Employment for Seniors – Computer Training


The levels/content areas are:

   •   Introduction to Computers
   •   Word Processing – Beginning
   •   Word Processing – Intermediate
   •   Data Management
   •   Working with Photos
   •   Working with Videos
   •   Using the Internet and Internet safety

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

9797   1p–2:50p   Thu   1227 #208   Hanne Espinosa-Frech

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

9798   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

This class is for those new to using a computer or those needing a refresher class.

9819   9a-10:50a   Tue   1227 #208   Judy Blits

9820   11a-12:50p   Tue   1227 #208   Antoinette Simmonds

OCC E01   Word Processing – Beginning

9799   9a-10:50a   Mon   1227 #208   Antoinette Simmonds

9819   9a-10:50p   Tue   1227 #208   Judy Blits

9801   11a-12:50p   Fri   1227 #208   Hanne Espinosa-Frech

OCC E01   Word Processing – Intermediate

9800   11a-12:50p   Mon   1227 #208   Antoinette Simmonds

9802   1p-2:50p   Mon   1227 #208   Ken Buckner

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 demanding than courses for the beginner.

OCC E10   Using Data Files for Older Adults

Microsoft Excel – Learn how to use tables and spreadsheets.

9804   3p–4:50p   Tue   1227 #208   Ken Buckner

Learn how to edit effects for text, shapes and pictures with ease. Turn text and graphics into published material.

Microsoft PowerPoint Learn to create presentations that will keep your audience engaged and interested.

9803   11a–12:50p   Wed   1227 #208   Ken Buckner

Beginning PowerPoint. Learn how to create and share dynamic presentations with your audience. Tell a crisp, cinematic story that is as easy to create as it is powerful to watch. For personal or professional presentations

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.

9805   11a-12:50p   Thu   1227 #208   Hanne Espinosa-Frech

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

PHOTO E10   Creating Digital Photos for Older Adults

Please contact instructor for more information. These are computer based classes.

9807   9a-10:50a   Wed   12227 #208   Ken Buckner

Beginning Photography – Designed for the digital photographer novice, taking pictures, transferring them to your computer, beginning cropping, editing and color corrections using Photoshop Elements 10.0. For the beginner. Buckner_Kenneth@smc.edu

9809   3p–4:50p   Mon   1227 #208   Ken Buckner

Designed for the digital photographer novice, taking pictures, transferring them to your computer, beginning cropping, editing and color corrections using Photoshop Elements. Intermediate level. Buckner_Kenneth@smc.edu

9808   9a–10:50a   Fri   1227 #208   Hanne Espinosa–Frech

Learn about videos. Use Adobe Premiere to create simple videos. Knowledge and use of Photoshop Elements experience is recommended. Intermediate level. Espinosa-Frech_Hanne@smc.edu

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