Wednesday, September 28, 2005

##OLD 8/3/2010 ## Pg 2, 2010 Schedule

Location
  • All SeniorNet classes and 'Computer Club' meetings are held in the 4th Floor 'SeniorNet Learning Center' of the James V. Brown Library at 19 East Fourth St. in Williamsport Pa, unless otherwise noted.
About The Classes
  • * Browse Page 3 Class Descriptions & Registration Info for prices and other guidelines.
  • * Class offerings are TENTATIVE until officially announced by the registrar.
  • * Date Changes: Note that the dates shown are initial PLANNING dates.
    * Actual class schedules at holidays and other conflicts will be adjusted by consensus of class members
  • * To Register: Call the Library at 326-0536, and ask the desk attendant to put your name and phone number on the "SeniorNet Callback List". A registration volunteer will call you back.
  • * Class capacity is normally 10 persons. If a class you want is designated as "FULL", you can request to be put on the "waiting list"; many times people do not show up.
  • * Some classes listed may not be held, if not enough people register


Schedule:





    Sat Aug 14, 4 pm - 7 pm, SeniorNet picnic at Barbours. (Contact a Council member for details.)



    1st Fall Class Session -- Tue Sep 7 thru Mon Oct 18
    • * Mon, Sep 13, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm -- Intro to Internet
    • * Tue, Sep 7, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm -- Applications
    • * Wed, Sep 8, 10:15 pm to 12:15 pm -- No Class
    • * Thr, Sep 9, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm -- Word Processing
    • * Fri, Sep 10, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm -- Fundamentals
    Tue Sept 14, 10 am - 3 pm, Senior Expo at Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale, PA

    2nd Fall Class Session -- Mon Nov 1 thru Fri Dec 10
    • * Mon, Nov 1, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm -- Email & Computer Maintenance
    • * Tue, Nov 2, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm --
    • * Wed, Nov 3, 10:15 pm to 12:15 pm --
    • * Thr, Nov 4, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm --
    • * Fri, Nov 5, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm -- Fundamentals
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    This schedule page updated 8/3/2010 by Deb Damaska

      Monday, September 26, 2005

      ##OLD 8/24/2010 ## Pg 3 Class Descriptions & Registration Info







      Descriptions and registration information for Susquehanna SeniorNet classes

      Below on this page:
      • 1. Class Descriptions
      • 2. Lab Sessions
      • 3. How To Register
      • 4. Cost
      • 5. Location

      1. Class Descriptions

      Computer Fundamentals
      • This class focuses on the fun in fundamentals. Beginning students learn how a computer operates, how to organize the desktop and how to create files. They also learn computer games and programs to build computer typing skills.
      Computer Applications
      • Students will learn basic word processing skills including creating, editing using cut and paste features, inserting clip art, printing documents, envelopes and return address labels. The importance of managing computer files and folders will be stressed. An introduction to spreadsheets and database for personal use will also be covered.
      • Prerequisite is completion of the fundamentals class
      Digital Photo Editing using Picasa
      • Students will use Picasa software to edit and organize digital photographs
      Fun With Graphics
      • Fun with Word and Paint, covers creative projects such as making greeting cards, scrapbook pages, and adding pictures and photos to documents.
      Introduction to the Internet
      • Students will learn basic web searching skills including using web based e-mail and test drive popular search engines. They will also explore chat rooms where other seniors are online as a forum to discuss senior issues or a way to meet new people with similar interests.
      Introduction to Email
      • This course will present the basics of Email use. Actual Yahoo and SeniorNet email accounts will be set up and used during the course. Since these accounts are username and password protected, you will be able to use your created accounts on your home computer. Various features of each provider will be tried. This course will also include a review of computer maintenance procedures.
      Using Microsoft Word
      • Prerequisite is completion of the fundamentals class
      • Students will learn word processing skills including creating, editing and printing documents. They will explore inserting and deleting text, cutting and pasting text, file management, font specifications, etc.
      Photoshop Elements
      • Digital Photo Editing using Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0
      • This course requires extensive computer knowledge
      Excel
      • Prerequisite is completion of the fundamentals class
      • Students will learn skills associated with creating and editing spreadsheets
      Genealogy . . . (offered intermittently only when an instructor is available)
      • This class will inclde finding genealogy information on the internet, and from other sources available through the Library, and organizing this information using genealogy software
      • Prerequisite is completion of the fundamentals class
      2. Lab Sessions
      • Current and former students may use use the SeniorNet computers during lab times to practice or ask basic questions.
      • A lab monitor can be present (by advance appointment) to help you if you get "stuck"
      3. How To Register
      • Pre-registration is required, due to class size being limited to 10 students for the 10 computer stations.
      • Call the Library at 326-0536, and ask the desk attendant to put your name and phone number on the "SeniorNet Callback List".
      • A registration volunteer will call you back. If you just have questions, you can also leave your number for the registration volunteer.
      4. Cost
      • The cost for a 6-week session of classes is $25. This $25 charge goes to the local SeniorNet, and helps to defray the cost of computers, printing manuals, advertising, postage, and other SeniorNet operating expenses.
      • Membership in SeniorNet is required at a $40 fee, per year . This $40 fee goes to National SeniorNet in Washington, DC.
      Repeating Classes
      • The cost to repeat a class is only $12.50. Members are encouraged to repeat classes as often as they like.
      5. Location
      Location
      • All classes are held in the SeniorNet Learning Center, Fourth Floor, James V. Brown Library at 19 East Fourth Street in Williamsport Pennsylvania. Plenty of parking is always available in the metered lots behind the library.

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      This page modified 8/24/2010 by Deb Damaska

      Saturday, September 24, 2005

      ##OLD 8/2/2010 ## Pg 4 Contact SeniorNet

      SeniorNet Volunteer Registrar
      Deb Damaska



      A. To Contact SeniorNet by Email

      • Send an email to SeniorNet@track2.com .   Please include your name, telephone number and the course you are interested in taking. The Registrar or other appropriate volunteer will contact you either by email or telephone.
      B. To Contact SeniorNet by Telephone

      • Call the James V. Brown Library at (570) 326-0536, and ask the desk attendant to put your name and telephone number on the "SeniorNet Callback List". A SeniorNet volunteer will call you back.
      C. To Send Snail Mail To SeniorNet

      • Susquehanna SeniorNet
      • c/o James V. Brown Library
      • 19 East Fourth Street
      • Williamsport, PA 17701-6390
      Page updated 8/2/2008 by Deb Damaska  (jri)

      Thursday, September 22, 2005

      ## OLD 3/29/09, page 9 Staff Photos

      This page shows about 15 of the
      approximately 24 VOLUNTEERS
      who comprise the SeniorNet staff.

      Click on any photo to view it LARGER
      ('Back' button will usually return to this page)

      SeniorNet Council (12/19/07)
      Left to Right: Frank Morse Member, Jane Kline Secretary, Rudy Wacek Member, George Gedon Vice Chairperson, Art Kline Chairperson, Deb Damaska Registrar, Maria Gustafson Treasurer, Karl Facey past Treasurer & Auditor


      We regret to report that Vice-Chairman George Gedon
      passed away on March 12, 2008 (obituary), and that Chairman Art Kline passed away on March 7, 2009 (obituary).


      == 1/16/08 General Meeting



      SeniorNet Officers (1/16/08 )
      Sitting: Jane Kline Secretary,
      Maria Gustafson Treasurer,
      Standing: George Gedon Vice Chairperson,
      Art Kline Chairperson


      (1/16/08) Newsletter Editor Margie Shaw,
      Treasurer Maria Gustafson,
      Registrar Deb Damaska


      Registrar Deb Damaska (1/16/08)

      == 1/22/08 Coaches/Instr. Meeting


      Instructors & Coaches (1/22/08)
      Left to Right: Christine Smith, Maria Gustafson(Meeting Facilitator), Margie Shaw, Dennis Yohe, Marie Compton, Art Kline, Jeannie Rombach, Jane Kline, Dottie Kotch, Betty Rhone

      (duplicate, unused staff photos)

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      This photos page updated 3/29/2009 by JamesRobertIngram.com

      Tuesday, September 20, 2005

      ## OLD 6/2009 10 Video Overviews

        In these videos, the instructors give an overview of what's covered in the class.
      These YouTube videos require a Broadband (high-speed) connection to play them, but they do not require any special software.


      5 minutes, by Instructor Coordinator Maria Gustafson, Vice-Chairman George Gedon, & Chairman Art Kline


      • We regret to report that Vice-Chairman George Gedon
        passed away on March 12, 2008 (obituary), and that Chairman Art Kline passed away on March 7, 2009 (obituary).


      Video #2 - Computer Fundamentals

      3 minutes, by Council Secretary Jane Kline

      Video #3 - Graphics I - Digital Photo Editing

      2 minutes, by Instructor Margie Shaw

      Video #4 - Graphics II - Word & Paint for Graphics Projects

      2 minutes, by Instructor Margie Shaw

      Video #5 - Internet Class
      3 minutes, by Instructor Rudy Wacek

      Video #6 - Applications (future)

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      Video #7 - Build An Easy, Inexpensive Web Page
      Part 1/4, 9 minutes, by Webmaster James Ingram
      NOTE: This is NOT a SeniorNet course video.
      It overviews the process of how we made the 'SusquehannaSeniorNet.org' website, using a blog and forwarding domain name, at a cost of about $9/year.