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How to Join a Zoom Meeting
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How to Join a Zoom Meeting


with Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2022

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.

Zoom Basics One-on-One Tutoring
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Zoom Basics One-on-One Tutoring


with Shenley Neely, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Schedule with Shenley Neely, our Adult Education Site Assistant, for a one-on-one practice session to learn how to use the Zoom platform. Zoom is the cloud-based video conferencing platform which lets you attend classes virtually and meet with others either by video or audio-only or both. She will help you download the app and explore basic features so you can participate on Zoom with greater confidence. Bring along your laptop (you must know your username/password to access your account, please!), or she can show you the process on one of ours, if preferred. Call 596-7751 x3 to schedule an appointment.

Android Basics


with NDEC Staff, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 18, 2022 at 11:30 am, runs for 1 week

Get started with your Android device, learn how to use essential applications like email, contacts, camera, and Chrome, and manage your settings.


Bring your Android tablet or phone, fully charged.

Identifying Frauds and Scams


with NDEC Staff, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 21, 2022 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about the different types of internet fraud and scams, the dos and don’ts of protecting yourself online and what to do if you have experienced online fraud or abuse. This class is part of the NDEC Aging Well with Technology Curriculum – Protecting Your Online Presence, designed with those 55+ in mind. 

Google Drive


with Teresa Johnson, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jan 25, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course will cover the use of Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, and Sharing files. Students will need a (free) Gmail account to participate in this class. The first night covers Docs & Sharing Files: How to navigate the Doc toolbar, design, save and recall your documents, all geared to optimal organization and communication, plus Sharing Files: what are the options for sharing of documents as well as good protocol for sharing. We will cover how you and your team (of 2 to 100) can all work from one document. Google Sheets and Slides will be covered on the 2nd class: Google Sheets, the spreadsheet piece in Google Drive, and Google Slides (the feature that allows users to make slideshows for presentations). We will cover the basics as well as copyright permissions; as time permits, other advanced features will be covered.

Cyber Safety - Security for All Internet Users - Sept.


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

Calendar Jan 25, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Scammers and schemers are organized, and they are actively targeting you. Learn about the tricks and tactics they use to gain your personal information and access to your finances. You will see they are VERY organized and VERY good at what they do. How do you or your elderly parent avoid becoming victims of their schemes? It all starts with gaining the knowledge and awareness of the practices to stay safe. What do you do if you have been breached by their schemes? In this information session, you will learn about common scenarios that are used to “get” your precious information, you’ll learn how to spot them immediately, avoid falling into their traps, and take action if you realize you have been a victim. This class may be conducted via Zoom, if necessary.

Using Email Effectively


with NDEC Staff, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Email is a means of communicating with others, throughout the world, in a fast and efficient manner. This class will cover the terms and techniques necessary to use email in an efficient, safe and organized manner.


Google: Gmail 101


with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

This workshop is for someone who already has a Gmail account, but may not know how to access it on the website so other google suites can be used.   This workshop will introduce you to adding and downloading attachments, inserting links, using folders to organize emails, scheduling emails and requesting read receipts, managing settings, saving contacts, creating groups and more as time permits.  This is an in-person class. 

You’ll need a Gmail account for this workshop, and will need to know your account username and password.  It’s ideal if you access your Gmail on the web vs. a computer-based program.  If you’re not sure what this means, please contact us and we’ll be glad to assist you!


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