OLLI Computer Workshops


Macintosh Computer Classes


Introduction to Macintosh

Learn all the basics of the Macintosh computer—the menu bar, resizing a window, how to open files and folders. You will also learn how to send e-mails and access the Internet. This course is for OLLI members who (1) have never used a computer, (2) have used a PC but want to learn the Mac, or (3) have used a Macintosh but feel they need a refresher course.

Instructor: LaVerne A. McCoy, OLLI Member
5 Thursdays, February 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27 2 - 3:30 pm
Extended Education Building, Osher Mac Lab, EE 1201
Fee: $20
NLLL 354 Section 02, Course No. 22876


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Introduction to iPad - Getting the Most out of your iPad!

Have an iPad and don't know how to use it? We've got the class for you!

Learn the basics of using the built-in iPad applications—the browser, e-mail, calendar, reminders, iTunes, and notes. Download apps from the Apple App Store. Understand the capabilities of your particular iPad model. Learn how to configure the basic settings of your iPad. Learn to have fun and develop basic productive skills with your iPad. With the help of Chuck Griner, OLLI member, retired information systems analyst and technophile, you will be guided to the path of iPad empowerment!

This course requires any working iPad 2 or newer model. Couples may share an iPad device. You will need to have an Internet provider and know your ID and password for your home wi-fi and your existing e-mail account. You will also need to know your Apple ID and password.

Enrollment is limited to 15 OLLI members.

Instructor: Chuck Griner, OLLI member and retired information systems analyst
3 Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Extended Education building, EE 1205
Fee: $15
NLLL 354 Section 04, Course No. 22878


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Intermediate iPad - Getting Even More out of your iPad!

This intermediate course is for users who are comfortable using the iPad and seek to improve on their basic skills while learning how to take advantage of the popular aftermarket software from the Apple App Store.

Students will be demonstrating powerful and entertaining aftermarket applications that add functionality to the iPad. Students will download selected popular apps from the Apple App Store and learn to use them. With the help of Chuck Griner, OLLI member, retired information systems analyst and technophile, you will be guided to the path of iPad empowerment!

This course requires any working iPad 2 or newer model. Couples may share an iPad device. You will need to have an Internet provider and know your ID and password for your home wi-fi and your existing e-mail account. You will also need to know your Apple ID and password.

Enrollment is limited to 15 OLLI members.

Instructor: Chuck Griner, OLLI member and retired information systems analyst
5 Tuesdays, April 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Extended Education building, EE 1205
Fee: $25
NLLL 354 Section 05, Course No. 22879


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Learn All About PowerPoint

Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to make presentations. In this course you will learn how to format slides, insert graphics and photos, make tables, and download templates. The essential elements of a good presentation will be taught.

Note: Those registering for this class should have taken the Introduction to Macintosh course or be familiar with computers.

Instructor: LaVerne A. McCoy, OLLI Member
3 Thursdays, April 10, 17, 24 2 - 3:30 pm
Extended Education Building, Osher Mac Lab, EE 1201
Fee: $15
NLLL 354 Section 03, Course No. 22877


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Introduction to Digital Photography
Enjoy and improve your photography!

Do you have a digital camera and computer at home? Would you like to use your equipment to its full potential? This class will help you to get the most out of your camera and your computer. You will learn about exposure, lighting and composition, downloading photographs to a computer, and enhancing photos in iPhoto.

Prerequisites:

  • Attendees should be somewhat familiar with computers and their cameras.
  • Have some way to transfer your photos to the computer (usually a flash drive, card reader, or a cord).

Instructor: Cynthia Terrell, photographer and OLLI member
4 Tuesdays, April 8, 15, 29; May 6 10 a.m. - noon
Extended Education building, Osher Mac Lab, EE 1201
Fee: $15
NLLL 354 Section 01, Course No. 22875


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