Everyday Technology for the Non-Geek
Published on May 31, 2011
Everyday Technology for the Non-Geek is our core curriculum - a six-session course that can be taken in entirety, or students may opt to take individual classes a la carte. The entire six-session course is available for less than $400, when you enroll in the session! Or "Like" our Facebook page and get an additional 5% off!
Why do we use technology? Efficiency, communication, entertainment, portability... and sometimes, because we don't have a choice. Let technology work for you.
Don't Stress, Simplify!
Curriculum (Class "weeks" are also available a la carte on our sign-up page):
Please contact us for information on upcoming classes!
Class 1 - Key Concepts
- PC Basics - where are my files?Installing software. Making web browsers work for you.
- Safe computing - backup your stuff without the stress. Protect and organize your passwords. Use wireless internet safely.
Class 2 -Communication Part 1
- All about email - Your email address. Sync'ing across your platforms, using attachments
- Voice Over IP (VOIP) - What is it?How can I call for free?
Class 3 -Communication Part 2
- Social media- networking, instant messaging, collaboration.
- Outbound communication - blogging, Twitter, and more!
Class 4 - Organize Your Life - Digitally!
- Information in the cloud - access your contacts and calendar from anywhere. Share calendars with family and friends. Use word processor and spreadsheets for free, from anywhere.
- Getting help - there's so much to know. Where do I find answers to all my tech questions?
- Continuing Education - learning online.
Class 5 -Tablet Computing, More Social Media
- Benefits and Drawbacks - What do they do well? Where are they lacking? What can I do about it.
- Use them to the fullest - productivity and apps. Protecting your tablet.
- How to use Social Media to connect with friends, prospective employers, and to generate business!
Class 6 - Media and Entertainment
- Getting digital - putting music, pictures, and movies into the right format. Organizing your media.
- Storing your digital media - how much space do I need? Where can I access it? How do I take it on the road?