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Computer Savvy Seniors 2022 Course List

July

Introduction to Facebook

Wednesday July 6 2022 10am – 12pm 

Facebook is a popular social media platform for Southern Gulf Island residents. Learn how to make a post and navigate Facebook groups and events.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

Introduction to Instagram

Wednesday July 13 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn the basics of the popular social media platform Instagram in this two hour online course.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

Video Editing for iPhone

Wednesday July 20 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn the basics of editing videos you have taken with your iPhone.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

Beginner’s Excel

Wednesday July 27 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn basic accounting with Excel in this two hour online course.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Rena Graham

June

Get Started With Spotify

Wednesday June 1 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn to navigate the app on your phone, tablet or computer, find the music/podcasts you are looking for and curate a personal library of playlists.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

File Management

Wednesday June 8 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn to easily keep track of all your computer files.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Rena Graham

TWO PART COURSE: Build an Online Art Website

Wednesdays June 15 & 22 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn how to build a website to show off your art using Wix. This course is two sessions.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

Have Fun With Family & Friends on Zoom!

Wednesday June 29 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn how to have fun and play games with your family and friends on Zoom.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Charlene Dishaw

May

Excel Level 2: Beyond the Basics

Wednesday May 4 2022 10am – 12pm 

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Rena Graham

Introduction to YouTube

Wednesday May 11 2022 10am – 12pm 

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

Instagram Level 2: Stories & Reels

Wednesday May 18 2022 10am – 12pm 

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

Introduction to Google Slides

Wednesday May 25 2022 10am – 12pm 

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

April

Video Editing for iPhone

Wednesday April 6 2022 10am – 12pm 

How To Edit Videos on Your iPhone:
• Download iMovie
• Trim clips
• Arrange Clips
• Split Clips
• Transitions
• Share Video on Social Media

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

iPhone & iPad Q&A

Wednesday April 13 2022 10am – 12pm 

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

Intro to Instagram

Wednesday April 20 2022 10am – 12pm 

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

How to Find Podcasts You’ll Love

Wednesday April 27 2022 10am – 12pm 

• Searching Time Magazine’s top 50 podcasts
• Searching Google
• Searching Spotify
• Searching Apple
• Searching Facebook

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

March

How to Find Podcasts You’ll Love

Wednesday March 2 2022 10am – 12pm 

• Searching Time Magazine’s top 50 podcasts
• Searching Google
• Searching Spotify
• Searching Apple
• Searching Facebook

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

TWO PART COURSE: How to Create a Professional Website 

Wednesdays March 9 & 16 2022 10am – 12pm 

• Strategize your brand
• Approach the design
• Prioritize usability
• Prepare for search engines
• Professionalize your site
• Optimize for mobile
• Create compelling content
• Maintain your site

Two Part Course • Zoom • Hosted by Misha Kleider

Excel Spreadsheets: Keeping it Simple for Household and Small Business

Wednesday March 23 2022 10am – 12pm 

In this class, we’ll explore ways to organize information and use Excel for general accounting purposes.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Rena Graham

File Management for Mac

Wednesday March 30 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn to easily keep track of all your computer files. We will be:

  • Finding the right amount of folders
  • Naming them so you can easily find them
  • Figuring out what can be archived
  • Storing and finding your documents and photos

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

February

Getting Started with Spotify

Wednesday February 2 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn to use Spotify, an incredible catalogue of music and podcasts from all over the world. The Spotify app is available for your computer, smartphone, or tablet. You’ll learn to navigate the Spotify app, find the music/podcasts you are looking for, curate a personal library and create playlists.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

Beginner’s Excel for Basic Accounting

Wednesday February 9 2022 10am – 12pm 

EXCEL SPREADSHEETS: Keeping it Simple for Household or Small Businesses

In this class, we’ll explore ways to organize information and use Excel for general accounting purposes.

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Rena Graham

Using Your Mac Computer

Wednesday February 16 2022 10am – 12pm 

For those who feel they’re perpetually up against a learning curve with their Mac. We’ll look at common issues and go over the corresponding how-to’s, including:

  • Copy+Paste
  • find, move or rename files
  • minimize or expand windows
  • finding things when you think they’ve disappeared!

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Sidra Treall

iPhone & iPad Q&A

Wednesday February 23 2022 10am – 12pm 

Bring all your questions and we’ll troubleshoot together! Your gadget works for you… most of the time. But you sense there’s more you could be doing with it, and it feels like navigating a maze. The Apple people can be helpful for solving bigger problems— but little things fall into the cracks of frustration, so you mostly stick to what you know. In this workshop, we dive bravely into that exploratory realm.

January

Fun Projects With Your Photos

Wednesday January 12 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn how to turn your photos into works of art and fun keepsakes!

File Management

Wednesday January 19 2022 10am – 12pm 

Learn to easily keep track of all your computer files. We will be:

  • Finding the right amount of folders
  • Naming them so you can easily find them
  • Figuring out what can be archived
  • Discussing 4 uses for external hard drives
  • Saving important emails
  • And…talking about password protectors!

2hrs • Zoom • Hosted by Rena Graham

iPhone & iPad Tips & Tricks – Personalized!

Wednesday January 26 2022 10am – 12pm 

Bring all your questions and we’ll troubleshoot together! Your gadget works for you… most of the time. But you sense there’s more you could be doing with it, and it feels like navigating a maze. The Apple people can be helpful for solving bigger problems— but little things fall into the cracks of frustration, so you mostly stick to what you know. In this workshop, we dive bravely into that exploratory realm.