Huntington Summer 2018 Semester

Calendar
Calendar for Huntington Learning Center Courses
Teachers will notify their students of any changes.

 

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Introductory Course

Introduction to Computers: At the start, we expect that you know little, if anything, about computers. By semester end, you will be able to start the computer; use the computer to create documents and e-mail; “surf” the internet to bank, buy, or research; run programs; organize data; and, at day’s end, properly shut down the computer. Knowledge of these basic functions is a prerequisite for all other computer-based classes. Read more . . .

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 Window Read more . . .

All Internet classes are appropriate for PC and Mac users.

Genealogy: Has researching your ancestors become a frustrating chore? Apply the same techniques used by the professional genealogists. See how to extract clues from old newspapers and other less known databases. Learn how to access the world’s largest genealogical data collection for free. See how to make use of lesser known websites and state archives. Become familiar with some of the free genealogical web sites. There is no requirement of any prior genealogical experience. Read more . . .

Master the Cloud: You need to learn about the “CLOUD” if your hard drive is filling up, you aren’t backing up all those great photos of your grandchildren, and if you want to share files and photos with your friends and relatives. 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 an unlimited number of photos on your computer, smartphone and tablet backed up automatically. In addition, you will learn how to automatically synchronize your calendar and contacts on all your devices, and even get a second phone number that rings on your cell phone and home phone all for FREE. (Students should to bring their own laptops, tablets and smart phones, if they have any, or you can use our computers.) Read more . . .

Mobile Devices

Add Music to your iPhone or iPad for FREE: Music lovers, learn how to copy music from your CD collection to your iPad or iPhone using FREE iTunes software. Since you already own the CDs, why pay for your music a second time in order to download it to your device from Apple’s store? This course takes you step-by-step through using Apple’s iTunes on a PC or Mac to copying your music to your device for portable listening. An extra benefit is that the music can become part of your collection on your PC or Mac, so you can listen to it whenever you use the computer.
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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 messages, 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). You will also be introduced to listening to music 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 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 and podcasts 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 . . .

Android Phone and Tablet CANCELLED

Video
All Video classes are appropriate for PC and Mac users.

Streaming Video: There is a whole world of entertainment and educational media available to you beyond what is offered to you by your regular TV service provider. In this 2-session course you will learn about the different ways to stream video and access these sources either on your TV, tablet, computer or phone. You will learn what hardware (Roku, Chromecast, etc.) and/or software you’ll need, and how to set them up. You’ll also learn how to “Cut the Cord” and the many ways to stream video without paying your cable company for TV. Read more . . .

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