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 10 – September 11
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 9 – September 10
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, July 10 – September 25
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: $10 per hour


Digital Photography for Artist – NEW!
Learn a range of information about digital photography as an art form from camera settings to composition to hands-on shooting using different background equipment, as well as photographing your artwork. Instructor: Robert Shechter
Tuesday, June 18 and 25 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
6 weeks
$70 members $90 non-members


Hints, Tips & Tricks – NEW TOPICS & THEMES!
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 check if a website has potential malware before clicking on it, explore new and interesting websites, install a program without becoming infected with malware, use Microsoft Word to create posters and greeting cards, transfer photos to your computer from your smartphone and edit photos, download music and videos from the Internet, and more. Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Wednesday, July 10 – September 11
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, July 10 – September 25 • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sunday, July 7 – September 22 • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $2 per hour.


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 9 – September 17
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.


Facebook
For students comfortable with the mouse and computer. Learn to use Facebook. View pictures of your grandchildren, share your pictures with your friends, introduce your friends to a shared hobby, and more. Instructor: Naomi Moscoe
Thursday, July 11 – August 8
9:00 am – 11:00 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 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, July 12 – August 9
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


Picasa – NEW!
Must be comfortable with the mouse and computer. Learn how to move pictures from your camera, phone, tablet or iPad to the computer and edit your pictures simply and easily. Learn to make collages and slideshows of your photos.
Instructor: Dianne Erdos-Rush
Thursday, August 15 – September 12
9:00 am – 11:00 am • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


Word & Excel Basic – NEW!
For students comfortable with the computer. Learn to use Word to write stories, letters, document your memories, and create a poster. Learn to use Excel to keep budgets, create lists, and so much more.
Instructor: Frank Cosentino
Friday, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 or September 2
9:30 am – 11:30 am • 10 weeks
$70 members $95 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, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 and September 2
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, July 8 – September 23
No class August 5 and September 2
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, August 16 – September 13
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 12 – August 9
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 16 – September 13
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • 5 weeks
$40 members $55 non-members


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