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with Donna Walker James
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English Conversation (Monday 1 - 2:00 pm)
with Maggie Hartman
Conversational English (need to understand spoken English)
If you can understand English enough to participate in a Zoom meeting, we can encourage you and give you an opportunity to practice speaking English in a group setting. This class is designed for students who speak English as a second language and have a comprehension level of approximately 4th or 5th grade. There will be no English writing practice in this class. It is purely a chance to practice speaking English sentences and learn some vocabulary words that you may come across in the American workplace. Also, students will brush up on how to properly turn devices on and off, troubleshoot basic computer challenges, demonstrate appropriate use of mouse clicks as well as explore Internet Basics, use Email & Windows 10.
Intro to Computer Technologies (M, 6-7)
with Donna Walker James
Intro to Computer Technology invites a new guest speaker each week to share information about employer IT skill needs, their personal journey into an IT career, and other topics. This is a great class for anyone interested in learning about various IT careers, including learning new vocabularly used in today's IT professions. Speakers include business owners, systems engineers, and young professionals.
This class touches on basic elements of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, providing you with a glimpse of subjects such as Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure); app development; SQL and data analysis; Python Coding and more.
Intro to Computer Technology #2 (Monday, 7:15-8:15 pm)
with Donna Walker James
Level : 101 - 201
Intro to Computer Technology touches on basic elements of Computer Engineering and Conputer Science, providing you with a glimpse at subjects such as Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure); app development; SQL and data analysis; Python Coding and more. this class involves working both with hardware (e.g., CPUs, RAM, hard disks) and software (e.g., operating systems, web browsers, mobile applications). Guest speakers will be invited.
Life Skills - 52 Life-Changing Lessons (Mon 7:15 - 8:15 pm)
with Jerry Dykstra
Jerry Dykstra is the author of six books, including Life Skills - 52 Life-Changing Lessons. Jerry is a long-time volunteer instructor with Computer CORE. In this class, he will share the findings from this book including tips for a happy and fulfilling life. The information shared in this class is also excellent to share with your children!
Class goals include:
1. Building Self-Confidence
2. Developing Positive Beliefs
3. Managing Emotions
4. Setting and Achieving Goals
5. Building Social Skills
AT&T Basic Computer Skills (Tues, 6-7 pm)
with Chuck Court
Are you new to computers or mobile devices, haven’t used them for a while or just need a refresher? Learn the basics and build confidence using technology.
- Navigating a Website
- Basic Search
- Intro to Email
- Using a PC( Windows 10)
- Basics of video conferencing
- Using mobile device (iOS)
- Online fraud and scams
- Accounts and passwords
Bridges to Success (Tues, 6-7 pm)
with Margaret Omwenga
Students will learn and develop the skills necessary to achieve success in virtual and in-person professional education and work environments. Students will learn about online etiquette and ethics and how best to interact, engage and collaborate with each other. Bridges to Success now includes PowerPoint and incorporates some helpful skills to utilize in virtual environments.
Digital Self Defense (Tues, 7:15 - 8:15 pm)
with Computer CORE
This introductory course will help you protect your digital security and privacy. You will learn practical techniques that you can immediately use to defend yourself (and your family) from the digital threats that pervade the Internet — to safeguard your computers and your data. Security and Privacy are two different-but-related topics, and it is important to take control of both for your personal and financial wellbeing.
In Digital Self Defense you will learn about the many digital dangers you face and how to defend yourself from them. We cover software vulnerabilities, managing your passwords, protecting your home network, how to avoid phishing attacks, how to back up your precious data, techniques to protect your on-line privacy, safe use of so-called “smart” devices, and how to leverage technology in the event of an emergency.