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Introduction to iPhone Basics

$2499

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2021

It is safe to say that the vast majority of iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features available to them. In this course, students will learn to use their iPhones 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; using the Control Center; master- ing Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; understanding the apps that come with your iPhone and more.

Begins: Upon Registration

Registration: $24.99

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, 2021

 

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 iPhone Basics

$39

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021

This course is a step-by-step guide understanding your iPhone. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your iPhone. This course is made for you if you want to learn to fully take advantage of your iPhone’s features and capabilities. You will learn how to use your iPhone not only to text and receive and make phone calls, but also to use a variety of apps and navigate the iPhone’s Settings. Discovering how to access different apps and features quickly with the Control Center will save you time. Many more “how-to’s” included. In addition to the step-by-step instructions, we offer articles, “cheat sheets,” and supplementary videos to bolster your knowledge.

Introduction to Mac Basics

$39

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021

This course is a step-by-step guide to learning to use your Mac computer. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your Mac laptop or desktop computer. This course is made for you if you are just learning to use your Mac or if you already have a Mac but want to upgrade your skills and abilities. You will learn everything you need to know to get the most out of your Mac: Basic Mac features, browsers, communicating (text, email, FaceTime),organizing files and documents, best apps and the App Store, and much more. In addition to the step-by-step instructions for the five primary videos we provide additional videos and articles that will help you solve any questions about your Mac.

Introduction to Zoom Basics - NEW!

$2499

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2021

 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

Registration: $24.99

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

Class access available until June 30, 2021

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

Take Fabulous Photos of the Flora and Fauna in Your World - NEW!

$2499

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2021

This course shows you how to take beautiful photos of flowers, plants, and wildlife. Four easy-to-follow videos demonstrate and give examples of each of the topics which include: Using focus, exposure and HDR features to capture the beauty ofyour surroundings; ways to avoid blurry images; tips for composing your images; and editing options that turn so-so images into stunning images. In addition to the instructional videos, we have several articles with usefu linformation to build your repertoire of photographic strategies. This course is made for you if you want to learn to use your camera or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities.

Begins: Upon Registration

Registration: $24.99

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

Class access available until June 30, 2021

 

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

Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera

$45

with BoomerTECH, Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021

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. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

This online course allows students to work at their own pace.

The three instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone/iPad Camera

$39

with BoomerTech Adventures, Westbrook Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2021

This is a natural follow-up to the first course, 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. This is a self-paced course.

Virtual Cooking Classes with Chris Toy

$54

with Chris Toy, Westbrook Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2021

Join cooking instructor and best selling Chinese cookbook author Chris Toy as he shares some of his favorite recipes from his new cookbook, Easy Chinese Cookbook: Restaurant Favorites Made Simple. The class will include 3 full length step by step videos of Chris demonstrating some of his recipes. There will also be video tips for buying and caring for a wok and for selecting, sharpening, and caring for a Chinese cleaver. You will be provided  with Chris Toy’s email and cell phone number so you can contact him directly for support before, during, and after the class. You will also receive a signed copy of his cookbook that will be available at the Adult Education office.  After registering for the class please call to set up a time to pick up your book. This is a self-paced course.





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