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Take Fabulous Photos of the Flora & Fauna in your World

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

Take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife! Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate and give examples of using focus, exposure and HDR features to capture the beauty of your surroundings; avoiding blurry images; tips for composing images; and editing options that turn the so-so into stunning! Included with the instructional videos are several articles to build your repertoire of photographic strategies. Learn to use your camera or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities.

Open Enrollment - take it when you want!

 

Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhone/iPad Camera

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Discover camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

Open Enrollment - take it when you want!

 

Unlock Safari's Secrets on your Mac

$45

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022
1 additional session on Jan 1, 2023

Doing basic internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will unlock the secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices provided on the opening screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities hidden within the share feature, and a demo of why you want to click on the AA button. After completing the five lessons you will truly know the ins and out of Safari.

Open Enrollment - take it when you want! 

WOWI Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

The WOWI (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! 

This WOWI service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Maine Department of Education. Please complete this brief survey for the DOE and the WOWI is free. If you’d rather not, then the cost is $75.

The counseling time can be in person at the York Adult Education or livestreamed on your computer.

 

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Cooking with BoomerTech Adventures

$35

with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Aug 1, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. Discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flatbreads, and tortillas. Plus, see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

Each course contains multiple videos which are self-paced. Complete your course in your own time and at your own speed. Upon registration you will receive a PDF course booklet with information about your class, instructions, course content (videos and articles accessible from direct links in the PDF file). Participants will be able to reach the instructors via email, phone, and Zoom. Register anytime!

How long does each course take? For most of the courses, 4 weeks at 1-2 hours each week is recommended.

What technology is required? A strong internet connection (or access to one) and a Mac computer, iPad, or iPhone to access videos and articles. The Zoom courses are not iOS or Mac dependent.

How much does it cost? $35 self-supporting fee

Hidden Gems in Your iPhone and iPad with BoomerTech Adventures

$35

with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Aug 1, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Did you know...your iPhone tracks your movements? The keyboard has hidden keys? You can write and draw on your photographs? You can calculate in your search window? Our iPhones/iPads have many time-saving features that allow you to be creative, efficient, and have fun. These “hidden gems” will show you how to learn advanced features of your iPhone and iPad.

Each course contains multiple videos which are self-paced. Complete your course in your own time and at your own speed. Upon registration you will receive a PDF course booklet with information about your class, instructions, course content (videos and articles accessible from direct links in the PDF file). Participants will be able to reach the instructors via email, phone, and Zoom. Register anytime!

How long does each course take? For most of the courses, 4 weeks at 1-2 hours each week is recommended.

What technology is required? A strong internet connection (or access to one) and a Mac computer, iPad, or iPhone to access videos and articles. The Zoom courses are not iOS or Mac dependent.

How much does it cost? $35 self-supporting fee

Introduction to iPhone Basics with BoomerTech Adventures

$35

with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Aug 1, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

 

It is safe to say that the vast majority of iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features available to them. Learn to use your iPhone to the best possible advantage. Here are some of the critical features we’ll cover: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; how to use the Control Center; mastering settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; understanding the apps that come with your iPhone and more.

Each course contains multiple videos which are self-paced. Complete your course in your own time and at your own speed. Upon registration you will receive a PDF course booklet with information about your class, instructions, course content (videos and articles accessible from direct links in the PDF file). Participants will be able to reach the instructors via email, phone, and Zoom. Register anytime!

How long does each course take? For most of the courses, 4 weeks at 1-2 hours each week is recommended.

What technology is required? A strong internet connection (or access to one) and a Mac computer, iPad, or iPhone to access videos and articles. The Zoom courses are not iOS or Mac dependent.

How much does it cost? $35 self-supporting fee

WoWi - World of Work Inventory

Free

with Marci Dionne, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Aug 4, 2022

YOU CAN SIGN UP FOR CLASS ANYTIME DURING THE SEMESTER!

The World of Work Inventory (WOWi) is a comprehensive career assessment instrument, which has been carefully constructed to help a person learn the most about him or herself in relation to the wide variety of occupations available. The WOWi provides a personalized profile for each person. As a result, you will receive a listing of occupations most suitable to your unique combination of personality, interests and skills. If you are uncertain about what career you should be in, if you are considering a career change, or thinking of going back to school, the WOWI Online can help you explore your options, so you can make the best and most informed career decisions. Finding the right line of work is not always easy. Because you’re a complex person, you need a career test that measures more than one aspect of who you are in order to help you find the most suitable and satisfying occupation. That’s why WOWI Online measures interests, aptitudes, and personality. You will receive customized reports with career recommendations as well as O*NET career growth outlooks, salary ranges, and levels of education and training needed to enter the industry.

Free, 207-439-5896 call for link to take the online assessment then meet with the career counselor to interpret the career reports.





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