Golden Opportunities

Spring 2018

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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4 | Register for recreation programs online at Android Smartphone Those of you who've never had a smart- phone before may find navigating the cell phone a challenge at first. There are different versions of the Android OS as manufacturers also include their own software. The look and feel of the cell phone can be different. There are some basic beginner's tips that everyone can use to master their Android smart phone. You will learn how to turn the phone off and on, turn the screen off and on, navigation basics, setting up home screens, making and receiving phone calls, adding to your contact list, text messaging, and navigating the various applications that come with the phone along with some suggestions on what applications to download from Google's Play Store. Please bring your smart- phone (not an iPhone or Windows phone). An email account using Gmail is recommended. This is a four-week class. 61061 Mon Apr 16–May 7 12:30–2:30pm 61062 Thur June 7–28 9:30–11:30am CMP $37R / $45NR Computers Chaos Do you find it frustrating to find files you have saved or maybe your desktop just has too many files or shortcuts on it? What about when you download a docu- ment or try to save one and cannot figure out where to put it? Clean up your com- puter and learn how keep it organized by using the tool that Windows provides called File Explorer. Uses include brows- ing or searching the contents of disks, folders and libraries, opening files, delet- ing files and folders, renaming them, copying and moving them around, and creating new folders. You will learn how to organize your computer in no time. Prerequisite: basic computer skills. This is a two-week class. 61073 Tue Apr 17–24 12:30–2:30pm 61074 Tue June 5–12 9:30–11:30am CMP $23R / $28NR COMPUTER LAB Wednesdays: 12:30–2:30pm Fridays: 9:30–11:30am We are connected to the Internet giving us access to electronic mail (e-mail) and web browsing. The lab will be monitored and help is available with software programs on our machines. You do not need to make an appointment, just come on in! Please note: we cannot accommodate first time computer users. If you have any questions please see Sean Claggett. COMPUTER CLASSES TAUGHT BY JERRY MILLER Cyber Security Today, with all the security breaches in the news it is important to keep your computer and mobile devices secure. Are your passwords adequate? There are easy to use tools to manage your pass- words (so you do not have to remember them), making them secure. The bad guys will attempt to exploit your per- sonal information from you or hack your accounts. They could also use your device unknowingly as a host to wreak havoc elsewhere. When is the browser you use safe? We will cover the best practices for personal security, internet safety (including email) and keeping your devices secure. You can rest assured after this class that you will be safe using the internet, your computer or mobile device. Prerequisite: basic computer skills. This is a two-week class. 61067 Wed Apr 25–May 2 9:30–11:30am 61068 Mon May 14–21 12:30–2:30pm 61069 Tue June 19–26 9:30–11:30am CMP $23R / $28NR Email The course will give you an under- standing of web-based email programs focusing on the more popular ones such as Microsoft's and Google's Gmail. You will learn how to setup an account with a secure password . You will also learn how to send and open email, attach documents or images to emails, create contacts, navigate your folders (such as the inbox, sent emails, junk or spam, deleted, drafts), and create fold- ers to store emails that you may want to save. There are basic guidelines to keep you safe when using email. With increased technology, having these accounts are vital when using newer operating systems such as Windows 10 and Android smart phones. Prerequisite: Internet Basics, Computer Basics. This is a two-week class. 61076 Mon June 11–18 12:30–2:30pm CMP $23R / $28NR Facebook Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online. You will learn how to create an account, create a page, add photos, create friends or family contacts, and manage your timeline and news feed. You will learn how to keep your Facebook secure by managing your privacy settings and posts on your Timeline. Prerequisite: Internet and computer basics. This is a three-week class. 61065 Thur May 17–31 9:30–11:30am CMP $28R / $34NR Introduction to Computers Are you new to computers or need a refresher course on how to use them? In this course, you will learn the very basics of computers by learning mouse skills, basic keyboard skills, and basic computer terminology. You will learn how to navi- gate around what you see on the monitor (desktop) by using Microsoft Windows 10. You will learn how to use the software that is on the computer including how to access the help system and how to navi- gate the file system where the items you want to keep are stored. You will learn how to access and browse the internet. Included in this course are basic main- tenance and safety precautions for the computer. This is a four-week class. 61059 Wed May 9–30 9:30–11:30am 61060 Tue June 5–26 12:30–2:30pm CMP $37R / $45NR

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