Willows SeniorNet

WORKSHOP 

INSTRUCTOR: Various
PREREQUISITES: Interest in topic
DESCRIPTION:

The exact topics covered in this class will be tailored to fit the experience and needs of the students.

We will register 17 students in this class that meets 2 hrs per week for 1 week

SeniorNet Workshops

2018 Session 1: January 23 – February 13, 2018 (Tuesdays Afternoon)

WRK-001

1/23/2018

Cyber Scam Watch

 Kate Montroni

 (WA)

2.00-4.00PM

 

 

 

 

How to avoid Cyber Scams either on the phone or on a computer, and how to get out of trouble if it ever happens.

Prerequisites: Computer users

WRK-002

1/30/2018

Photoshop Express

 Kate Montroni

 (WB)

2.00-4.00PM

 

 

 

A free Photo Editing Program, easy to use to crop and rotate photos, create collages, adjust color and exposure using 15 filters, and add text to your photos.

Prerequisites: Windows users

WRK-003

2/06/2018

Music and Video Streaming

Gerri Hodson

 

 (WC)

2.00-4.00PM

 

 

 

How to use music and streaming video online using Free and Paid Subscriptions.

Prerequisites: Computer users

WRK-004

2/13/2018

Web Design

Kate Montroni

(WD) 

2.00-4.00PM

 

How to design your own website for yourself, family events, pets, hobbies, or home business in no time.  Free and Paid Subscriptions will be discussed.

Prerequisites: Computer users

SeniorNet Workshops

2018 Session 1: Oct 25 – Nov 15, 2018  (Wednesday mid mornings)

WRK-005

1/24/2018

Photo/Video Management

Harvey Lee

 (WE)

11.30-1.30PM

 

 

With many photos on your phone or camera, it’s time to transfer all precious memories to a computer, and start doing amazing things with them.  You will learn all basic how-to's including downloading, organizing, managing, backing up, and basic editing.

Prerequisites: Windows users

WRK-006

1/31/2018

E-reading, E-learning and How-to’s

 

Gerri Hodson

 (WF)

11.30-1.30PM

 

 

Learn to access eBooks and audio books FREE, and discover four websites with outstanding learning material including art appreciation from the Louvre. In addition you'll access 600 of the best free online college courses.

Prerequisites: Library card; computer basics

WRK007

2/7/2018

Microsoft Word's Mail Merge Feature

 

Luisa Garcia

(WG) 

11.30-1.30PM

 

 

Learn to personalize bulk mail/email letters by adding each recipient's unique information to the standard letter, such as the greeting, address, fees owed, due date, etc. Select data from your distribution list spreadsheet or table.

Prerequisites: Must be familiar with Microsoft Word 2013 (or later)

WRK-008

2/14/2018

Photo Editing / Printing Online

Harvey Lee

 (WH)

11.30-1.30PM

Before or after organizing your photos, learn how to edit them to make them look better, and learn how to order hard copy prints or albums online.

Prerequisites:  Computer users

WRK-009

2/21/2018

Quicken - Budgeting

David Arken

 (WI)

11.30-1.30PM

How to use Quicken to budget your finances.

 

Prerequisites: Quicken Basics or Equivalent

WRK-010

2/28/2018

Selling online - Craigslist, Nextdoor

Fan Yeh

 (WJ)

11.30-1.30PM

 

 

 

 

Learn to setup accounts, post listings for sale items, or rental properties.  I will share my experience to help you get the most dollars for your postings

Prerequisites:  Computer users

WRK-011

3/7/2018

Managing Personal Finances/Investments

Harvey Lee

 (WK)

11.30-1.30PM

How/What/Where/Why to use the Internet/Cloud for your Finances and Investments. How to get, manage and monitor Financial and Investment Information.  We will discuss popular Financial and Investment Sites (Microsoft Money/Yahoo Finance); Brokerage Sites (E Trade/TD Ameritrade); Personal Capital Site; and Financial Software (Quicken.)

Prerequisites:  Windows users

WRK-012

3/14/2018

How to use your computer more effectively

Bob Lord

 (WL)

11.30-1.30PM

 

 

 

 

Now that you know how a computer works let’s take a look at how to use it effectively.  One of the items covered will be where your files are and how to organize them.

Prerequisites:  Computer skills

SeniorNet Workshops - Beginners

2018 Session 4: Sept 28 – Nov 2, 2018  (Thursday mid-afternoons)

WRK-013

2/22/2018

Google Photos

Patrick Tam

 (WM)

11.30-1.30PM

How to sync photos from Smartphone to Google Photos (unlimited storage), to archive precious memories, to create albums, and to share photos.

Prerequisites: iPhone or Android Phone Basics

WRK-014

3/1/2018

Messaging with BitMoji

Patrick Tam

 (MN)

11.30-1.30PM

How to make Messaging more fun with BitMoji on WhatsApp and WeChat.

Prerequisites: iPhone or Android Phone Basics

WRK-15

3/08/2018

Social Media

Patrick Tam

 (MO)

11.30-1.30PM

Facebook is easy to use to stay in touch with friends and families, and you will learn how to stay private and safe while using it.

Prerequisites: iPhone or Android Phone Basics

WRK-16

3/15/2018

Monitoring health and getting a ride

 

Patrick Tam

 (MP)

 

11.30-1.30PM

Health Apps will help monitor physical activities and wellness.  In case of urgency, how to use Uber and Lyft to drive where you need to go.

Prerequisites: iPhone or Android Phone Basics

 

 
Willow Glen Community Center
2175 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA. 95125
(408) 448-6400