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Many of our popular classes fill up quickly and registering early will assure you have a seat. All classes are held in room 5 at Coronado Community Center unless stated otherwise in the descriptions below.

Registration Fees:

See class descriptions for fees. Join CCHSV at the class (includes all members of the household) and get the member rate immediately.

Payment of Fee:

Fees are payable at the class. Make your check payable to Computer Club of HSV. If you are not a member, you may join the Club at the class and get the membership discount immediately.

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Registration is not open. Register online for CLASSES by clicking the Register Here button when we start classes again.

How Do Our Classes Work?

THERE ARE NO CLASSES SHEDULED YET FOR 2021. See general coronavirus notices on the home page

THE LISTING BELOW IS A SAMPLE OF WHAT WE USUALLY PROVIDE AND NOT FOR SIGNUP.

Click on the Register button below. You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of registration. If you do not receive this email, contact the Registrar.

If the class is full, you will be put on the wait list. An email will be sent to you advising you of this status. If an opening comes up, you will be switched from the wait list to registered, and an email will be sent advising you of the change of status.

A reminder email will be sent around 5 days prior to the class. If you cannot come to the class, please let us know ASAP.

Fees: Fees are paid when you come to the class. Do not pay in advance. Please pay by check. If you must pay in cash, please have the correct amount as we keep very little money for change.

The Club furnishes a laptop for each student unless otherwise specified in the class description. There is only one student per laptop, so you do not have to share.

You will receive a class handout prepared by the instructor.

If you bring a flash drive, we will download the class handout along with other documentation pertaining to the class subject.

For questions or information or to cancel your registration, call 501-625-9911 or email Registrar.

signupClass Assistants: We have one assistant per two students giving you individual help. If you would like to volunteer as class assistant, click the sign up button and select the classes. You will receive a confirmation email. Contact Jeanine for additional information.


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Windows 10 Essentials Series
Alternative/Inexpensive Home Security
Cutting the Cord
Protecting Yourself from Scams and Viruses


Windows Essentials Series


Instructor: Rob Tillotson
Fee: $30 Member / $40 Non-member

Part 1: 1:00-4:00, Wednesday, April 1
Part 2: 1:00-4:00, Tuesday, April 7

Prerequisites: Successful completion and/or equivalent knowledge of basic computer skills.

This is a two-part course designed to give the new Windows user the necessary information to effectively use his/her computer's Windows operating system. It is also designed to show those contemplating upgrading to a Windows 10 computer what to expect in the new system. It will show the uses of Microsoft's new user interface and changes to Windows system components. The student will see that the newer, faster and more transparent system is similar to the old ones but better. Major apps in the Start menu will be discussed. Changes to the utilities you are used to are also highlighted. Differences from windows 7 and 8 are pointed out when necessary. The student should be able to productively use the three latest Operating Systems after the course.

The desktop and major system tools will be covered thoroughly so the student will be able to get the best use from them and be better prepared for the other Windows course offerings. Some of the settings system tools will be covered more thoroughly in this series. It is important to attend both sessions in the series to get full coverage. Bring your questions and we will try to work them into the series. This course is a must for all but the expert users.

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Alternative/Inexpensive Home Security


Instructor: David Kirsch/Dennis Simpson
Fee: $18 Member / $30 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Tuesday, March 18

Prerequisites: None

HSV residents are in a unique position. A VERY secure community but a population that is more vulnerable than most. Join Dennis Simpson, AR Licensed Security Manager for 13 years (AR11-083) and Program Director David Kirsh (insert DK bio line) as they declutter Home Security in Hot Springs Village and determine exactly the solution that best fits you. This class will address all the options.

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Cutting the Cord


Instructor: David Kirsch/Dennis Simpson
Fee: $18 Member / $30 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Monday, April 27

Prerequisites: None

Large cable companies are losing millions of subscribers from traditional TV as programming options soar, prices fall and options become more complicated. You need a guide to help direct you to the most cost effective solution(s) to all you to watch what you want when you want. Join David Kirsch and Dennis Simpson, living breathing Cord Cutters who can show you the path. This class will address many of the options and techniques.

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Protecting Yourself from Scams and Viruses


Instructor: Sue Davis
Fee: $18 Member / $30 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Tuesday, March31

Prerequisites: None.

Have you ever wondered what these things are? Come learn about these programs that can infect your computers. They may not all be dangerous but they still can cause you problems and slow your computers down. We will discuss what they are, how you get them, and ways to protect yourself.

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Introduction to the iPhone    
Introduction to the iPad
Introduction to the iPad
iIntroduction to the Apple watch


Introduction to the iPhone


Instructor: Renee Steinpreis
Fee: $18 Member / $25 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Tuesday, March 24

Prerequisites: Bring your own device, email address and passwords.

New to iPhone? Wonder what the buttons mean or lack of them means? Wonder what they do? Where are all the things hiding that I can do with this mobile device? What’s all this about Control Center? What do the settings mean, where are they, and how can I or should I change them? If you have these questions, this class is for you. It will cover basic information about and how to navigate your Apple Mobile Device! Your iPhone for this class should have the Current iOS 13 update installed. How do I know that? Your instructor will call you prior to class to walk you through this! Register today!!

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Introduction to the iPad


Instructor: Renee Steinpreis
Fee: $18 Member / $30 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Tuesday, March 17

Prerequisites: Bring your own device, email address and passwords.

New to iPad? Got one with your newspaper subscription? Wonder what the buttons mean and what they do? Where are all the device commands and choices hiding? What do the settings mean, where are they, and how can I or should I change them? If you have these questions, then this class is for you. It will cover basic information about and how to navigate your new Apple iPad Mobile Device.

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iPhone Photography


Instructor: Renee Steinpreis
Fee: $18 Member / $30 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Tuesday, April 21

Prerequisites: Bring your own device, email address and passwords.

Students will learn about their iPhone Mobile Devices Camera, what constitutes a good photo, settings to take a good picture with the iPhone, as well as the use of iPhone Camera accessories. They will have hands on experience taking pictures with their own phones as well as the opportunity to use some of the accessories available in class to try. Learn how to email photos. We'll also learn editing of photos and how to create a slide show using iPhone camera software. Love to take pictures, want to stop lugging around heavy cameras and lenses, give this class a try if you have an iPhone! Can also use iPad Camera for amazing photos. This is one of the most fun features of your Apple Device! Register today!

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Introduction to the Apple watch


Instructor: Renee Steinpreis
Fee: $18 Member / $30 Non-member
1:00-4:00, Tuesday, April 7

Prerequisites: Bring your own device, email address and passwords.

There are so many good health reasons to get an ? Watch and to have it monitor you for falls, heart rate and rhythm, noise, activity, and sleep, etc!! No monthly fee as with having Life Line. Works with your iPhone or if you have a cellular ? Watch, will work independently from your phone for calls and messages. We will cover pairing your watch with your phone, changing the setting and choices on your phone to show up on your watch, just the way you like it! Amazing wearable technology at your finger tips. Does so much more, just like your iPhone. Listen to music using your Apple AirPods. Taps you with directions using Apple Maps! Who knew??? Don’t you want to know??? Register for this class today!

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