Current Offerings

TechAge Classes – May – July 2022

Process to register for TechAge classes:

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 more classes”. 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.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) is required upon entry to any IN PERSON class.  

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

iPhone/iPad – Manage Your Apps       **Date Change**

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, May 31, 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: $10
Non-Member: $12
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iPhone/iPad – Using the On Screen Keyboard 

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, May 17, 12:45pm – 2:30pm; TechAge Room

Learn all about several hidden features of your device’s on screen keyboard. Speed up your typing by using Apple’s predictive text feature. Learn how to dictate (i.e. “speak”) your written words instead of typing them. This class will also present some simple text editing techniques.
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: $8
Non-Member: $10
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iPhone/iPad – Get Organized: Contacts

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, May 24, 12:45 pm –2:30pm; TechAge Room

Learn how to manage contact data. This includes, phone numbers, email addresses, home address, etc. 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: $8
Non-Member: $10
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iPhone/iPad – Upload your Digital Photos to iCloud

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON Workshop. Max registrants: 6
Wednesday, May 18, 1:45pm –3:30pm; TechAge Room

Everyone took photos prior to having a smartphone! Those older photos may be stored on our computers in a digital format. This class will teach you how to upload these photos to your iCloud Photo Library so they may be viewed and organized in the standard Photos app for iPhones and iPads. You will also learn how to update the date and location associated with these uploaded photos. Finally, we will review the People album feature and ensure the faces in these uploaded photos can be identified and grouped accurately. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS 15 – Organizing Photos & Videos or equivalent. Must bring your own laptop computer to class.
JCC Member: $8
Non-Member: $10
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iPhone/iPad – Organizing Photos & Videos

2 lessons. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Wednesdays, June 1 & June 8, 1:45pm – 3:30pm; 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 taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS15 – Basics or equivalent.
JCC Member: $15
Non-Member: $18
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iPhone/iPad – Advanced Organizing Photos & Videos

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Wednesday, June 15, 1:45pm – 3:30pm; TechAge Room

Using the standard Photos App, this class introduces you to the various features in the For You view including Memories, Feature Photos plus you will learn how to use the custom album folder feature. The class also further reinforces how to manage your People album. An introduction to Shared Albums is also included.
Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS15– Organizing Photos & Videos or equivalent.
JCC Member: $8
Non-Member: $10
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iPhone/iPad – Customize the Look of your Home Screen

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, June 7, 12:45pm –2:30pm; 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. Review several settings to customize the screen display to your liking. Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS 15 – Basics or equivalent.
JCC Member: $8
Non-Member: $10
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iPhone/iPad – Texting Using the Messages App

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, June 14, 12:45pm – 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 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, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS15 – Basics or equivalent.
JCC Member: $10
Non-Member: $12
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iPhone/iPad – More Texting Using the Messages App

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, June 21, 12:45pm – 3:00pm; TechAge Room

Using the standard Messages app, learn more advanced tools including how to create and then use your own Memoji in texts, assign your own photo or emoji to be sent with your texts, use and manage Group messages, and more.
Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS 15 – Texting Using the Messages App or equivalent.
JCC Member: $10
Non-Member: $12
Register

iPhone/iPad – Tips & Tricks

1 lesson. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Tuesday, July 12, 12:45–3:00pm; TechAge Room

This course presents useful “tips & tricks” to make your device easier to use and more useful to you. Learn about several new features or shortcuts. This class includes several enhancements introduced in iOS 15.
Course taught using a device updated to Apple’s newest operating system, iOS 15.
Prerequisite: Using your iPhone or iPad updated to iOS15 – Basics or equivalent.
JCC Member: $10
Non-Member: $12
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Get to Know Your Android Phone or Tablet – The Basics

2 lessons. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 12
Thursdays, June 9 & June 16, 12:45–3:00pm; TechAge Room

Get more comfortable using your Android phone or tablet. Topics include phone/tablet basics, customizing your device’s screen, downloading apps, surfing the web, photography, maps and more!
Prerequisite: Android Phone or Tablet with OS 4.0 or higher.
JCC Member: $15
Non-Member: $18
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Get Organized on Your Windows Computer – File Management

3 lessons. Hands on IN PERSON class. Max registrants: 6
Thursdays, May 19, May 26, June 2, 2:00 – 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 and to organize your e-mails and Internet “Favorites”. 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: $20
Non-Member: $25
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