Classes

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SenCom Computer Classes

To Register call (913) 631-5200
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Cost:  $30.00 per class;  $15 for SenCom Members
Note:  If you are a SenCom member, you must state so
when you register to receive the discount.
Retakes are free for one year.

Class Schedule Handout, April through June, 2018 (PDF)

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Location for classes except for iPad Class:

Shawnee Safety Center
6535 Quivira Rd.,
Shawnee, KS 66216
(South side of Fire Department)
(Access road between 65th & 66th St.)

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Location for iPad Class:

Shawnee Civic Center
13817 Johnson Drive
Shawnee, KS

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Seperator*  Denotes Basic Core Classes

Introduction to iPad
An introduction to all the tools and capabilities of this popular tablet computer… email, surf the web, watch movies, play games, make to-do lists and schedule your appointments.  Note: Unlike the other classes, this class will be held at the Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286315-01
    Instructor: Teresa Weaver – Assistant: Nadyne Castonguay
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286315-02
    Instructor: Teresa Weaver – Assistant: Nadyne Castonguay

Google’s Other Features
Google this, Google that. Google is much more than a search engine! Learn to search, but also how to use Google maps, G-mail, Calendar, Contacts, and much more. Working knowledge of keyboard and mouse is recommended.

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286309-01
    Instructor: Joe Callison – Assistant: Beverly Cunningham
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286309-02
    Instructor: Joe Callison – Assistant: Wirth Davis
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286309-03
    Instructor: Joe Callison – Assistant: Nadyne Castonguay

Windows 10  *
Microsoft’s newest operating system introduced in July of 2015!! Attendees will learn about the systems newest features, security, and important settings. Prerequisites: Working knowledge of keyboard and mouse.

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286304-02
    Instructor: Bob Bowser – Assistant: Marilyn Bowser
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286304-03
    Instructor: John McNamara – Assistant: Jim Brown

Organizing & Editing Photos
Learn how to upload photos to Google Photos and to organize and edit them. Learn about the creative features available in Google Photos and how to share photos and created photo presentations with others.

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286320-02
    Instructor: Joe Callison – Assistant: Jack Pearce

Computer Maintenance  *
Keep your computer running smoothly and free of viruses and malware. This workshop will cover the use of cleanup programs and other free software that can help you avoid expensive service fees. Basic knowledge of software downloading and program installation is recommended.

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286302-01
    Instructor: Mike Smith – Assistant: Jim Brown

Internet Basics  *
Begin with the basics of getting on the internet while using a browser such as Microsoft Edge or Firefox. You will work with Search Engines (like Google) to find websites and information. Don’t forget the tools needed to protect your computer while on the Internet such as Antivirus and Malware software. Working knowledge of keyboard and mouse is recommended.

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286303-02
    Instructor: Jack Pearce – Assistant: Mary Ann Baltuska
  • Thursday, June 28, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286303-03
    Instructor: Jack Pearce – Assistant: Nadyne Castonguay

The Cloud
Learn about the cloud and various cloud services available. Explore and use free cloud services to create documents and manage folders in the cloud. Share documents for review and collaboration with others and download the finished documents.

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286311-02
    Instructor: John McNamara – Assistant: Nadyne Castonguay
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286311-03
    Instructor: Joe Callison – Assistant: Steve Schumann

Introduction to Facebook
What is all the hype about?! Join the world of social media! Share information with your family and friends with the click of a mouse. Set up your own Facebook account enabling you to keep up with your friends and family through pictures, media, and personal messages. A personal email address and working knowledge of the keyboard and mouse is recommended.

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286305-01
    Instructor: Bob Bowser – Assistant: Marilyn Bowser

Intro to Android Tablets & Phones
Learn about the Android operating system and tablet usage. Will cover Gmail, Chrome, Calendar, Contacts, Play Store, Settings, readers and more. Bring your tablet (or Android phone) and leave with a working knowledge of how to setup and use it for most basic functions and some advanced functions.

  • Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286317-01
    Instructor: Bob Bowser – Assistant: Jim Brown

Organizing Files & Folders  *
Learn to manage and organize your files and folders using Windows Explorer software. You will learn how to create, store, organize, and use files and folders on your computer. Working knowledge of keyboard and mouse is recommended.

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 9:00 am – noon
    Class #  286308-01
    Instructor: Mike Smith – Assistant: Wirth Davis

Using Email
Stop the snail mail! Keep in touch with family and friends instantly! Start by creating a web based email account, then send and receive messages, set up an address book, create attachments (including photos) and understand the operation of web based email. Learn the difference between web mail and client mail. Working knowledge of the keyboard and mouse is recommended.

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
    Class #  286310-01
    Instructor: Bob Bowser – Assistant: Marilyn Bowser