Courses

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Courses provide instruction, lesson materials, use of laptop, Internet connection and laughter!

The Net Cracker provides small group classes with a maximum of five sudents to ensure one-on-one attention.

Course Descriptions:

Computer Basics - First Steps

If you want to learn how to use a computer and laugh while you learn, this is the right course for you! The class starts with "Here's the On Button" and includes how to use a mouse or touchpad and how to search the Internet. Students will receive written instructions. Maximum class size is five students.

Beginning Email

Now that you have some basic computer skills, it's time to learn how to connect with your friends and loved ones with email. You may use your existing email account, or one will be created for you! Learn how to read, reply and delete emails and open photos. Learn about the inbox, drafts, spam, trash and email safety. Students will receive written instructions. Maximum class size is five students.

Advanced E-mail

Basic email skills are no longer enough!!! Now you want to know how to forward emails, attach photos and documents, organize emails, create folders, create an address book and email to multiple parties. Students will receive written instructions. Maximum class size is five students.

Advanced Skills/Brush-up Class

This class is perfect for the student who has some basic skills—can conduct an internet search and has used email—but has some questions. The format for this class is solely based on student issues and questions. Topics for class may include but are not limited to email, photos, wordprocessing, navigation, and Facebook.

Beginning Wordprocessing

Ever think about typing a letter, making a Christmas card list, creating a record of your recipes? Maybe you are in charge of your book club or church newsletter? Learn to format a letter or document, edit text, cut and paste, insert a table, insert and format clipart, and more. Students will receive written instructions. Maximum class size is five students.

All About Photos

Feeling frustrated because friends and family don't make copies of photos any more? Wishing you could see photos? Accessing pictures on the computer is easier than you might think. In this class you will learn how to transfer your photos from your camera to the computer. You will learn how to edit, save and organize your photos by creating folders for them. You will also learn how to attach a photo to an email and save a photo to your desktop.

Research Your Family History

Ever wonder where you really came from? Take a journey through time using various free and paid genealogy websites. Learn very basic researching strategies—how to create a family tree, view census, birth, death, marriage, military records and more. Students will receive written instructions and genealogy forms. Maximum class size is five students.

Beginning Facebook

Have you noticed that your children and grandchildren spend much of their time using electronic communication devices? Keeping in touch with loved ones with Facebook can open your world to daily communication and many photos that are posted Facebook by your family. Students will receive written instructions. Maximum class size is five students.

***Prices and schedules are subject to change***