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Email

2 sessions – $20

This 2 session course teaches how to use Gmail®, a Google provided web-based email system. It covers sending and receiving email with attachments, managing lists of email addresses, and using task lists. Graduates of this course should be able to use email on a personal computer productively at home. This course is two weeks long with one session per week. The price of this course is $20.00, payable at the time of registration.
Please Note: There are two special requirements for this course:
First, practice is very important in learning how to use a computer. You must have a Windows computer to practice on between classroom sessions.
Second, normally, Introduction to Computers must be completed before taking this course. However, If you can answer “YES” to all of the following five questions, you can go directly into this course.
1. Do you have a Microsoft Windows computer at home?
2. Are you comfortable using a computer keyboard and mouse or other pointing device?
3. Do you know how to use the Windows Start menu?
4. Can you manage multiple open windows?
5. Can you use an Internet Browser?

If you answer “NO” to any of these questions, you should take Introduction to Computers 1 before taking this Gmail course. If you are not sure, come to our Open House any Monday between noon and 3:00 PM and our volunteers will help you decide.

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Sheila & Gary Bigel’s Farewell

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Gary and Sheila Bigel, are moving from Orlando and will no longer be part of Seniors Now. We will miss them terribly as an organization as they have both contributed so much to our organization in countless ways for over a decade. The hundreds of students they have both taught in many computer related subjects will also be forever grateful to them.
We had a get together and farewell for them both at the Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex on Tuesday 23rd February 2016 in the Maple Room.
Your comments are welcome here, please find the time to show your appreciation to them both.

iPad Classes Coming to Renaissance

Seniors Now Computer Learning Center is finally bringing iPad classes to the Renaissance Senior Recreation Center.

Introduction to the iPad will commence at Renaissance Senior Recreation Center on December 3rd from 9am to 12pm. Space is limited and these classes fill up quickly so be sure to enroll soon.

2 sessions – $20 Total

If you have an iPad and are not sure what to do with it or you just want to know what all the fuss is about, this course will help you. Learn why an iPad is easy to use. Access the internet, read and send emails, view all your favorite photos, read books you purchase and those you “take out” of the library. Learn all about the myriad of apps available and how to get the ones you want on your iPad. Bring your iPad to class or come and watch others.

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We will of course have our full selection of iPad classes at Renaissance into the new year.
These classes are:

Introduction to iPad
The iPad (Part 2)
iPad Photo Editing Fun
There’s an App for That

Introduction to Spreadsheets, Enroll Now!

This is a 3 session course using the OpenOffice.org Calc program, including exercises in real world situations. The first session will cover spreadsheet basics including moving around a spreadsheet, entering values in a spreadsheet, copying data in cells, and formatting cells. The students will develop an Address Book to use some of the basics, including sorting. The second session will use all of the lessons from the first session and introduce addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and formulae in cells. The practical exercise in this session will be to develop a personal checkbook. The third session will build on the first two sessions and introduce Headers, Footers, merging cells, grid lines and the development of an investment summary to use all of the learned skills.
The price of this course is $30.00, payable at the time of registration.

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