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ZOOM 101 - Ongoing

Free

with Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Calendar May 1, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Now that we've caught your eye, please follow the links below to feast on the wonderfully easy to use Zoom program.

Get started online with screen shots and videos - so you can Zoom your way to a great learning experience, an online party, chat with friends, take an excercise class or anything one can imagine!

Getting Started with Zoom 

Joining A Meeting

Visit our ONLINE CLASSES page - get ready for a whole new world! Try other FREE classes and get comfy with your Zoom chops!

(Photo by Gabriel Benois on Unsplash)

How to Join a Zoom Meeting
Online Registration Unavailable

How to Join a Zoom Meeting

Free

with Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 30, 2020

Click this link to a video that explains how to join a Zoom Meeting. This assumes you've downloaded the Zoom app or client to your device AND that you've received an invitation to a Zoom meeting.  You can always visit this website for further information. There is no registration through adult ed to access this information. Just click on the colored links above.

Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5

with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Aug 31, 2020

Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program.  She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center.  She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years.  During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.

Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center.  The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.

This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.

Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$35

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

This is a natural follow-up to "Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhoneiPad," but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2020

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

 

Introduction to Mac Basics

$35

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

In this course, students will learn how to make their Mac computer (laptop or desktop) hum! Areas of focus include: Mac features, choosing the best browser, using Spotlight Search, learning how to use the Finder and App Store, understanding the keyboard, and learning the icons that define a Mac computer. These are all essential elements that students will learn.

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat

Begins: Monday, September 7, 2020

Registration: $35 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

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Safeguard Your Business
Online Registration Unavailable

Safeguard Your Business

$58

with Chris Nolan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

IT computer protocols are necessary to protect your business and customers’ information.  Through a one-one-one session with a certified IT audit director, learn the current rationale, tactics, and techniques required to manage this critical mission.  Contact MCST Adult Education for the detailed list of computer network controls that will be covered. Call the Adult Ed office (596-7752 opt.3) to set up the 2-hour session to suit your mutual schedules.

Typing Skills for ESOL Students

Free

with Bill Keller, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2020 at 11 am

This instructor-monitored class is designed for any ESOL student who wants to learn or improve typing skills essential for success in many other classes and in everyday life. Good typing skills also make it easier to navigate mobile devices such as tablets and cellphones. Students will learn using Typing.com, an online learning software through lessons, games, and more to take the learner from beginner to advanced in self-paced lessons done from home. Students who do not have a keyboard-based device, desktop computer, or other technology may be eligible for a loan of such while participating in this course.

Instructor: Bill Keller
Date/Time: TBD
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free

Adobe Illustrator ONLINE

$225

with Andy Helmi, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2020

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web. In this course, you will learn Adobe Illustrator fundamentals to set up a print document and use various tools to draw, type and color all kinds of shapes and illustrations. Learn how to efficiently manage layers and artboards, and create print-ready PDF documents. Access to Adobe Illustrator software required.





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