Computers & Digital Media

Our state of the art computer lab has 13 computers and we offer programs for all levels. Beginner, intermediate and advanced classes, social media courses such as Facebook, Twitter or Skype, Microsoft Office classes, iPhone and Android classes, digital photography, and more! We offer computer classes in English and Russian language. For more information about computer programs, please contact Dianne Erdos-Rush at 416-225-2112, ext. 128 or dianneer@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING COURSES 

Beginners

No experience necessary. Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, basic email and Internet. Instructor: Rivka Ruth Campbell
Wednesday, July 11 – September 12
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 10 weeks
$70 members $95 non-members


Intermediate

Students must be comfortable with the mouse and keyboard. Learn to use Google, email, address books, attachments, downloading, cutting and pasting. Instructor: Dianne Erdos-Rush
Tuesday, July 10 – September 4
9:00 am -11:00 am • 9 weeks
$63 members $85 non-members


Ask the Expert

Bring in your camera, cell phone, iPod, iPad, etc. Our expert gives you a private lesson on your own equipment. By appointment only. Please call ext. 128 to book.
Wednesday, July 11 – September 12
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: $10 per hour


Shopping Online

Learn how to order from Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Grocery Gateway, Best Buy, The Shopping Channel and more. Please bring your own laptop or tablet if you want. Instructor: Denise Donovan
Friday, July 13 – August 10
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


Microsoft Movie Maker

For students comfortable with the computer. What do you do with the hundreds of photos you have collected? Bring your iPhone, tablet, or camera and learn how to transfer those photos onto the computer. Crop and edit your photos. We will create professional movies of your photos and videos. Learn to add effects and titles. Add music to your movies and download free songs from the Internet. Bring your own digital photos to use during the class to create videos as part of the hands-on exercises.  Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Monday, July 9 – August 27
No class July 23 or August 6
9:00 am – 11:00 am • 6 weeks
$55 members $70 non-members


Hints, Tips & Tricks

For students comfortable with the computer. Do you have a cluttered and messy computer desktop? If so, then you will love these hints and tips to better organize your files. Learn how to transfer photos to your computer, how to use a USB stick, send email attachments, create a slideshow, download music and videos, and more. Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Wednesday, July 11 – September 12
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 9 weeks
$63 members $85 non-members


Open Lab

Volunteers are available to help answer your questions. Bring in your old photos and have them scanned and copied to your memory stick or emailed to you. Bring in your laptop if you would like. Drop in.
Wednesday, July 11 – September 12 • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sunday, July 8 – September 9 • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $2 per hour.


Armchair Travel

Armchair travel takes you to faraway places without ever leaving your computer! It provides a sensory experience and the opportunity to learn about exotic lands using Google Earth, 3D websites, live webcams, YouTube and more. Instructor: Naomi Moscoe
Thursday, August 16 – September 13
9:00 am – 11:00 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


Online Computer Assistance

An exciting new learning opportunity that can be done online on your own computer, without leaving the comfort of your own home. Each session can be customized to meet your specific needs and at the pace that is right for you. You will have full control over what you want to learn! The instructor will connect to your computer by the Internet and conduct the lesson over the phone. You will need a computer or laptop with Windows 10, access to a telephone near your computer, an external mouse and access to the Internet. Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Tuesday, July 10 – September 4
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alternative dates and times are available, by request only.
Cost: $40 per hour
Please contact Dianne at 416-225-2112, ext. 128 or dianneer@betelcentre.org to book an appointment.


iPHONE, iPAD AND ANDROID CLASSES!

Android Tablet or Cell Phone

Learn the basics of operating your Android Phone or Tablet (Acer, Asus, Samsung, HP, or Lenovo). Instructor: Ron Berman
Monday, July 9 – August 27
No class August 6
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm • 7 weeks
$45 members $60 non-members


iPad – Intermediate

If you have been using your iPad, but want more, this class is for you. Instructor: Denise Donovan
Friday, August 17 – September 14
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


iPhone – 1

For iPhone owners. Please bring your phone to class. Instructor: Ron Berman
Friday, July 13 – August 10
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


iPhone – 2

Continue to learn about your iPhone. Please bring your phone to class. Instructor: Ron Berman
Friday, August 17 – September 14
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


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