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: Denise Donovan
Wednesday, January 15 – March 18

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, January 14 – March 17
9:00 am -11:00 am • 10 weeks
$70 members $95 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, January 8 – March 25
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: $10 per hour


Boost Your Memory with Computer Games!
Want a fun way to keep those brain cells working? We will be using fun games to keep the brain active. Train your brain, improve memory, concentration and thinking skills!
Instructor: Dianne Erdos-Rush
Thursday, February 27 – March 19
9:00 am – 11:00 am • 4 weeks
$35 members $45 non-members


Google Everything – New!
Google Earth, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Translate, and more! Learn to use free services from Google!
Instructor: Ron Berman
Thursday, January 16 – February 20
9:00 am – 11:00am • 6 weeks
$45 members $55 non-members


Hints, Tips & Tricks
For students comfortable with the computer. Put an end to your messy desktop and learn new techniques to organize your files. Explore websites and learn to check if a website has malware. Learn to use MS Word to create a simple poster and greeting card. Learn how to transfer and edit photos from your smartphone. Learn how to download music and videos from the internet.
Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Wednesday, January 15 – March 18
9:00 am – 11:00 am • 10 weeks
$70 members $95 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, January 8 – March 25 • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sunday, January 5 – March 22 • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $2 per hour.


Travel Photography – New!
Want to learn how to take the best photos while you’re on your upcoming vacation? Let us show you how! Whether you’re using your iPhone, Android, or digital camera, we can help. Do you have some great photos from your latest trip, but need help organizing them? We’ll show you how to edit, crop and organize your amazing photos, and can even show you have to put those photos together to create an professional looking movie to show your friends and family. At the end of the session, a prize will be awarded to the student with the best photo!
Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Two different sessions to choose from!
Monday, January 6 – 20 • 9:30 am – 11:30 am • 3 weeks
$30 members $40 non-members
Monday, March 2 – 16 • 9:30 am – 11:30 am • 3 weeks
$30 members $40 non-members


Windows 10
Learn how to use your Windows 10 computer to the fullest! Learn basic features like apps, pinning and unpinning apps to the taskbar, start menu, navigation and organization of your desktop, how to use the snipping tool, and much more!
Instructor: Denise Donovan
Friday, January 17 – February 14
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


Word Basic – New!
For students comfortable with the computer. In this short, 4-week beginners class, learn how to use Word to write your memories, letters or create flyers. Join this class to enhance your current skills or learn something new!
Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Monday, January 27 – February 24
No class February 17
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 4 weeks
$35 members $45 non-members


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, January 13 – March 23
No class February 17
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 10 weeks
$70 members $95 non-members


iPad – Beginners
Learn the basics of operating your iPad. Instructor: Ron Berman
Monday, January 13 – March 23
No class February 17
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm • 10 weeks
$70 members $95 non-members


iPad – Intermediate
If you have been using your iPad, but want more, this class is for you. Instructor: Denise Donovan
Friday, February 21 – March 20
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, January 17 – February 14
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, February 21 – March 20
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


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