10-Week Course

Chrome Basics

seniors learning to use computers and software in technology course for people over age 60

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Course Description

In this 10-week course, you’ll learn the basics of how to use a Chromebook, which is a type of laptop that is great for beginners who just want to use the internet. Chromebooks are fast, secure and cost-effective computers that run the Google Chrome operating system. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to navigate the internet in ways that can enrich your life. You’ll learn how to use email, search the internet for information, access sources of entertainment, and connect to people, organizations and interests that matter to you. Chromebooks will be provided for use in class.

Course Prerequisites

None. This course is designed for people who have never used a computer or have very little experience and want a solid introduction.