TechAge

Adult

TechAge

TechAge is an all-volunteer program of the JCC of Greater Rochester and offers technology classes for adults, taught by adults.

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411 & 111 Windows 10 - The Basics

New to Windows 10 or need a refresher? You'll learn the essential skills you need to get the most from your PC. How to use and customize the Start menu, use free word processing tools, search using Cortana voice search, manage your files, use the Internet, download and use Apps from the App Store, and more.
Prerequisite: Windows PC running Windows 10. Includes purchased text.

4 lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Thursday Jul 11 - Thursday Aug 1
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday 9:30-11:30am
Jul 11 - Aug 1

430 & 131 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

Sec. 430, Tuesdays, 5/7, 5/14, 9:30 - 11:30 am
Sec. 131, Tuesdays, 8/6, 8/13, 9:30 - 11:30 am

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Tuesday Aug 6 - Tuesday Aug 13
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Aug 6 - Aug 13

112 Windows 10 - The Applications

This class builds on the skills taught in "Get to Know Windows 10- the Basics". You will learn to safely use your PC with popular Apps to access news, information and entertainment, use the Internet and email, work with photos and backup your computer and files.
Prerequisite: "Get to Know Windows 10- The Basics" or equivalent. Optional purchased text.
4 lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Thursday May 30 - Thursday Jun 20
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday Aug 8 - Thursday Aug 29
9:30-11:30am

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Thursday 9:30-11:30am
May 30 - Jun 20
Aug 8 - Aug 29

133 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

Sec. 434, Thursday, 5/30, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Sec. 133, Thursday, 8/1, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Thursday Aug 1
2:30pm-4:30am

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Thursday 2:30pm-4:30am
Aug 1

422 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 Jun 3 - Monday Jun 24
2:30-4:30pm

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Monday 2:30-4:30pm
Jun 3 - Jun 24

451 iPad OR iPhone - Daily Life Basics

Integrate your iPad or iPhone into your daily life. "Get Organized" by learning how to manage your contacts and calendar. "Stay in Touch" with family and friends by using both basic and some advanced email techniques and by making video calls.
Prerequisite: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone - Intro.
3 lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Friday Jun 14 - Friday Jun 28
2-4pm

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Friday 2-4pm
Jun 14 - Jun 28

435 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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Tuesday Jun 25
9:30-11:30am

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Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Jun 25

130 - 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

Sec. 130, Tuesdays, 7/9, 7/16, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Tuesday Jul 9 - Tuesday Jul 16
2:30-4:30pm

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Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm
Jul 9 - Jul 16

141 iPad or iPhone - 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.
Prerequisite: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone - Intro.
2 lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Wednesday Jul 10 - Wednesday Jul 17
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Jul 10 - Jul 17

142 iPad or iPhone - Tips & Tricks

This course presents useful "tips & tricks" to make your device easier to use and more useful to you. Learn about several cool features and shortcuts you didn't know existed.
Prerequisite: Get to Know your iPhone or iPad - Intro.
1 lesson

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Wednesday Jul 24
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Jul 24

132 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

Sec. 432, Thursday, 5/23, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Sec. 132, Thursday, 7/25, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Thursday Jul 25
2:30-4:30pm

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Thursday 2:30-4:30pm
Jul 25

140 iPad OR iPhone - Intro

Get comfortable using your iPad or iPhone. You will learn iPad and iPhone basics, including how to join a wireless network, use the onscreen keyboard, and much more. Access the "App Store" and learn how to find, install, and manage "apps" on your device.
Prerequisite: iPad tablet or iPhone.
2 lessons

Instructor: TechAge Volunteer

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Wednesday Aug 14 - Wednesday Aug 21
2-4pm

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Wednesday 2-4pm
Aug 14 - Aug 21