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Fifteen hours of training for $50.00

Three-hour classes - one day a week - five weeks

Most topics covered in the classes below will apply to all versions of MS Windows, from Windows XP (the current version).
Our classroom computers use Windows XP and Windows Vista at our Udall Center Lab.
 If you have an earlier version or Vista version on your home computer you will notice some differences.

NOTE: The Intro to Computers XP or Vista Class is a prerequisite for all other Classes.

 

Introduction to Computers XP     5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

For the interested Senior, from novice to the experienced computer owner who wants to enjoy his / her computer.

The class uses a hands-on approach to gain skills using the mouse, keyboard, and computer tools,

including file management, word processing and other applications.

Desired:  Basic typing skills. 


Introduction to Computers Vista     5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks  

For the interested Senior, from novice to the experienced computer owner who wants to enjoy his / her computer.

A Tutorial to introduce hardware and software. Windows Vista operation system basics.

The class uses a hands-on approach to gain skills using the mouse, keyboard, and computer tools,

Use of a mouse and keyboard based on exercise in Word Pad and Windows Vista.

Desired:  Basic typing skills. 


Email and the Internet     5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

•     What the Internet is and how it works

•     Browsers and use of Internet Explorer

•     Search Engines and how to use them

•     E-mail and address book using Outlook Express

•     Internet Security

Prerequisite:  Must have completed Intro to Personal Computers; access to a computer with Windows and Internet access.


Exploring Windows XP     5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

Two Classes Part 1 and Part 2

•     Create, name, move and delete files and folders

•     Work with multiple open windows

•     Search for files and folders       

•     System backup and restore            

•     Maintain your hard drive                   

Prerequisite:  Must have completed Intro to Personal Computers; access to a computer with Windows XP


Exploring Windows Vista      5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

Two Classes Part 1 and Part 2

•     Learn to organize your desktop, customize Gadgets, and use Windows Explorer, search, the taskbar and shortcuts.

•     Understand system settings, User Accounts, printer trouble-shooting, and how to use some basic Windows programs.

•     Work with file management,  copying files, data backup procedures, including how to transfer data to CDs/DVDs,

flash drives and external hard drives. Understand how to maintain your computer, and computer security.

Prerequisite:  Must have completed Intro to Personal Computers; access to a computer with Windows Vista


Intro to Microsoft Office 2007 Word      5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

Two Classes Part 1 and Part 2

•     Use MS Word basics (writing letters)

•     Spreadsheet basics (tracking money, creating charts)

•     Database basics (names & addresses etc.)

•     Use of templates and wizards, columns, headers and footers, the Paint Program, Mail merge and tables,

envelopes and labels, greeting cards and more

Prerequisite:  Must have completed Intro to Personal Computers; access to a computer with Windows and Microsoft Word 2007


Digital Imaging     5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

•     Review basic camera settings; how to transfer photos to your computer and organize your photos using Adobe PhotoShop Elements; learn basic photo editing techniques.

Prerequisites: Must have completed Intro to Personal Computers and Windows XP; access to a computer with Windows and a  photo processing program, Adobe PhotoShop Elements version 6.0 or later recommended.


Photo Editing and Restoration     5 days class, One day a week for 5 weeks

•     Learn advanced photo editing tools available in Adobe Photoshop Elements to restore old photos or modify new ones.

Prerequisites: Must have completed Intro to Personal Computers and Windows XP; access to a computer with Windows and a  photo processing program, Adobe PhotoShop Elements version 6.0 or later recommended.


ALWAYS call 721-7591 a few days before registration to find out which classes will be offered

 Class Locations

Classes are held at the Three locations below. 

Armory Senior Center

Phone: 791-4865

220 S. Fifth Avenue

(classes are limited to 6 students)

 

 

Udall Center

Phone: 791-4931

7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd

(classes are limited to 8 students)

 

Tucson Jewish Community Center

Phone: 791-4931

3800 E. River Road

(classes are limited to 8 students)

Morning Classes only

For more information:

                             Our phone information/recorder:............... 721-7591

                             Our web page:............... www.tucsoncalc.org

                                                          E-mail at:............ coordinator@tucsoncalc.org

ALWAYS call 721-7591 a few days before registration to find out which classes will be offered