Bowling Green, OH (September 3, 2014) – Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. (WCCOA) will hold two tablet computer classes at the Wood County location (305 N. Main St. Bowling Green, Ohio) this month.
The first tablet class is for beginner-level tablet users. The class is a joint partnership with the BGSU School of Media and Communication as part of a research study involving the use of tablet computers and older adults. The class runs on Thursdays, from September 18-November 6 (no class October 9) from 9:40-10:40 a.m.
This class is designed to provide a hands-on experience with the use and functions of tablets, as well as Apple iPods and Samsung Galaxy phones. Participants can either bring in their own tablet computers, including all popular brands (including the Apple IPad, Amazon Kindle, and Samsung Galaxy) or can ‘try before they buy’ and use a WCCOA tablet while taking the class.
The class is free and open to the public. A graduation ceremony will take place on the last day of
class. Registration is required by contacting Megan Nole at (419) 353-5661, (800) 367-4935 or emailing email@example.com.
The second class, ‘Silver Tekkies,’ is for intermediate-level Apple iPad users. ‘Silver Tekkies’ runs on Mondays, from September 15-October 27 (no class October 13) from 4:15-5 p.m.
This class is designed to provide an entertainment focus to the use of the Apple iPad. It will provide knowledge on how to get creative when using a tablet by providing hands-on opportunities to learn techniques such as vacation planning, finding music, playing games and much more.
‘Silver Tekkies’ is free and open to the public. Registration is required by contacting Megan Nole at (419) 353-5661, (800) 367-4935 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., shall be to provide older adults with services and programs which empower them to remain independent and improve the quality of their lives.
For information on programs and services, please contact the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., at (419) 353-5661, (800) 367-4935 or www.wccoa.net.