Unless noted, classes meet twice each week for two-hour sessions for one month. All classes are FREE. Please call 215-985-4448 x145 to register for an upcoming class.
Introduction to Computers and the Internet
This is a fun class to help anyone learn computer basics. You will learn how to use email, search the Internet, and understand computer hardware and software. In addition, we will teach you how to stay safe online and protect your privacy. Through hands-on exercises and discussions, you will learn about the role of computers in today’s world and find the ways that they will be useful to you.
More Computers and the Internet
This class is a more advanced computer course. It is highly recommended to start with Intro to Computers and the Internet if you consider yourself a beginner. This course is a fun course that helps any learner become more comfortable with email, files, and the Internet. We also cover more up-to-date online applications, such as cloud computing and social media. Through hands-on exercises and discussions, students will practice the previously acquired computer and Internet concepts.
Introduction to Microsoft Word
This class is good for exploring how Microsoft Word can be used for everyday needs. Lean how to create from scratch or use MS Word templates write letters, make flyers and build resumes. Upon completion of this class students will feel comfortable using the software through hands-on exercises and discussions.
Digital Story Telling
Tell your story, interest, or explore your hobbies! This media course will guide you through iMovie, Apple ’s video editing software. Every student will leave this course with their very own five minute video. With plenty of support, students will work on storyboarding, photo manipulation, video/audio recording, editing, and sharing your finished project. Bring your personal photos, favorite objects,and creativity, we will guide you through the rest. Please note, this course meets twice each week for two months.
Blogging and Social Media
Through hands-on exercises and discussions, you will learn the basic concepts that are required to create your own blog, and find the ways that they will be useful to you. We will explore how people use blogs, ideas to create your own blogs, and available blogging tools. In addition, we will discuss blogging in different settings such as business, communication, the arts and other segments of society. Also, you will be able to learn to use social media venues for communication, with other people with things in common. For safety purposes we will discuss additional relevant subjects, such as privacy settings and security will be discussed.