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150     Do What You Want to Do With Computerscomputer cartoon

Do you have questions or problems with your PC computer or peripheral equipment?  If so, bring them to this class for some answers.  This “Question and Answer” class will NOT have access to computers and is for somewhat experienced computer users with Windows Vista, 7 and 8.

Seth Mintz is currently the Business Technology Lead at Staples in Oak Ridge.  He has more than 40 years of experience working with computer technology including software development and programming, beta-testing of new software, computer sales, and both hardware and software support.  He relocated from Maine to Tennessee several years ago.

Six sessions:  Tuesdays, 2:30 - 3:40 p.m., September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21 and 28

151 Genealogy and the Computer

pic of family treeThis class will seek to merge the tools of basic genealogical research with the greatest source of genealogical information ever assembled, the Internet.  Each session will concentrate on matching specific areas of building a “family tree” to available resources on the Internet so that the students can take full advantage of the computer to find their ancestors.  Please note that this is not a “hands-on” computer class, but a lecture class from which students can take away information and use on their home (or other) computer.

Robert Marlowe, an Oak Ridger, has been a teacher and an administrator with the Anderson County School System.  Now retired, Bob has been and continues to be involved in genealogy.  He has taught this subject at ORICL in the past, but now computers and the Internet can make genealogy searching easier and quicker.

Six sessions:  Mondays, 1:00 - 2:10 p.m., November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1 and 8

152 Basic Computer Assistance                                        Class Fee = $15

ORICL staff members, Laura and Jennifer, will be available to answer questions regarding basic PC computing such as:  use of the internet, computer terminology, creating, storing and retrieving documents, etc.  There will be no curriculum, just hands-on question and answer sessions using the computers at RSCC.

Four sessions:  Mondays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.,         October 6, 13, 20, and 27

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