Technology

Computers, Phones and more


Android Phone/Tablet Basics
A step-by-step introduction into the world of android phone and tablets. Learn to connect to the Internet, access and send email, download music and apps, and set your phone and tablet up for efficiency and personal use. This class is intended to provide a simple, intuitive approach to using your android phone and tablet. Participants must bring their own phone or tablet to class. No more than two people can share one device. (1 session)

Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She began her career learning how to program COBOL on punch cards. Her final position was Chief Information Officer for the Oregon Department of Transportation. She also taught IT courses online in the evening for the University of Phoenix. She has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics, loves playing with and learning new technologies, and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.

Android Tablet Basics 

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A step-by-step introduction into the world of android tablets. Learn to connect to the Internet, access and send email, download music and apps, and set your tablet up for efficiency and personal use. This class is intended to provide a simple, intuitive approach to using your android tablet. Participants must bring their own tablet to class. No more than two people can share one device. (1 session)


Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She has taught IT courses online for the University of Phoenix and has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics. She loves playing with and learning new technologies and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.
Android Tablet Basics 

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A step-by-step introduction into the world of android tablets. Learn to connect to the Internet, access and send email, download music and apps, and set your tablet up for efficiency and personal use. This class is intended to provide a simple, intuitive approach to using your android tablet. Participants must bring their own tablet to class. No more than two people can share one device. (1 session)


Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She has taught IT courses online for the University of Phoenix and has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics. She loves playing with and learning new technologies and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.
Android Tablet Basics 

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A step-by-step introduction into the world of android tablets. Learn to connect to the Internet, access and send email, download music and apps, and set your tablet up for efficiency and personal use. This class is intended to provide a simple, intuitive approach to using your android tablet. Participants must bring their own tablet to class. No more than two people can share one device. (1 session)


Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She has taught IT courses online for the University of Phoenix and has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics. She loves playing with and learning new technologies and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.
Android Tablet Basics 

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A step-by-step introduction into the world of android tablets. Learn to connect to the Internet, access and send email, download music and apps, and set your tablet up for efficiency and personal use. This class is intended to provide a simple, intuitive approach to using your android tablet. Participants must bring their own tablet to class. No more than two people can share one device. (1 session)


Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She has taught IT courses online for the University of Phoenix and has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics. She loves playing with and learning new technologies and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.
Android Tablet Basics 

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A step-by-step introduction into the world of android tablets. Learn to connect to the Internet, access and send email, download music and apps, and set your tablet up for efficiency and personal use. This class is intended to provide a simple, intuitive approach to using your android tablet. Participants must bring their own tablet to class. No more than two people can share one device. (1 session)


Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She has taught IT courses online for the University of Phoenix and has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics. She loves playing with and learning new technologies and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.


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APTB2
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Ellwanger 2/22 - 2/22 Th 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $10.00
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APTB5
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Ellwanger 2/27 - 2/27 Tu 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM $10.00
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APTB1
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Ellwanger 3/6 - 3/6 Tu 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM $10.00
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APTB3
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Ellwanger 4/3 - 4/3 Tu 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM $10.00

Introduction to Facebook

Are all the new pictures of the grandkids on Facebook? Has the club started posting all of their activities there? This class will walk you through setting up a Facebook account, finding your friends and family, securing your account for a safe and comfortable experience, and help you start getting your own pictures and messages out to your network. (1 session)

Instructor: Virginia Ellwanger retired after a 40 year career in technology. She began her career learning how to program COBOL on punch cards. Her final position was Chief Information Officer for the Oregon Department of Transportation. She also taught IT courses online in the evening for the University of Phoenix. She has an MBA and a BS in Mathematics, loves playing with and learning new technologies, and has a weekly blog where she shares her retirement adventures.



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INFC1
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Ellwanger 3/22 - 3/22 Th 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $10.00

iPad - Basics
This class will offer a step-by-step introduction to the basic use of the Apple iPad. Learn to access and send email, connect to the Internet, download music and apps, set up your iPad for personal use and maximum efficiency, and find and use more advanced application instructions. The goal of the class is to provide a simple intuitive approach to the use of your Apple iPad. Participants must bring their own iPad to class. No more than two people can share one device. (2 sessions) 

Instructor:  Larry Fowler has a diverse background as an educational consultant, college instructor, and administrative dean in the disciplines of speech, radio and television, communications, and public relations. He earned a BS degree in Speech and English, and an MS in Communication. He is a self-proclaimed “Tech Guru” and loves tinkering and figuring out how all things work. Larry also teaches the class How to Really Enjoy Shakespeare. He has over 20 undergraduate and graduate hours covering Shakespeare and his work, including a summer of study at the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. He has seen or read all of Shakespeare's plays.


Additional Information

Be sure to bring your Apple password to class.            

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Full
IPAD2
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 1
Fowler 2/28 - 3/7 We 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $15.00
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IPAD3
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Fowler 4/3 - 4/10 Tu 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $15.00

iPhone - The Basics

So you bought the new iPhone but haven't quite mastered more than making a few calls and a little bit of texting? In this class will you learn the other amazing things your new phone can do for you. We will cover basic settings, email, creating and updating contacts, camera and photos, and time permitting, downloading apps, music and games. Participants should bring their own iPhone to class. No more than two people can share one device. (2 sessions)

Instructor:  Larry Fowler has a diverse background as an educational consultant, college instructor, and administrative dean in the disciplines of speech, radio and television, communications, and public relations. He earned  a BS degree in Speech and English, and an MS in Communication. He is a self-proclaimed “Tech Guru” and loves tinkering and figuring out how all things work. Larry also teaches the class How to Really Enjoy Shakespeare. He has over 20 undergraduate and graduate hours covering Shakespeare and his work, including a summer of study at the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. He has seen or read all of Shakespeare's plays.



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iphb1
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Fowler 3/12 - 3/19 Mo 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $15.00
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iphb2
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Fowler 4/19 - 4/26 Th 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $15.00

Music and Apps for the Apple iPad and iPhone
This class will cover the downloading of music and apps with the iPad and iPhone. Topics will include the acquiring of free music and apps, as well as those that involve a cost. Also covered will be tricks on finding the music you want, previewing the music before you pay for it, and use of an iTunes account or card to pay. Some of the more popular games will be discussed and what the word "free" really means when you download a game or app. (1 session) 

Instructor:  Larry Fowler has a diverse background as an educational consultant, college instructor, and administrative dean in the disciplines of speech, radio and television, communications, and public relations. He earned a BS degree in Speech and English, and an MS in Communication. He is a self-proclaimed “Tech Guru” and loves tinkering and figuring out how all things work. Larry also teaches the class How to Really Enjoy Shakespeare. He has over 20 undergraduate and graduate hours covering Shakespeare and his work, including a summer of study at the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. He has seen or read all of Shakespeare's plays.


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MAIPAD
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Fowler 3/29 - 3/29 Th 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $10.00
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MAIPAD2
PORA Adult Learning
Camino 2
Fowler 4/17 - 4/17 Tu 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM $10.00