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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education



Lifelong Learning

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize and Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

 Most of us take hundreds of photos that languish on our iPhone/iPad or in the cloud. Knowing how to edit images and organize your photos on your iPhone and iPad is essential. Other areas of study include using the tabs in the Photos app —“For You" tab (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and the very useful search function.

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Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Female Pain Matters

$29

with Carole Freeman

This is a self-paced, on-demand class. 

A woman’s guide to understanding and managing pain. In this course, you will learn how women experience pain differently from men. You will discover how your hormones, nervous system, breathing patterns, and other factors affect the way a women's body perceives and responds to pain. You will also explore some strategies to cope with pain and improve your well-being. This course is designed to be informative, engaging, and empowering for all women who want to understand their pain better.

Fifteen iPhone /iPad Vision Accessibility Features

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Many people have vision issues. A variety of iPhone/iPad settings allow you to use your device more easily when vision challenges arise. In this course you will learn where to find vision accessibility options and how to use them. The vision accessibility features are identical on the iPhone and iPad except in a couple of noted instances.

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Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Free Technology Classes via Zoom

Free

with NDEC Staff

The National Digital Equity Center offers free, online, interactive technology classes on a wide variety of topics and devices. 

First, enroll by clicking HERE.

Be sure to select Mt Desert Island Adult Education under "Partner". 

Second, find the classes you want to take HERE

Classes are either held at a physical location or online. Be sure to select "online interactive" classes that you can take at home. You may also find classes offered 'in-person' at MDI Adult Ed or your local library. 

If you need assistance, contact MDI Adult Ed at (207) 288-4703 or NDEC at  (207) 259-5010

Hidden Gems Lurking on Your iPhone & iPad

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Did you know…your iPhone tracks your movements? The keyboard has hidden keys? You can write and draw on your photographs? You can calculate in your search window? Our iPhones/iPads have many time-saving features that allow you to be creative, efficient, and have fun. These “hidden gems” will show you how to learn advanced features of your iPhone and iPad.

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Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

The vast majority of iPhone users rarely access all of the available iPhone features. In this course, learn to use your iPhone to the best possible advantage. Some critical features covered include Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps to have and how to get them; how to text, phone, FaceTime, and email; how to use the Control Center; mastering Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps; and more. An additional session will include iOS 15 updates and the unique features of the newest iPhones (iPhone 12 & 13).

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Open Enrollment - take it when you want! These classes are online/videos, on demand so once you register for it, you can watch it as much as you'd like!

Introduction to Mac Basics

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

In this course, you will learn how to make your Mac computer (laptop or desktop) hum! Areas of focus include: Mac Operating System, features of the Mac, choosing the best browser, using Spotlight Search, learning how to use the Finder and App Store, understanding the keyboard, and learning the icons that define a Mac computer.

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Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat

Begins: Upon Registration

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Introduction to Zoom Basics

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Using Zoom more than ever? Here is a great way to learn everything you need to know about the Zoom Video Conferencing platform. The course videos demonstrate examples of using Zoom on different devices—smartphones, tablets, and computers. Course content  includes: Muting audio and video; using chat; screen sharing; recording; trouble shooting; scheduling meetings; break-out rooms; and more. This course is appropriate for Zoom beginners as well as those who have used Zoom and want  to learn more.

For more information on BoomerTECH Adventures Click HERE

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email.

BoomerTECH Adventures guides, Jill, Chris,and Ed are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com.





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