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107S20 Screenshot Series - Going Viral

Free

with Cerise Peck, RPD Crime Prevention Specialist

Calendar Feb 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Screenshot Series – Going Viral is a presentation intended to make parents the first-line of defense in the battle against online predators. The discussion covers topics of sent media, cyberbullying and communication from predators, popular apps and what they are used for, and how to be aware of who your children are talking to and what they are doing online. Be informed!

                                                                                               

104S20 Arm Yourself With the Right Security System

$15

with Dan Cummings & Cole Carlson

Calendar Feb 19, 2020 at 6 pm

Choosing a home or business security system that provides the level of protection you desire can be a bit overwhelming. This class will help you assess your needs, explore the pros and cons to various security systems available, analyze costs and installation requirements, and explain accessible features.

 

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101S20 Internet Safety

$17

with Dennis Arter

Calendar Apr 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Protect yourself and your device while accessing the internet. This class will provide measures to take regarding privacy, identity theft and cyberstalking so you can safely use the internet. All information applies to desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Dennis Arter is a retired engineer who has studied and used computers since 1984. Over the years, he has used TI, Apple, Macintosh, Windows, Linux, and Android machines. Dennis is an on-call tech support for his family and friends. A resident of Kennewick, he enjoys local hiking, biking, and musical events. Dennis has been married to the same girl for nearly 50 years.

105S20 Linux Computer Operating System

$17

with Dennis Arter

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6 pm

Is your computer operating system constantly battling viruses and crashes or costing you an arm and leg in repair and licensing fees? If so, this class is for you. Linux is one of the most reliable, secure and worry-free operating systems available, and has zero-cost entry. You will learn by visual demonstration how to install and use Linux as an inexpensive alternative to Windows.

Dennis Arter is a retired engineer who has studied and used computers since 1984. Over the years, he has used TI, Apple, Macintosh, Windows, Linux, and Android machines. Dennis is an on-call tech support for his family and friends. A resident of Kennewick, he enjoys local hiking, biking, and musical events. Dennis has been married to the same girl for nearly 50 years.

100S20 Intro to Photography

$39

with Mike Crow

Calendar Apr 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Take your interest in digital photography to the next level. Over a series of classes, explore the basic photographic techniques and artistic concerns involved in making photographs. The light triad, composition, photography terms, basic accessories, and developing a photographic vision will be covered through lectures and demonstrations. Participants entering the class must have a digital camera with aperture priority, shutter priority and exposure compensation. It is highly recommended that you read your camera’s guidebook before attending class. Bring your camera. 

Mike Crow is a native Tri-Citian, who (excepting a half a decade gallivanting across the country) has been located right in the Columbia Basin.  He has been swinging a lens for just over a decade capturing landscapes, people, and other subjects.  Mike is an expert in Photoshop Post Processing as well the mechanical aspects of shooting in the field.  He owned a local studio for 2 years at one point, has won awards and ribbons on several online sites such as DPC and Pixoto and currently works for a local media company. 

Full Course

102S20 IPhone 101

$17

with Christina Perry

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 6 pm

This class is specifically for Apple iPhone users who desire to learn the basics of how to navigate their device, modify settings and use standard features to help get the most out of their smartphone. Bring your iPhone to class.

Christina Perry is a Richland native and a life-long learner. She holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, a BS in Information Technology Assurance and Security, and a Masters of Business Administration. She is currently employed by Richland School District.

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103S20 Android 101

$17

with Ryan Bennett

Calendar May 5, 2020 at 6 pm

This class is specifically for Android phone users who desire to learn the basics of how to navigate their device, modify settings and use standard features to help get the most out of their smartphone. Bring your Android phone to class.

Ryan Bennett is a Full Lines Agent for Harvey Insurance. He is a technology enthusiast and does art and social media in his spare time.

Full Course

106S20 Google Photos: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

$15

with Ryan Bennett

Calendar May 12, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn how to back up and organize your mobile and digital photos. Get the most out of Google Photos by managing photo storage, using search functions, editing, and sharing your photos securely with friends and family. This mobile app is accessible from your smartphone, tablet or computer. It’s recommended that participants establish a Google account and download the Google Photos app before attending class. Desktop computers are provided, but you may bring your own personal device if you prefer.

Ryan Bennett is a Full Lines Agent for Harvey Insurance. He is a technology enthusiast and does art and social media in his spare time.

 

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