Huntington Summer 2017 Semester

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Calendar for Huntington Learning Center Courses

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The Computer

Windows : This course presents the various functions of Windows using Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest Operating System. You will learn the regular procedures that work with any version of Windows such as The Desktop, the Task Bar, the Start Screen, the Control Panel, file management, installing and removing programs (Apps), and searching. Using security and protection programs will be covered. While Windows 10 is the Operating System used, the concepts and instructions are appropriate for earlier versions of Windows. Read more . . .

File Management: Managing files is one of the most important tasks for personal computer users. Simply stated, if you can’t locate a file you can’t use it. You’ll learn how to create a filing system, how to create folders and how to navigate through the filing system that you designed. While Windows 10 is the Operating System used, the concepts and instructions are appropriate for earlier versions of Windows. Read more . . .

Computer Security: Whether you’re new to computers or an experienced user, this course is a must! Security becomes an issue as we use computers more and more. This course teaches simple ways of protecting your computers, networks, programs, and data. This two-part course covers Computer Security and Internet Security. Read more . . .

The Internet

Genealogy: Are you hitting a brick wall researching your ancestors? Take your searching to the next level. Learn how the professionals use Google for genealogical research. Investigate the wealth of information that can be obtained for naturalization and passport databases. See how to get clues to your ancestors from vital records and other lesser-known database collections.  Read more . . .

Master the Cloud: If your hard drive is filling up, you aren’t backing up all those great photos of your grandchildren, if you want to share files and photos with your friends and relatives, you need to learn about the cloud. You can do all these things and more for free. When you leave you will have a free Google Drive account with 15 GB of storage and have your smart phone photos backed up automatically. Read more . . .

Mobile Devices

Introduction to the iPad: You’ll learn about basic iPad settings and how to use your iPad for reading, writing and organizing email and text messaging, accessing the internet via its web browser, acquiring and reading e-books, and how to find and install third-party apps (including the camera and photo apps). In short, this course will teach you everything you need to know to be able to use this incredible device. Bring your iPad to class.) Read more . . .

Introduction to the iPhone: You’ll learn about iPhone settings and navigation, how to use the iPhone’s native apps, how to find and download third-party apps, how to use the iPhone camera, how to send email and text messages – and even how to make phone calls! You will also be introduced to listening to music on your phone and some basic uses of iCloud. In short, this course will teach you everything you need to know to be able to use this incredible device. (Bring your iPhone to class.) Read more . . .

iPhone and iPad: What’s Next?: You’ve learned the basics, now it’s time to have some fun! You’ll learn more of the native apps that make using the device fun and easy including Siri, the virtual assistant; about various apps for games and entertainment; all about iCloud, backup and sharing between devices; and Music, including streaming and radio apps.

In this course we will teach you everything you need to know to be able to take basic knowledge to bring your iPhone and/or iPad to the next level. It is highly recommended that you take the Intro to iPhone or Intro to iPad courses as a pre-requisite.(Bring your iPhone or iPad to class.) Read more . . .

Android Smartphone and Tablet: The only real difference between an Android phone and an Android tablet is that a phone can place and receive phone calls via the carrier’s network, and a tablet generally cannot.

In this course you’ll learn about settings, camera, email, web browsing, calendar, music and apps on your Android device. You’ll also learn how to customize it, send texts, and more. All these functions will help you make the most of your phone or tablet. (Bring your Android Smartphone and/or Tablet to class.) Read more . . .

Course fees are for the Huntington Learning Center. Prices vary by location. Please contact seniornet@fsl-li.org