and much more.
Prerequisite: Windows PC running Windows 10.
4-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Tuesday Apr 7 - Tuesday Apr 28
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Apr 7 - Apr 28

332 Get to Know Your Android Phone or Tablet - Beyond the Basics

Get more proficient using your Android phone or tablet. In this 4-lesson class you will learn more advanced skills including texting techniques, use of various maps apps, use of widgets, maintenance and file management, and more.
Prerequisite: Get to Know your Android Phone or Tablet – The Basics.
4-Lessons
Optional purchased text.

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Wednesday Apr 8 - Wednesday Apr 29
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Apr 8 - Apr 29

340 Enhance Photos on Your Smart Phone or Tablet

Learn to use a powerful, free photo editor, SNAPSEED, to enhance photos on your smart phone or tablet. For both Apple and non-Apple mobile devices. Students will download the SNAPSEED app to their mobile device(s) prior to class. You will be working with photos selected by the instructor and your own photos.
Prerequisite: Smart phone or tablet. Basic knowledge of your mobile device.
4-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Tuesday Apr 14 - Tuesday May 5
2-4pm

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Tuesday 2-4pm
Apr 14 - May 5

356 Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Messages

This course introduces you to many of the features included in Messages, Apple's standard texting tool. Learn how to text with special effects, photos, emojis, images and much more. Course taught using a device updated to Apple's newest operating system, but applicable to devices on older operating systems.
Prerequisite: Get to Know Your iPhone or iPad - Basics.
1-Lesson

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Friday Apr 17
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Apr 17