Computers & Technology at Home

Making Most of Smart Phones

Course #: 6010664502
Course Description:

Did you know your smartphone can be your personal assistant for fitness, finances, calendar, emails, and travel? It’s a source of information and entertainment. It can serve as a flashlight, camera, and more. We will share information on how to sync your phone and apps with your computer or other devices. Learn about smartphone programs, utilities, free apps, and more. Note: This class will be taught using an iPhone. However, tutorials and information will be provided and applicable to Android smartphones.

Class No: 3249
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $31.00
Fees Over 62: $25.00
Instructor: Ley
Meetings:
Mon/Wed at Northwoods Center 110

Students are encouraged to bring their own personal devices specific to the class such iPads, Chromebooks, Android tablets and smart phones as they will not be provided. Laptops or desktops will be provided for classes that are located at the Rhinelander, Nicolet Campus locations or Minocqua, Nicolet – Lakeland Center. However, students are welcome to bring their own laptops.

Tips To Protect Data and Avoid Identity Theft

Course #: 6010362408
Course Description:

Can you recognize a scam or if you are being trolled on social media? How safe is Wi-Fi internet access? How do bad guys get inside your smartphone? How do you know if those strange warning messages you receive are legitimate? Personal computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones can be targets for online criminals. Be smart and don’t give thieves and predators an opportunity to gain access to your personal and financial information. This class will cover numerous ways you can protect your devices and data, including tips for protecting yourself on home or public Wi-Fi, social media, safeguarding your smartphone, identifying safe emails and text messages to avoid phishing, using/updating strong passwords, apps to protect you, protection of your credit/debit cards, and what to do when you think a scammer has contacted you.

Class No: 3247
Delivery: Class
Fees Under 62: $31.00
Fees Over 62: $25.00
Instructor: Ley
Meetings:
Mon/Wed at Northwoods Center 110

Students are encouraged to bring their own personal devices specific to the class such iPads, Chromebooks, Android tablets and smart phones as they will not be provided. Laptops or desktops will be provided for classes that are located at the Rhinelander, Nicolet Campus locations or Minocqua, Nicolet – Lakeland Center. However, students are welcome to bring their own laptops.

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