Computer Classes
Seniors 55+

All senior classes are limited to 15 students


Fall classes
Winter classes

NOTE
Textbooks are no longer sold at Adult Education offices.
Textbook titles are listed under classes that require them.




Note: Not all of the above may be offered every term
Mini Courses (1 meeting)

HOW TO USE THE MOUSE - Mini Course for Seniors

This is a required class for anyone who has not used a computer. Receive practice in click, doubleclick, right-click, scrolling and dragging.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04535.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
9/11
1
Tue
10:00am-12:00pm
04535.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
1/8
1
Tue
10:00am-12:00pm


TYPING/KEYBOARDING - Mini Course for Seniors

This class is strongly recommended for all who have never used a computer. Even if you can type, you need to practice on a computer to learn about word wrap, special keys and the QWERTY keyboard.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04540.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
9/13
1
Thu
10:00am-12:00pm
04540.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
1/10
1
Thu
10:00am-12:00pm


HOW TO USE EMAIL - Mini Course for Seniors

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors, Level 1 (see below) or equivalent knowledge. Learn about internet service providers. Set up an email account and use it safely.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04555.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
10/23
1
Tue
10:00am-12:00pm
04555.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
2/26
1
Tue
10:00am-12:00pm


SENDING AND RECEIVING ATTACHMENTS - Mini Course for Seniors
Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors, Level 1 (see below), How to Use Email (above) or equivalent knowledge. Learn how to receive and send attachments, including documents and pictures. Includes downloading onto your own computer.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04560.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
10/25
1
Thu
10:00am-12:00pm
04560.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
2/28
1
Thu
10:00am-12:00pm


UNDERSTANDING INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES - Mini Course for Seniors
Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors, Level 1 (see below) or equivalent knowledge. Search engines are programs that help locate information on the Internet. Learn about the various types of search engines and how to modify a search to find specific information.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04545.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
10/16
1
Tue
10:00am-12:00pm
04545.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
2/12
1
Tue
10:00am-12:00pm


DOWNLOADING FROM THE INTERNET - Mini Course for Seniors

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors, Level 1 (see below) or equivalent knowledge. Programs, upgrades, and pictures can all be downloaded from the Internet. Learn how to download safely.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04550.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
10/18
1
Thu
10:00am-12:00pm
04550.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$12
2/14
1
Thu
10:00am-12:00pm


Longer Courses

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS - LEVEL 1
Prerequisite: Mouse and Keyboarding. This is a survey course to introduce home use to those who are new to the computer. Covered will be hardware, software, and Windows Operating System. This class will offer hands-on experience using Windows 10 Accessories and MS Word 2013 for new computer users and for those with some computer experience.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04565.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$77
9/18
8
Tue/Thu
10:00am-12:00pm
04565.01
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$77
1/15
8
Tue/Thu
10:00am-12:00pm


INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS FOR SENIORS - LEVEL 2
Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers for Seniors Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. Expand your knowledge of the Windows 10 operating system. Explore Control Panel features, personalize, improve file management, use media features, and learn Windows maintenance techniques. Use programs in the MS Office 2013 Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to create useful documents.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04566.00
Dearborn
Alvarado
5
$72
11/6*
6
Tue/Thu
10:00am-12:00pm
*No class Nov 20, Nov 22