Senior Tech Time
Are you a Senior who is taking full advantage of the capabilities of your iPhone and iPad? Are you using it to help you stay connected and engaged, entertained and always learning?
Senior Tech Time will help you learn and master your Apple iPhone or iPad.
The fall session will feature two separate tracks that can provide topics for both new and experienced users. The tracks include:
- Foundation. In the Foundation classes, we explore and learn about essential iPhone and iPad skills including working with your device, calls, messages, email and camera. These classes are designed for users looking to gain confidence with their devices.
- Experienced User. Designed for iPhone or iPad users who are comfortable with foundation skills and want to explore hidden nuggets or advanced topics.
The monthly sessions are independent. You can attend one or attend all as time allows. Each session includes featured topics and additional time to explore your questions and other news.
|Month||Foundation Classes||Experienced User Classes|
|September||September 16: 2-4 PM Topics: Manage your device including ringer, touchscreen, control center and calls. Explore updates and security with your device.||September 18: 2-4 PM Things you Didn’t Know your iPhone Could Do. This is a popular class that has been presented to multiple organizations. This is a fun exploration of useful topics like the Magnifier, Shortcuts, Control Center, Widgets and more.|
|October||October 21: 2-4 PM Topics: Camera and Photos. This class will teach you how to take basic photos and video with the Camera app.. We will also learn about the Photos app to manage your photos with albums.||
October 23: 2-4 PM Beyond Point and Click with your iPhone Camera. |
This class explores the advanced features of the Camera and Photos apps including changing exposure, camera modes and functions. Also learn the photo editing capabilities of the Photos app.
|November||November 18: 2-4 PM Topics: Stay connected using text messages, email and FaceTime. Browse the Internet with Safari.||November 20: 2-4 PM What’s New with IOS 13. This class will follow the introduction of IOS 13. IOS is the software that run your iPhone and iPad and each major release of IOS brings new functions and capabilities that we will explore.|
Between sessions, you will have limited access to resources found on the SeniorTechClub.com website. Use this resource to review topics that were covered in your classes. Attend any Senior Tech Time class and you can access to the online resources for all of the classes for free.
What should you bring? Your curiosity, question and your iPhone and/or iPad. The cost is
$5 per session making it the best and most affordable technology class for Seniors in the area.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Don Frederiksen is a St. Anthony resident who spent 35 years as an IT professional; he traveled the country teaching people about data and leading teams developing data systems. He began his career as a school band director but discovered personal computers in their early days and never looked back. Now, decades later, Don sees his peers often struggle with technology and has created an online Seniortechclub.com as a resource for seniors who want to stay connected and engaged with technology. This is Don’s 3rd year in instructing our community about the use of iPhones and iPads.