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Computers for ESOL

Free

with Bill Keller, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

**Please contact our ABE Coordinator at 207-892-1819 to register for classes and testing**


Becoming comfortable with technology is necessary in our personal and professional lives. This class is for students with beginner-level understanding of computers and other tools of technology. The goal is for students to improve their computer literacy skills and become comfortable with technology. Call the ABE Coordinator to register for this and other ESOL classes. This class is offered virtually and in-person as needed. Students meet with the instructor for two one-hour sessions per week at various times.  

Instructor: Bill Keller
Various Days, 9/1 - 12/21, two one-hour blocks, various times
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online
Fee: Free 

Create & Deliver Online Zoom Courses

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

This course is a step-by-step guide using the Zoom platform to design an online course. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use Zoom and appropriate instructional tips to build an engaging online course in any subject. You will learn everything you need to know about Zoom—getting set up with Zoom, settings, security, instructional strategies, building community, Zoom tips for instructors and students, and much more. In addition to the step-by-step instructions for the 11 primary videos we provide several other resources— videos and articles—that will help you solve any questions you have about building your online course.

Begins: Upon registration.  

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

Class access available until June 30, 2023

A Maine based company, BTA has worked with Boomers (and Seniors) since 2014 providing face-to-face and virtual consulting, online courses, workshops, and many FREE resources, both print and video.

 

 

 

Create Zoom Online Courses

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

This course is designed for those who want to develop an online course using Zoom, a video conferencing platform. This guide will explain how to build an engaging online course in any subject. Topics include; tools, settings, instructional strategies, building community, and tips for students and instructors.

*Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class is based on iOS devices and Mac computers and the technology requirements for this class are a strong internet connection and a MAC Computer, iPad, iPhone to access videos and articles. This is a fully asynchronous, online course that students complete on your own time and at your own speed. Each course includes a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class. Instructors are available for personalized support for the class via email and/ or online chat.

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

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

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: Upon Registration

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 June 30, 2023

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

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

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.

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

Begins: Upon Registration

Class access available until June 30, 2023

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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Introduction to Zoom Basics

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

Using Zoom more than ever? Here is a great way to learn everything you need to know about the Zoom Video Conferencing platform. The course videos demonstrate examples of using Zoom on different devices—smartphones, tablets, and computers. Course content  includes: Muting audio and video; using chat; screen sharing; recording; trouble shooting; scheduling meetings; break-out rooms; and more. This course is appropriate for Zoom beginners as well as those who have used Zoom and want  to learn more.

Begins: Upon Registration

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

Class access available until June 30, 2023

BoomerTECH Adventures guides, Jill, Chris,and Ed are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com.

More Hidden Gems Lurking in Your iPhone & iPad

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

BoomerTECH Adventures’ original course, “HiddenGems Lurking in Your iPhone & iPad” explained many options on iPhones/iPads often unknown to users.

This course reveals additional iPhone/iPad features that will help you utilize your devices to their highest potential. The videos demonstrate how to access and use these features.

Some of the features you will explore include a robust tour of Siri, suggestions for organizing apps, additional details about privacy issues, and an explanation of widgets.The beauty of the BoomerTECH Adventures’ courses is that they are designed to fit the learning needs of the participant. Stop and restart the videos at your own pace. Rewatch sections as needed.

Also, BoomerTECH Adventures guides, Jill, Chris,and Ed are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com

Begins: Upon Registration

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

Class access available until June 30, 2023

BoomerTECH Adventures guides, Jill, Chris,and Ed are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com.

NDEC Digital Literacy Classes
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NDEC Digital Literacy Classes

Free

with NDEC Instructor, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

The National Digital Equity Center, a 501c3 non-profit, is a nationally recognized organization with a mission to close the digital divide across the United States. The National Digital Equity Center has been, and will continue to be, a thought leader on digital equity and digital inclusion.The National Digital Equity Center provides Digital Literacy classes that provide opportunities for professional growth, personal enrichment, the development of computer skills, and preparation for professional careers in a supportive environment. Customized training and consulting solutions are offered to businesses and industries, as well as community residents. Online classes are held in a live interactive form using a videoconference platform; in-person classes are at community locations in collaboration with partner organizations.  We provide all instruction in a small group interactive learning setting, whether it is online or in-person.

Click here to register for the following classes:

Internet Safety - 9/20 & 9/27 @ 5:00 - 6:00pm - this is a 2 week class!

Cloud-based Backup Solutions - 10/19 @ 2:00pm

Understanding Cloud Library - 10/25 @ 5:00pm

Using Facebook Securely - 11/1 @ 5:00 - 6:00pm

"Cutting the Cord" - Getting TV & Phone Services Over the Internet - 12/6 @ 6:00 - 7:00pm

 





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