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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229 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

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Monday Oct 7 - Monday Oct 28
2:30-4:30pm

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Monday 2:30-4:30pm
Oct 7 - Oct 28

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

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

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Wednesday Oct 16 - Wednesday Nov 6
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Oct 16 - Nov 6

224 Computer and Internet Safety

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

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Thursday Oct 17
2:30-4:30pm

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Thursday 2:30-4:30pm
Oct 17

244 What's New on Apple iPhones and iPads (iOS13/iPadOS)

Apple recently released a new operating system called iOS 13 and iPadOS. Learn about some of more widely used new features and changes. A must for anyone using an iPhone or iPad.
Prerequisite: iPhone and/or iPad (updated to iOS 13 or iPad OS is recommended)

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Friday Oct 18
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Oct 18

223 Using Gmail and 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

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Tuesday Oct 22 - Tuesday Oct 29
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Oct 22 - Oct 29

212 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

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Thursday Oct 24 - Thursday Nov 14
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday 9:30-11:30am
Oct 24 - Nov 14

226 Backup Your Computer

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

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Thursday Oct 24
2:30pm-4:30am

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Thursday 2:30pm-4:30am
Oct 24

228 Get to Know Genealogy Basics

Get started on documenting your family history in this 2-lesson class with step-by-step instructions. Learn to use the free FamilySearch.org web site to create your family tree and discover more about your family.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
2-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Friday Nov 1 - Friday Nov 8
9:30-11:30am

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Friday 9:30-11:30am
Nov 1 - Nov 8

213 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.
No Class 11/26
4-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Tuesday Nov 5 - Tuesday Dec 3
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Nov 5 - Dec 3

251 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.
No class on 11/26
4-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Tuesday Nov 12 - Tuesday Dec 10
2:30-4:30pm

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Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm
Nov 12 - Dec 10

221 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.
No Class 11/25
3-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Monday Nov 18 - Monday Dec 9
2:30-4:30pm

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Monday 2:30-4:30pm
Nov 18 - Dec 9

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

Get more proficient using your Android tablet or phone. 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.
No Class 11/27
Optional purchased text $15
4-Lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

For more information, contact: TechAge

Wednesday Nov 20 - Wednesday Dec 18
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Nov 20 - Dec 18

225 Computer and Internet Safety

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 Dec 10
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Dec 10

227 Backup Your Computer

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 Dec 17
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Dec 17