Classes

Attend Computer Classes at the John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health!

Hands-on training and practice in a small group setting. Equipment is typically provided.
Classes are two-part unless noted otherwise and held at the Gerlach Center.


 

CD Burning, USB (Flash) Drives & the CloudLearn more about these options for removable and cloud-based storage of your documents, photos, and other data.
Instructor: Instructor from Computer-Gnome, Inc.
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 466.6391

Mar 2         M     6 - 8 p.m.              Members: $23
                                                          Non-Members: $25 
May 18      M     2 - 4 p.m.              Members: $23
                                                          Non-Members: $25

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Complimentary Computer Tutoring For AdvantAge members: Free one-on-one, on-site computer tutoring on a scheduled basis for one-hour sessions weekly. Peer volunteers individualize material to a student’s needs and pace. Training can encompass Word-based products, Internet, and e-mail.
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 566.4226
Fee: FREE

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E-mail Basics Using GmailGet hands on experience while you learn the basics of e-mail: how to read, write, send, forward, and reply to messages, as well as how to set your address book, send messages to multiple recipients, send and download attachments, and more.
Instructor: Instructor from Computer-Gnome, Inc.
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

Feb 16 & 23        M    2 - 4 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                         Non-Members: $50
May 11 & 18       M    6 - 8 p.m.    Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                         Non-Members: $50

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Facebook Basics and SecurityPlan to attend both sessions. Learn how to create an account, find and add friends and family members, share photos, post messages, and join (or “like”) groups of interest securely.
Instructor: Carl Kneice
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (855) 466.6391
Date-series
Mar 23 & 30       M    2 - 4 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                        Non-Members: $50
Apr 1 & 8          Tu    6 - 8 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                       Non-Members: $50
May 13 & 20      Tu    2 - 4 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                        Non-Members: $50

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Introduction to iTunesPlan to attend both classes. Learn about using iTunes on your computer or iPad, and to move around in iTunes. Add music and videos from the iTunes Store. Learn to sync your iTunes items to your iPad or iPhone if you have one.
Instructor: Carl Kneice, Computer-Gnome, Inc.
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (855) 466.6391

Mar 23 & 30       M     6 - 8 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                        Non-Members: $50

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Internet Basics Using ChromeWe will cover the basics of search engines and browsers plus how to browse through websites efficiently. Learn to also save bookmarks and settings on your Home Page, and how to download and retrieve files online.
Instructor: Jimmy Scales
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

Apr 27 & May 4    M   6 - 8 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                          Non-Members: $50

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Intro to Computers with Saving and OrganizingOverview of computers and proper use of mouse and keyboard,learn how to save files effectively, find them, and organize on computer or flash drive. Learn how to install new programs & customize your computer.
Instructor: Jimmy Scales
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

Apr 13 & 20          M     6 - 8 p.m.    Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                           Non-Members: $50

 

iPhone and iPad: Beyond BasicsPlan to attend both classes of session. Learn some of the pre-installed apps and features that came with your devices as well as additional information to maximize use of your device. 
Instructor: Carl Kneice, Computer-Gnome, Inc.
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (855) 466.6391

Feb 23 & Mar 2   M     6 - 8 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                             Non-Members: $50

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Microsoft Excel Basics Prerequisite: Intro to Computer or equivalent. Help balance your checkbook, prepare the family budget, or generate charts for work. Learn how to create simple spread sheets, perform calculations, and sort data.
Instructor: Jimmy Scales
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

May 4 & 11     M     2 - 4 p.m.     Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                               Non-Members: $50

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Microsoft Word Basics Learn how to create new documents, edit, change font sizes, shapes, and alignment. Also learn to save and retrieve Word documents effectively, as well as to create and save multiple documents.
Instructor: Jimmy Scales
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

Apr 6 & 13         M      2 - 4 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                             Non-Members: $50

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Microsoft Word: Beyond Basics Learn to insert pictures and borders into documents, how to insert and manage bullets and numbers to create lists. Practice keyboard shortcuts for copying/pasting text within a document or between documents.
Instructor: Jimmy Scales
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

Apr 20 & 27        M      2 - 4 p.m.   Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                            Non-Members: $50

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Streaming and Downloading Music Learn about Pandora, I Heart Radio, and Spotify, and how to play songs that you can listen to right on your computer using the internet, all for FREE! We will also learn how to find all the music you love best, as well as music from similar artists.
Instructor: Carl Kneice, Computer-Gnome, Inc.
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (855) 466.6391

Mar 9 & 16      M     6 - 8 p.m.       Members: $45 / 2 sessions
                                                   Non-Members: $50 

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Windows 8 Intro This is a one part class covering the basics of WIndows 8. We will learn about changes from the previous versions of Windows -- things you will want to know about the new operating system.
Instructor: Jimmy Scales
Location: John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health
Register by phone: (614) 233.1172

Apr 6        M     6 - 8 p.m.           Members: $23
                                                     Non-Members: $25