OASIS Computer Classes
Crestview Senior Living Computer Lab
8660 Grant Road (off of Watson Road, east of Crestwood Mall)
Clayton OASIS at the Center of Clayton
50 Gay Avenue (east of 170, off of Ladue/Maryland)
Keep an eye out for the spring catalog - coming soon!
Introduction to the iPhone
The Apple iPhone was truly a game changing mobile device. It offers communication, entertainment, education, music, and much more, in a small package that you can take anywhere. This class is a basic introduction to the features and operation of iPhone 5 with IOS 6X. Much of the information that will be covered in class is applicable to earlier versions of the iPhone and software, but not all. In this course you will learn about the buttons and physical features of the iPhone, discuss proper care, learn how to connect to Wi-Fi and set up email accounts, learn how to make calls and explore some of the most popular features,including the camera and iTunes.
Friday, Dec 13, 1:00-3:00
Try Your Hand at iPad
In this course you will learn the basic tricks and techniques for using your iPad including: physical layout of buttons and features, navigating screens and apps, connecting to the Internet, overview of included apps, downloading apps from the Apple Store and the settings you need to know. Please bring your own iPad fully charged.
Friday, Jan 17 & 24, 10:00-12:00
Fee: $20; Sessions: 2
Can You See Me Now? Skype and video Calling
Skype was the first big service to make free video and voice calls to keep in touch with family and friends around the world. Now you have more choices, like iChat, FaceTime and Google Hangouts all free! Discover the advantages of each, see how it works, and get started setting up your own Skype account on a Windows computer.
Tuesday, Dec 10, 10:00-12:00
Going, Going, Gone: An Introduction to eBay
eBay is the largest and most active auction site on the Internet, featuring everything from books to cars. Learn the ins and outs of using eBay to buy or sell items online.
Tuesday, Dec 10 & 17, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $20; Sessions: 2
Introduction to Internet
Learn how to navigate the Internet and use email to keep in touch with your friends and family. Not a lecture, this class is all hands-on learning with a high-speed Internet connection. Before taking this course, you should have such basic computer skills as how to use a mouse and keyboard, how to turn the computer on and off and a general understanding of the Windows operating system.
Monday, Jan 6-Feb 10, 1:00-3:00
Fee: $60; Sessions: 6
Open Lab at Crestview
Practice makes perfect! The Crestview OASIS computer lab is open every other Wednesday, providing a supportive environment for students and others to practice their new computer skills. OASIS Computer Volunteers are on-hand to assist.
Wednesday, Jan 8, 22, 10:00-12:00