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Technology at Home Classes Offered at Carroll

Release Date: 9/5/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      
CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College
410-386-8411 

TECHNOLOGY AT HOME - GET ON THE FAST
TRACK THIS FALL AT CARROLL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Printers, iPods, scanners, laptops and handhelds - viruses, spyware, malware and pop-up ads …what does it all mean? Get on the home technology fast track this fall at Carroll Community College! From home networks and iPods to monitoring and protecting your home computer, these non-credit courses will keep you and your home technology up to speed.

Home Networking Simplified
Printers, iPods, scanners, laptops, handhelds - is your house full of gadgets linked to multiple computers? Learn about network setup, device setup, troubleshooting, and security and virus protection.
Cost: $129 (MD Senior Adults: $50); includes course materials
Course #: DAP-422-A2
Mon. & Wed., Oct. 27 & 29, 6:00 - 9:15 PM (2 sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Rm. A015

Monitor Your Family's Computer
Concerned about your family's computer activity? Topics include: monitoring and parental control software, content blockers, and content filters.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes course materials
Course #: DAP-423-A2
Sun., Oct. 5, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M152

Protect Your Computer from Online Threats
Topics include: viruses, spyware, tracking, identity theft, and effective protection and precautionary measures.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes course materials
Course #: DAP-424-A2
Tue., Oct. 28, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Business Training Center, Rm. T321

Introduction to Geocaching
Use global positioning system (GPS) technology to hunt for and find a "cache" that has been hidden by another geocacher. Learn where hidden caches are, how to find them, and how to get involved in the community of Geocaching. No equipment or geocaching background necessary.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes course materials
Course #: XXZ-466-A2
Sun., Oct. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M157

Create Brochures, Flyers and More Using Word
Topics include: creating newsletters, creating flyers and creating brochures, as well as desktop publishing concepts and fundamentals.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); includes text
Course #: XXZ-471-A2
Sun., Oct. 19, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M152

Successful Selling on eBay
Establish an eBay account, create eye-catching listings, discuss options for accepting PayPal payments for transactions and place an item up for auction.
Cost: $129 (MD Senior Adults: $129); includes course materials
Course #: XXZ-187-A2M
Mon. & Wed., Oct. 6 - 13, 6:00 - 9:00 PM (3 sessions)
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M152

Unleash Your iPod
Discover how to use iTunes effectively to manage music, podcasts and videos on your computer and on your iPod. Store and organize your digital media, create and share playlists, burn a CD or DVD.
Cost: $39 (MD Senior Adults: $39); Includes course materials
Course #: XXQ-002-A2
Sun., Nov. 16, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Washington Road Campus, Rm. M152

For information or to register call Continuing Education & Training at 410-386-8100 or go to www.carrollcc.edu/courses/noncredit/schedule


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