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Introduction to Drone Flying

$15

with Tom Dundzila, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 26, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Tom is a remote pilot (drone) and advanced ground instructor (AGI) and is offering a 1 hour, all ages, zoom lesson as an introduction to flying drones safely and legally. He will focus on "rules of the road" and how to get started as a recreational flyer.  

You will receive a link to the zoom meeting after you register. 

 

Keyboarding

$41

with Linda Davis, Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 2:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Keyboarding is an essential skill for school and work. Learn to progress past pecking at the keys. Students memorize the order of the keys and practice typing for speed and accuracy. The course stresses typing without looking at the computer keyboard as well as proper posture.

Zoom Deeper Dive Class

$38

with Josh Blackman, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

With classes and meetings now online, Zoom has become the most widely used web-based video conferencing tool, but it often does not get used to its full advantage.  In this one night class we will take a deep dive into the Zoom platform to explore the advanced features it has to offer.  We will cover how to change meeting control settings, how to share screens, how to use Zoom on different devices (iPhone, Android, MacBook, and PC’s), and much more. Come prepared with a basic knowledge of how to use Zoom and we will delve more deeply into the advanced features. This class may be presented via Zoom, if necessary, and our Adult Ed staff will assist.

Webinar: Beyond Gmail

Free

with Taylor Oddleifson, RSU #40 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that your Gmail account lets you use all kinds of additional services like free cloud storage, word processing, spreadsheets, calendars, video conferencing and more? In this one-hour introductory course we’ll explore other useful Google apps to help you get the most out of your Google account.

Requirements for this class: A computer connected to the internet. This is an online only class. An additional requirement is that participants should already have a gmail account.

CLC Adult Education is now partnering with the National Digital Equity Center to bring digital literacy classes to the Midcoast area. NDEC provides workforce training to ensure job readiness along with technology training to assist seniors so that they may “Age in Place’. All of NDEC’s classes are offered FREE.

Webinar: Beyond Gmail

Free

with Taylor Oddleifson, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that your Gmail account lets you use all kinds of additional services like free cloud storage, word processing, spreadsheets, calendars, video conferencing and more? In this one-hour introductory course we’ll explore other useful Google apps to help you get the most out of your Google account.

Requirements for this class: A computer connected to the internet. This is an online only class. An additional requirement is that participants should already have a gmail account.

CLC Adult Education is now partnering with the National Digital Equity Center to bring digital literacy classes to the Midcoast area. NDEC provides workforce training to ensure job readiness along with technology training to assist seniors so that they may “Age in Place’. All of NDEC’s classes are offered FREE.

Tech Spot

$5

with Lynn Perry, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm

The Tech Spot is a School and Community Project that offers technology advice and tutoring at no charge to adults from throughout our school district.

To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, this semester the Tech Spot will be offered as a phone-in help line.

At select times, you may call a support person who will be available to try to answer questions and troubleshoot technology problems. Examples of possible help sessions include general computer operation, conducting web searches, using Facebook and other social media programs, and operating Smart phones, iPads, Tablets, and PCs. Assistance with some software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) is available as well. Please call the Adult Education office at 474-7553 with any questions you may have.

Help line number provided after registration is complete.

Podcasting Intro - Jan.

$38

with Josh Blackman, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jan 28, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Starting a podcast may seem like a challenge, but anyone can launch one whether it is about a passion, hobby, or for a business. Learn the steps needed to create, launch, and grow a successful podcast. This one-night class will teach you how to develop your podcast idea, choose hardware, and create an RSS feed. Other topics that will be covered include naming the podcast, artwork, interviews, editing techniques, and submitting the show to destinations like Apple Podcasts and Spotify.  This class can operate successfully via Zoom, if necessary.

Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers (February)

$195

with Sharon deFonteny, RSU #40 Adult Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. This course will explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.

Sharon deFonteny has a degree in Business Education with a concentration in Accounting and spent many years in corporate America working in accounting and finance. For the past 5 years, she has created and taught online business courses. Her experience in business, as well as experience in teaching, has allowed her to help people understand the accounting and finance process.

 





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