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South offers classes specifically designed for older adults. Explore history, delve into genealogy, or learn basic computer and Internet skills.
 
Learn to make the most of your computer. This Series covers fundamental skills for using your computer and keeping it safe: Know Your Keyboard, Making the Most of Internet Email, and Keep Your Computer Healthy. Come to the College before class for a delicious, affordable lunch at Cafe Alki or the Alhadeff Grill. See Cont. Ed. website for specials.

Start date: 05/04/2017

Class Fee:: $75.00

Materials Fee:: $0.00

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Be more efficient with your use of the Internet! Gain tips and tricks for surfing the Web. Find out about the many social media tools out there and which ones could be of use to you. This Series includes: Searching Successfully on the Internet and Overview of Social Media.

Start date: 06/01/2017

Class Fee:: $49.00

Materials Fee:: $0.00

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Learn research methods, sources of information, terminology, and practical guidelines for compiling your family history and genealogy. The instructor is a past president of the Seattle Genealogical Society.

Start date: 04/07/17

End date: 06/09/17

10 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (4/7/2017-6/9/2017)

Instructor : Sarah Little 

Room :  CEC 102

Class Fee: $61.74

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn what you need to know to keep your computer, laptop, and smartphone healthy and safe. This class will cover the basics of cybersecurity (anti-virus software protection, firewalls, malware, phishing, etc.), and what to do about all those software and application update notices you receive.

Start date: 05/18/17

End date: 05/18/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (5/18/2017-5/18/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn the basic key functions and how to use them to improve computer efficiency, send your computer commands, and more. This is a great class to take before any computer classes.

Start date: 05/04/17

End date: 05/04/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (5/4/2017-5/4/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn to use email as an effective communication tool.  Discover email etiquette and the dos and don’ts that experts agree are the best ways to organize, write, and get results using email. 

Start date: 05/11/17

End date: 05/11/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (5/11/2017-5/11/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Learn the basics of the Internet’s most popular social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat. Discover tips and secrets for effective use of these ubiquitous applications on your computer, laptop, and smartphone. 

Start date: 06/08/17

End date: 06/08/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (6/8/2017-6/8/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Are you tired of all the confusion when you go to search for information online? Learn the ins and outs of surfing the Internet. This hands-on class gives you the tools to find what you want on the Internet, teaches you how to use the most effective search engines for the task, and familiarizes you with e-mail techniques to help you communicate online. Discover the wealth of information and resources available to you on the Internet and create a free e-mail account.

Start date: 06/01/17

End date: 06/01/17

1 session

Weekly - Thu 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (6/1/2017-6/1/2017)

Instructor : Jesse Braswell 

Room :  OLY 203

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Were the Roaring 20’s a new era or a reactionary decade? What were the causes and results of the Great Depression? How successful was FDR’s New Deal? Why did the U.S. wait until Pearl Harbor to enter WW II? Through lectures, discussions, and motion pictures we will explore answers to these questions.

Start date: 04/07/17

End date: 06/02/17

9 sessions.

Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (4/7/2017-6/2/2017)

Instructor : James Lockerbie 

Room :  WSSC

Class Fee: $61.74

Materials Fee: $0.00



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Need help understanding Medicare? This free workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about Medicare health coverage. Various plan options, prescription drug coverage, and supplements will be discussed.  This class is taught by a trained advisor from the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors program which provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance with healthcare choices.

Start date: 05/20/17

End date: 05/20/17

1 session

Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (5/20/2017-5/20/2017)

Instructor : Staff SHIBA 

Room :  OLY 206

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00



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