Computer Workshops

OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at CSUDH


Computer Cyber Systems 101 for Seniors

NLLL 354 Section 01 | Course No. 23831

The focus is on various areas of cyber security. The classes are designed for those with a rudimentary knowledge of computers. You should know how to navigate through Windows platform, access and generate emails, and surf the internet. You do not need specific experience with configuration or security systems. You will learn the basics of how to protect yourself while using email and browsing the web on various devices. At the end of the course you will have a better understanding of best practices and options available to protect yourself and still have fun on the internet.

  • February 17 (in EE-1213 Auditorium)
    The first class will focus on the importance of protecting yourself while using electronic communication devices. How to identify threats, general best practices for protecting your data and protecting your connection to the internet.
  • February 24 (in EE-1213 Auditorium)
    The second class will focus on securing your computer and staying safe with Smartphones and Tablets.
  • March 17 (in EE-1206)
    The third class will discuss best practices with email and safely browsing the Internet.

 Instructor: Emilio Contreras, Jr., OLLI Member, Microsoft Certified Professional for Window 7 Desktop Support and Configuration

 3 Saturdays |  Add to Google Calendar

February 17, 24
March 17

10:00am – 12:00pm

 Extended Education Building, EE-1213 and EE-1206 (see above for specific details)

Fee: $20

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Computers 101 for Seniors (Windows version)

NLLL 354 Section 02 | Course No. 23832

La Margo RobinsonThis class is designed for the senior-beginner to develop basic skills required to use their Windows-based personal computers (PCs, not Apple products). The class assumes that you have some limited exposure to Windows-based PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones (not flip phones). Topics will include how to use the Internet, uploading and downloading photos and videos, voice texting and, if time permits, Skype. (Skyping is a way to have FREE video phone calls with friends and family).

You may bring your own working mobile devices with appropriate power adapters. Make sure you have current user names and passwords for accounts such as email, Skype, Facebook, etc.

Note: This class will focus ONLY on Windows-based devices, not Apple.

 Instructor: La Margo Washington, OLLI Member, Computer Networks Consultant

 6 Mondays |  Add to Google Calendar

April 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21

1:30pm – 3:30pm

 Extended Education Building, EE-1202 (Computer Lab)

Fee: $20

Class is limited to 18 students

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