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Cloud Computing, An Introduction 

Introduction to Cloud Computing is an overview of the basics of using the 'Cloud' for data storage, document backup, and utilizing cloud-based applications. This is a general overview class and will prepare students to utilize cloud vendor services, like Microsoft's OneDrive, GoogleDrive, etc...
Prerequisite: Experienced PC User.
Applies to: Windows 10 
Fee: $10

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#214672 Friday Sept 15 9:30 - 11:30am

 

Excel: Level 1

This seminar starts with basic definitions of spreadsheets, continues with calculation examples, and discusses formatting and using  colors in cellls.
Prerequisite: Experienced PC User.
Applies to: MS Office, Windows 7, 8 and 10

Fee: $10

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#211939 Wednesday Sept 6 9:30 - 11:30am

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212174 Wednesday Nov 8 1:30 - 3:30pm

 

Excel: Level 2

This seminar builds on the lessons in the level 1 class, adding more functions and how to find them, sorting data, drawing a graph, header/footer creation and page-break previews.
Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or experienced PC/Excel User.
Applies to: MS Office, Windows 7, 8 and  10

Fee: $10

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#211940 Wednesday Sept 27 1:30 - 3:30pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#211945 Friday Nov 17 9:30 - 11:30am

 

iOS #1: iPad/iPhone - Introduction to the Basics

Are you thinking of getting an Apple i-device? This course will teach you how to set up your iPhone or iPad, provide a brief overview of the many available applications, or apps. Bring your own i-devices and your Apple ID and password.
Student Level: Beginning device user.
Applies to: Apple IOS devices.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212000 Friday Oct 6 9:30am - 12:00pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#211999 Thursday Sept 14 9:30am - 12:00pm

 

iOS #2: iPhone: Getting to Know Your iPhone

This course illustrates the capabilities and underlying concepts of the Apple iPhone. You will learn basic setup, making simple phone calls, and advanced features such as "Do Not Disturb". A brief overview of the many applications (apps) available such as Safari, Mail, Calendar and Contact applications will be discussed. Bring your iPhone, Apple ID and password.
Student Level: Beginning device user.
Applies to: Apple IOS devices.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212003 Friday Oct 13 9:30am - 12:00pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212002 Tuesday Sept 19 9:30am - 12:00pm 

 

iOS #3: iPad/iPhone: Going Further with Built-in Apps

The course will show you how to sync with your Mac or PC, transfer your contacts and create contact groups and calendars. You will also learn how to use Facetime and the App Store,  eBook readers and how to borrow electronic books from the library. Bring your iPad, iPhone, or iTouch device, your Apple ID and password.
Student Level: iOS #1 or #2 or intermediate device user.
Applies to: Apple IOS devices.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212005 Friday Oct 20 9:30am - 12:00pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212004 Thursday Sept 28 9:30am - 12:00pm

 

iOS #4: iPhone/iPad: Enhance with New Content

Learn how to search and download the great variety of content from the App Store, the iTunes Store, and the iBooks Store, and how to check out eBooks from the Wake County Public Library. Bring your personal Apple device to class and your Apple ID and password.
Student Level:iOS #1 or iOS #2, intermediate device user.
Applies to: Apple iOS devices.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212009 Friday Oct 27 9:30am - 12:00pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212008 Thursday Nov 2 9:30am - 12:00pm

 

iOS #5: iPad: Introduction to iCloud

The iCloud service allows users to securely store personal computer files on Apple's iCloud servers and access them from multiple devices. It also lets you synch multiple devices, including your iPad, iPhone, iPod and PCs running Mac OS or Windows. Consider it to be a highly capable personal Internet hard drive. You will be shown how to set up an account and make the best use of the service. Bring your iPad, iPhone, or iTouch device, your Apple ID and password.
Student Level:iOS #1 or iOS #2, intermediate device user.
Applies to: Apple iOS devices.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212014 Friday Nov 3 9:30am - 12:00pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212013 Thursday Nov 9 9:30am - 12:00pm

 

iOS #6: iPhone/iPad: Getting to Know Siri

Siri is an Apple iPhone and iPad personal assistant app, using natural language to answer questions, make recommendations, and send requests to services such as Google Maps and more.
Student Level:iOS #1 or iOS #2, intermediate device user.
Applies to: Apple iOS devices.
Fee: $10.00

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212017 Tuesday Oct 17 9:30am - 12:00pm

 

Microsoft Word: An Introduction

This seminar gives an overview of text management using MS Word functions to create a document, including keying, font selection, numbered lists, spellcheck, page layout, using built-in styles and adding a table of contents.
Prerequisite: Experienced PC User.
Applies to: Windows 10
Fee: $10

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212019 Wednesday Sept 6 1:30 - 3:30pm

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212018 Wednesday Dec 6 1:30 - 3:30pm

 

Password Management

This seminar will help students understand the importance of good password management and will introduce an online application to store and manage passwords securely.
Prerequisite: Completed Computer Fundamentals or equivalent.
Applies to: Windows 10

Fee: $10.00

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212021 Tuesday Sept 26 9:30 - 11:30am
#212021 Tuesday Oct 31 9:30 - 11:30am
#212021 Tuesday Nov 28 9:30 - 11:30am
#212021 Tuesday Dec 19 9:30 - 11:30am

 

PowerPoint: An Introduction

Learn to create presentations and flyers with PowerPoint. This class starts with basic definitions and continues with creating various page types. Learn to how to make effective presentations with page-to-page transitions and other tips.
Student Level: Experienced PC User
Applies to: Windows 10.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212030 Friday Dec 1 9:30 - 11:30am

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212029 Friday Sept 29 9:30 - 11:30am

 

 

Protect Your Computer

This seminar will show you how to protect your computer from malicious attacks using Malwarebytes, Ad-Aware and other software programs, some of which are free. Keep viruses from invading your system with tips from our presenter that show you how to determine whether web sites and links are safe to click on for information. Also, anti-virus programs will be suggested for you to use.
Prerequisite: Experienced PC User.
Applies to: Windows 7, 8 and 10

Fee: $10

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212037 Thursday Nov 16 9:30 - 11:30am

 

 

Skype: An Introduction

Learn the basics of how to use Skype to communicate with family and friends. Skype is a free program that allows you to communicate with voice and video with other users around the world. Anyone with internet access can create a Skype account.
Prerequisite: Completed Computer Fundamentals or equivalent.
Applies to: Windows 10

Fee: $10.00

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212040 Friday Oct 6 9:30am - 12:00pm

 

What's Making Your Computer Slow?

This seminar is an overview of the various issues that can affect your computer's performance and cause it to appear to run "slow." It is not necessary, but feel free to bring your own laptop as there will be a number of actions proposed during the seminar that you can try in class. You will leave with a handful of useful tips and suggestions you can try at home. Various considerations of hardware and software culprits will be discussed as well as "vital signs" you could monitor throughout your day-to-day use. This seminar is for students who wish to maintain quality performance of their PC.
Prerequisite: Experienced PC User.
Applies to: Windows 7, 8 and 10

Fee: $10.00

 

Windows 10 Overview

This seminar will discuss the basics of the new Windows 10 Operating System and help you get started using this new software.
Student Level: Experienced PC User.
Applies to: Windows 10.
Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212049 Friday Sept 8 9:30 - 11:30am

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212050 Monday Oct 16 1:30 - 3:30pm

 

Windows Backup

In this seminar you will learn the importance of backing up your computer using various storage devices. You will learn how to automate regularly scheduled computer backups. Several methods of backing up data will be discussed.
Prerequisite: Computer Fundamentals or equivalent.
Applies to: Windows 7, 8 and 10

Fee: $10.00

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults
#212058 Wednesday Nov 1 9:30 - 11:30am

Five Points Center for Active Adults
#212057 Thursday Nov 30 9:30 - 11:30am

 

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  1. ENROLL BY MAIL

    Send your completed registration form and check to:

    Five Points Center for Active Adults
    2000 Noble Road
    Raleigh, NC 27608

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    Bring your completed registration form and check to any Park District Center during regular business hours.

  3. ENROLL ONLINE

    Enroll with Reclink at reclink.raleighnc.gov. You will need to create an account with them. If you have any questions or problems with registration please call RecLink Support at (919) 996-2153 or email  RecLinksupport@raleighnc.gov.

 

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