Employment for Seniors – Computer Training

The levels/content areas are:

        Introduction to Computers;
        Word Processing – Beginning;
        Word Processing – Intermediate;
        Data Management;
        Working with Photos;
        Using the Internet.

Put “ALT” by second or third choice for a chance to be enrolled in at least one. Students will learn how to use computers confidently, and become familiar with basic concepts, terms and skills related to the Microsoft Windows Operating System and other software programs. Bring a flash drive to class. Depending upon the instructor, a textbook may be used for this course. Your instructor will provide details.

OCC E00 Instructional Lab

9820    1:30p–3:20p    Thu    1227 #208    Steve Strate

Instructional Lab: Introduction to Computers is required prior to enrolling in this section. This special lab is supplemental tutorial support via review and practice of the skills learned in a concurrent EC computer class. You must be enrolled in an EC computer section to attend.

OCC E00 Computer Mini-Lab

open lab for EC students only

9821    See posted schedule    Mon-Fri    1227 #209    Volunteers

Open Lab: This lab is available to current Emeritus students. Computer students have priority. Present your bursar’s receipt to validate your enrollment. The 5–station lab is open subject to volunteer availability.

OCC E00 Introduction to Computers

Learn about hardware, software, keyboard keys, the mouse and open documents and folders.

9818    11a-12:50p    Thu    1227 #208    Steve Strate

9819    1p-2:50p    Fri    1227 #208    Steve Strate

OCC E01 Word Processing – Beginning

9822    9a-10:50a    Mon    1227 #208   Judy Blits

9823    9a-10:50a    Thu    1227 #208    Judy Blits

9826    11a-12:50p    Fri    1227 #208     Hanne Espinosa-Frech

OCC E01 Word Processing – Intermediate

Microsoft Word, for the intermediate user. If you know how to type, format Bold, insert Tables and other basic editing steps, and want more, then this is the class for you. It’s more complete and challenging than courses for the beginner.

9824    11a-12:50p    Mon    1227 #208   Judy Blits

9825    11a-12:50p    Tue    1227 #208   Hanne Espinosa-Frech

9827    1p-2:50p    Mon    1227 #208    Ken Buckner

OCC E10 Using Data Files for Older Adults

Microsoft Excel. Some experience with Microsoft Office is recommended. Perform calculations, analyze information and visualize datat in spreadsheets

9828    3p–4:50p    Tue    1227 #208    Ken Buckner

OCC E20 Using the Internet Safely for Older Adults

Make the most of the Internet. Learn about e-mail, Internet security, identity theft and Web resources, viruses, firewalls, and system protection.

9829    9a-10:50a    Tue    1227 #208    Judy Blits

Living On-Line. Key concepts, tools and techniques for independent and self-confident learning on computers. Topics include researching and reading current, relevant subject matter and communicating and sharing with others on-line.

9830    11a–12:50p    Wed    1227 #208    Ken Buckner

Introduction to the Internet – Learn the secrets of safely searching for information on the Internet, and sending and receiving emails, or attaching and sending pictures to friends and family

9831    3p-4:50p    Fri    1227 #208    Steve Strate

Develop confidence using the internet. Learn how to safely use email and surf the internet. Build your skills and understanding of the computer

PHOTO E00, Photography - Learn to use a camera

9832    9a-10:50a    Tue    1227 #107    Gerald Schneir

Introduction to digital photography for students with some digital camera experience and those interested in free photo editing programs such as Picasa and FastStone. Bring your camera, manuals and laptop if you have one.

PHOTO E10 Creating Digital Photos for Older Adults

For the beginner

9833    9a-10:50a    Wed    12227 #208    Ken Buckner

Beginning Photography – Designed for the digital photographer initiate, taking pictures, transferring them to your computer, beginning cropping, editing and color corrections using Photoshop Elements 10.0.

PHOTO E10 Creating Digital Photos for Older Adults

9834    9a–10:50a    Fri    1227 #208    Hanne Espinosa–Frech

Designed for the digital photographer initiate, taking pictures, transferring them to your computer, beginning cropping, editing and color corrections using Photoshop Elements. Please contact instructor for more information espinosa-frech_hanne@smc.edu

9835    1p–2:50p    Tue    1227 #208    Hanne Espinosa–Frech

Learn about videos. Use Adobe Premiere to create simple videos. Knowledge and use of Photoshop Elements experience is recommended.

9836    3p–4:50p    Mon    1227 #208    Ken Buckner

Photoshop – Getting better at taking pictures and editing them using Photoshop Elements 10.0. Some experience required.

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