Current Offerings

TechAge Program Offerings – January – February 2023

Process to register for TechAge classes:

All TechAge classes are listed on our website, roctechage.org. Click the Register link below the desired class.

You are transferred to the Registration system for the class selected. The class description is displayed together with a calendar. Click the date highlighted in the calendar. Click the down arrow under either JCC member or Non-member and select “1”. Add tickets to cart.

To register for additional classes, click “Browse for other shows”. This directs you to a listing of all JCC events. Scroll down to find the class you want and click “See This Event”. Repeat the above process to register. Add tickets to cart and checkout.

Questions? Visit roctechage.org, leave a voicemail for TechAge at 585.461.2000 ext. 463, or send us an email at techage@jccrochester.org.

General Technology Classes

 Cut the Cable Cord – Stream TV Shows & Movies

SeminarMax In Person registrants: 25
Wednesday, January 18, 1:30pm – 3:00pm; Auditorium C
The Best TV is NOT on cable! Are your friends talking about TV shows you can’t find? Do you feel left out? Tired of paying those high prices to the cable company for channels you never use? How do I decide which streaming services to use? This class will present the various types of streaming services and outline the steps to actually “Cut the Cable Cord” or just augment a basic cable plan!
Prerequisite: None

JCC Member: FREE
Non-Member: FREE
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iPhone/iPad Mobile Device Classes

iPhone/iPad – Best New Features in Apple’s Latest Operating System

1 lesson. Demo IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Thursday, January 5, 12:45pm – 3:00pm; TechAge Room
What’s New In iOS 16? This 1 lesson class DEMOS the more popular new features and biggest changes that could affect you! Differences between the iPhone and iPad will also be highlighted. Course taught using a device updated to the new operating system. Students are encouraged to update devices but NOT required prior to class.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad – Basics or equivalent.  

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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iPhone/iPad – Basics

2 lessons. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Tuesdays, January 17 & 24, 12:45pm – 3:00pm; TechAge Room
Get comfortable using your iPhone or iPad. In this 2 lesson course, you will learn iPhone and iPad basics: understand the physical device, practice several finger gestures, join a wireless network, practice using your Phone app, and much more. After this class you will also be able to update your device’s operating system, monitor how much storage is being used, and backup your device. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, but applicable to devices on older operating systems.

Prerequisite: iPhone or iPad 

JCC Member: $8
Non-Member: $10
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iPhone/iPad – Organizing Photos & Videos

2 lessons. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Thursdays, January 12 & 19, 12:45pm – 3:00pm; TechAge Room
Using the standard Photos App, learn how to browse your photos/videos in several ways, enter captions, organize them into albums, search for them, and share them with friends and family. Learn how your photos can be organized in multiple ways, e.g. by person in the People Album, by location in the Places Album. You will also learn options for storing your images and syncing them across devices. Course includes new features in Apple’s latest operating system (iOS 16) and students are encouraged to update their devices to iOS 16.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone/iPad – Basics or equivalent.

 JCC Member: $8
Non-Member: $10
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 iPhone/iPad – Advanced Organizing Photos & Videos

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Thursday, January 26, 12:45 –3:00pm; TechAge Room
Using the standard Photos App, this class introduces you to the various features in the For You view including Memories, Feature Photos and more. You will also learn how to use the new Look Up and Cutout features. In addition, the class further reinforces how to manage your People album. A discussion of Shared Albums and Shared Library are also included. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 16.

Students are encouraged to update their devices to iOS 16 prior to class.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad – Organizing Photos & Videos or equivalent. 

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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 iPhone/iPad – Tips & Tricks

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Tuesday, January 31, 12:45 pm –3:00pm; TechAge Room
This course presents useful “tips & tricks” to help you stay safe and more useful to you. Learn how to communicate your location, keep track of loved ones, set emergency contacts, understand the Health app, use QR codes and much more. This class includes several enhancements introduced in iOS 16. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, but some topics are applicable to older operating systems.
Students are encouraged to update their devices to iOS 16 prior to class.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone/iPad – Basics or equivalent.

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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iPhone/iPad – Get Organized: Contacts

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Thursday, February 9, 12:45 pm –3:00pm; TechAge Room
Learn how to manage contact data. This includes, phone numbers, email addresses, home address, etc. Course includes new features in Apple’s latest operating system (iOS 16) but some of the material is applicable to older operating systems. Students are encouraged to update their devices to iOS 16 prior to class.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone/iPad – Basics or equivalent. 

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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 iPhone/iPad – Get Organized: Calendar

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Thursday, February 16, 12:45 pm –3:00pm; TechAge Room
Learn how maintain a calendar electronically. Add and edit “events”, get alerted about upcoming birthdays, and more. Course taught using an iPhone updated to Apple’s newest operating system, but applicable to older operating systems. Some “look and feel” differences on the iPad will also be addressed.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone/iPad – Basics or equivalent. 

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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 iPhone/iPad – Texting Using the Messages App

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Tuesday, Februrary 14, 12:45 pm –3:00pm; TechAge Room
Using the standard Messages App, learn how to text with special effects, insert photos, use emojis and more. You will also learn how to dictate texts, save photos received in text messages, copy or forward texts, send or receive an audio text and much more. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, but some features applicable to older operating systems.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone/iPad – Basics or equivalent.

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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iPhone/iPad – Customize the Look of your Lock and Home Screen

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Tuesday, February 21, 12:45pm –3:00pm; TechAge Room
Learn how to customize the display of your app icons on your Home Screen for a more decluttered look and easier access. Replace app icons with widgets that provide more useful information. Understand the usefulness of the App Library. Course includes new Lock Screen features in Apple’s latest operating system (iOS 16) for the iPhone only. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s latest operating system. Students are encouraged to update their devices to iOS 16.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad  – Basics or equivalent.  

JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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iPhone/iPad – Manage Your Apps

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 10
Tuesday, February 28, 12:45 pm –3:00pm; TechAge Room
Learn how to install and manage apps on your device. This will include using the standard App Store app, rearranging your app icons on Home Screens and Dock, grouping app icons, deleting/offloading apps, and more. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, but applicable to older operating systems.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone/iPad – Basics or equivalent.

 JCC Member: $5
Non-Member: $7
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 Computer Classes

 Get Organized on your Windows Computer: File Management

3 lessons. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 6
Mondays, January 30, February 6, February 13, 1:45 pm –4:00pm; TechAge Room
Learn to organize your PC’s “electronic filing cabinet”, create an efficient filing system and save files and folders so you can find them later. You will also learn how to create, move, search for, delete and protect your files and folders. Course taught with Windows 10 but applicable to other Windows operating systems.

Prerequisite: Basic Windows computer skills. Must bring your own laptop computer to class.

JCC Member: $10
Non-Member: $12
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