Unfortunately, due to COVID restrictions which mean that the Computer Room is not reopening, most classes are not restarting until maybe next year.
Computer Classes for Term 1 2020
Tuesday 28th January to Thursday 9th April
Morning Classes……. 9:30 to 11:30 am
Afternoon Classes….. 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Cost per Class $5.00
Monday: 9:30 – 11:30 am…….Apple Laptops (Bring your own) in the Loungeroom with Ken
Ken will show you the “tricks of the trade” if you have a Apple laptop or computer. Your laptop should be fully charged as power is not generally available.
Monday: 9:30 – 11:30 am…….Discovering Your Computer with Ian
Ian is a qualified computer technician who will show you all you need to know about Windows 10. He will show you the basic skills and give you all the tips you will need to become a competent computer user. This class is ideal for beginners and for those people who wish to extend their computer knowledge.
Monday: 1:00 to 3:00 pm…..Extending Your Skills with Judith
This class will be using Windows 10, and will introduce you to other programs on the computer, which you will find very useful for everyday use. It is “hands-on” and you will be completing a number of projects during the term.
Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30 am: Camera Club with Ken
This class caters for people who know a bit about cameras, can take a pretty good photo, but want to improve their skills in both photography & photo editing – They look at not only the photos they take but investigate how they can be improved by using different photo-editing programmes. This is very much a hands-on class, with regular field trips in the local area followed by analysis of the photos taken using a specially installed TV monitor.
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Wednesday 9:30 – 11:30 am…….Microsoft Office with Betty
Term 1 only!
We will be working with “WORD” and “POWERPOINT” to discover the variety of tools that are available to produce quality projects that can include music &/or dialogue. Produce your own video and/or film using your own photographs….use animation to enhance your project….. in other words come along and enjoy becoming a producer!
Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00 pm ……Excel – Consultancy! with Eric
Eric is a master of this program and will show you the easiest ways of using it to best effect. You will need to book at the Duty Office, so Eric will be sure to be here!
Thursday 9:30 -11:30am….Cameras and Photos with Reggie
If you have a digital camera and always take photos on “automatic”, then this class is for you! Come along and learn how to take a “better” photo and also how to edit those photos that turn out less than perfect…this class is for beginners……HOWEVER YOU MUST BE COMPUTER LITERATE to do any photo-editing.
Friday 12:00 – 2:30 pm……Bytes on Friday with Stuart & Judith
On Fridays the Computer Room and adjacent Lounge, become a COMPUTER CAFE..a place where members can come along and socialise, exchange computer wisdom and pick up helpful tips from other enthusiasts……why don’t you stroll along and join in the conversations?
Everyone is welcome to bring your own tablet or laptop (fully charged) & use the club’s WiFi while participating in a class
Brochures are available from the club, some classes are constantly changing so to keep up to date grab a brochure from the club.
LONG JETTY SENIORS COMPUTER GROUP.
Courses run from a few weeks to the full year, but participants may come and go at their own leisure. You don’t have to book your lesson, just come along. Seating and computer usage is on a ‘first-come first-serve’ basis.
Class content may be varied according to the availability of tutors
Special short courses may be introduced to meet student requests.
Course variety ensures that all levels of study are available.
Students work at their own rate in a “hands-on” environment.
Both student and tutor computers carry the same programmes to ensure ease of understanding—we have 23 computers, all linked NBN.
There are classes to suit Beginners, those at Intermediate level—also at Advanced level.
There is no pressure to perform—just a nice friendly atmosphere where it is easy to meet new friends who have a common interest…COMPUTERS.
As you progress, it is simple to move from one class to another and develop additional skills.
NEW MEMBERS ONLY: If you are unsure whether a class would suit you or not, you are invited to attend one of the lessons or discuss your needs with the Convenor (Betty Brown) before joining Long Jetty Seniors Club. The Club has many activities apart from the Computer Group. As a member, you can take advantage of all the Club has to offer. Yearly membership is $5.50, payable in December of each year. Cost $5.00 per session apply. Tea, coffee and biscuits included