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    Apple MacOS: Mastering the Mac

    $170.00
    Mondays and Wednesdays (5 sessions)
    7:00pm-8:30pm CHS
    February 14, 2022-March 2, 2022
    Learn how to integrate your Mac into your work or life flow by master Apple’s MacOS. Topics covered include changing system and Finder preferences; customizing Mac applications, finding, downloading, installing and customizing non-Apple applications, using iCloud and other internet services, and more. Topics will be determined in part by the desires of students. Prerequisite: Must feel comfortable using some version of MacOS. Prerequisite: Complete the Intro to NEW Macs and macOS course, or basic knowledge of Mac usage. Access to a Macintosh at home or work is highly recommended. If you have a Mac laptop, bring it to class. ...read more
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    Audio Production/Podcasting

    $360.00
    Tuesdays and Thursdays (12 sessions)
    6:00 pm-7:30pm CHS
    January 18, 2022-February 24, 2022
    Today’s technology allows for just about anyone to create their own radio shows and offer them as downloadable and/or streaming audio online. However, navigating these waters and creating a quality product may take some guidance. This class will teach the basics of working with audio (using microphones, cables, mixing boards, editing software) and will provide step-by-step guidance on how to create and host your own podcast using free and inexpensive resources. Basic Mac/Apple computing skills required. Prerequisite: Basic computing skills and access to a home computer ...read more
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    How to better protect your online privacy

    $150.00
    Tuesdays and Thursdays (4 sessions)
    7:00pm-8:30pm CHS
    February 15, 2022-February 24,2022
    If you’re not concerned about your online privacy and security, then you should be. While there is no way to completely secure your privacy when going on-line [except for not going on-line], this course is designed to show you how to protect yourself better when you do go on-line. Learn how to modify your computer operating system and applications to prevent revealing information about you, including securing your web browser, protecting direct communications, encrypting your stored data, and the cost and benefits of doing so. Topics will include using a password manager, virtual private network service, storage encryption, dangers of social media, and more. Prerequisites:</stro ...read more
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    Intro to Linux PC Operating Systems

    $170.00
    Tuesdays and Thursdays (5 sessions) 7:00pm-8:30pm CHS January 25, 2022-February 8, 2022
    Sick of Windows? Got a PC you can’t upgrade to Windows 11? Learn the basics of installing and using a Linux-based PC operating system, which is free and open source software available for download from the Internet. Students will learn what Linux is, how to get a Linux OS and install it on a PC beside or instead of Windows, and how to use programs that come with it. This IS NOT a professional-level Linux course and won’t qualify you to be a Linux system administrator. Prerequisites: Must be competent using at least one computer operating system and feel comfortable working with a web browser. Bringing your laptop computer to class is required. ...read more
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    Intro to the NEW Macs and macOS

    $190.00
    Mondays and Wednesdays (6 Sessions) 7:00pm-8:30pm Communications High School (CHS) January 24, 2022-February 9, 2022
    Apple’s new Mac computers are much faster, more powerful, and use less energy than Macs made only a year ago, thanks to the new Silicon processors that replace Intel processors. Macs are more like using an iPhone or iPad than ever before. Learn about how to use a Silicon Mac computer and the macOS operating system: how to start it up securely using a fingerprint or an Apple Watch; how to set a new Mac up securely; how to use its new features, like using iPhone or iPad apps on a Mac, how to manage data quickly and efficiently, how to connect to the internet and use iCloud services, surf the World Wide Web and how to send and receive email, how to use other Apple products and peripherals wit ...read more
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    Reducing Your Digital Footprint

    $150.00
    Tuesdays and Thursdays (4 sessions)
    7:00pm-8:30pm Communications High School (CHS)
    March 1, 2022-March 10, 2022
    Learn how set up and use software and services to make you anonymous on the internet and World Wide Web, including using a secure operating system, encrypted email and direct messaging, avoiding location services, erasing data traces after using a computer, and more. Every account created, email sent, image posted, or location tagged adds to a persons digital footprint. That information is combined to portray a digital image of someone’s interests, hobbies, actions, beliefs, and routines. This information can be used by marketing companies to send targeted advertisements, but even worse it can be used by cybercriminals to commit identity theft. Prerequisites: Must be co ...read more
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