The March schedule for classes presented by Hot Springs Tech Learning Center has been confirmed. They are as follows:
Windows 10 Basics will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 5, 12, 19 and 26. A home computer is not required to enroll in this course, however, having a computer is highly recommended, as it will enhance ones ability to practice the skills learned in the classroom. Topics covered include: parts of the computer, review of mouse usage, turn computer on/off, taskbar, start menu, desktop icons. WordPad will be used to give the student basics of word processing: tabs/groups, cut/paste/copy, formatting, backspace/delete, selecting text, printing, save/save as. Introduction to internet and email will be included.
Windows 10 Level one will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 7, 14, 21 and 28. Students should have a proficiency of the keyboard, mouse skills and reasonable computer knowledge to register for this course. Students will learn how to navigate through Windows 10, learn use of tiles, change basic settings, use File Explorer to organize files and folders; use flash drives. The new Microsoft Edge browser will be covered (favorites, reading list, setting start pages). Email choices available in Windows 10 will be discussed (Mail, webmail, Windows Live Mail). Pre-requisite: Windows 10 Basics
The File Management workshop, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon March 8, introduces basic ways to set up, organize and manage files on the computer. It is appropriate for users of all Windows systems. This is a hands-on workshop and students will use the Windows 10 operating system.
A YouTube workshop will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 8. It will teach the student search techniques to find entertainment and how-to instructional videos that have been posted on YouTube.
Introduction to Computers workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon March 9 for the purpose of preparing students for other computer classes. No prior knowledge is required. Topics to be covered: turn on/off computer; mouse usage (left and right buttons); cut/copy/paste using WordPad; files/folders (create, save, delete).
A Dropbox workshop will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 9. Having troubles sending files? Or do you have no space in your computer to keep your files, pictures and memories? There's an app to help with that. Dropbox is an app where a person can save files, pictures and videos on a cloud, where they can access them at any time they want. Also can share with friends and family.
An Android Phone workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon March 12. It will cover how to use features on Android phones. Features will include accessing the Internet and email, installing apps, using the camera, sending pictures from the camera, using calendar, alarm clock, how to connect to WiFi networks. Students should bring their own Android phone
The Maintaining Your Computer workshop, held from 1-3 p.m. March 13, will cover the tasks that need to be done routinely to keep the computer running efficiently. These tasks are disk cleanup, check and defragmenter, malware/spyware scans, virus scans. The Windows 10 operating system will be used.
An iPhone workshop will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 15. It will cover how to use features on the iPhone, including accessing the internet and email, installing apps, using the camera, sending pictures from the camera, using calendar, alarm clock, how to connect to WiFi networks. Students should bring their own iPhone.
A Google Drive workshop will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 29. It will teach students how to use Google Drive for cloud photo storage, and Google Docs for creating text documents, along with how to access them from any device.
One-on-One Help sessions will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 22 to help on a topic that no workshop/class offers, and help the student register on a topic of their choice. They will be matched with a staff member who can provide them with help. Bring questions to these sessions.
All classes will be held at the Learning Center at 1662 Higdon Ferry Road, Doctor's Building, Suite 120. Register on line at http://hstechlc.com or call Dot Brumley at 501-844-6473. Directions, more information and a listing of monthly schedules may be obtained from the website.Society on 02/25/2018
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