Bakersfield College

Technology: Ways to Use It



TECHNOLOGY: BUYING AND SELLING WITH ON-LINE CLASSIFIED ADS

You've finished your Spring cleaning, now what to do with all the stuff you no longer want? Online classified ads continue to be a popular way to buy and sell items of all kinds, from baby clothing to cars. But where do you start? This workshop will explore the four most popular classified sites and apps--Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, OfferUp, and Let Go. We'll walk through how to set up an account, how to use them for buying and selling, and what you need to know to not fall victim to a scam. 

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASSYou will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. You will need two screens--one to watch your instructor on Zoom (could be your phone) and the other to practice exercises (a computer or laptop).

You will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience.




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TECH01.SPR21
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Butow 4/10 - 4/10 Sa 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $15.00 View 9

TECHNOLOGY: DETECTING FAKE NEWS: HOW TO EVALUATE ON-LINE MEDIA
Feeling lost in the on-line world? Confused about what news to trust? This class will provide an in-depth look at what fake news is, why it has become so prevalent, and how to avoid it. You will get hands-on experience on how to evaluate on-line news sources, how to spot bias and propaganda, and how to understand and pop your filter bubble.

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TECH07.SPR21
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Luiz 3/2 - 3/3 Tu We 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $25.00 View 16

TECHNOLOGY: E-READER WORKSHOP

Discover the world of online reading (and listening) with your tablet, iPad, Kindle, Nook, or even your smartphone. Learn about the various devices available and what they offer in terms of technology and access and how to ease eyestrain. Then learn how to buy or rent books and how to check them out from the Kern County e-Library. You will also learn about various apps and sites out there so you can start enjoying all the books, all the time!

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASSYou will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. You will need two screens--one to watch your instructor on Zoom (could be your phone) and the other to practice exercises (a computer or laptop).

You will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience.



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TECH03.SPR21
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Butow 3/13 - 3/13 Sa 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $15.00 View 11

TECHNOLOGY: HOW TO BE AS SMART AS YOUR ANDROID PHONE

This Android class is intended for beginners, though the class should have insights for anyone looking to learn how to maximize their smartphone's capabilities. After completing this course, you should feel more confident using your smartphone and have a solid understanding of the important fundamentals. You will learn (1) how to use productivity apps to get things done, (2) how to download and install apps, (3) how to manage your passwords, (4) Tips and Tricks in Android, and (5) much much more! Please bring your phone to class if you have one.

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASSYou will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. You will need two screens--one to watch your instructor on Zoom (could be your phone) and the other to practice exercises (a computer or laptop).

You will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience.



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TECH05.SPR21
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Pipion 3/18 - 3/25 Th 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM $15.00 View 10

TECHNOLOGY: HOW TO BE AS SMART AS YOUR iPHONE

This iPhone class is intended for beginners, though the class should have insights for anyone looking to learn how to maximize their smartphone's capabilities. After completing this course, you should feel more confident using your smartphone and have a solid understanding of the important fundamentals. You will learn (1) how to use productivity apps to get things done, (2) how to download and install apps, (3) how to manage your passwords, (4) Tips and Tricks in iOS, and (5) much much more! Please bring your phone to class if you have one.

THIS IS AN ON-LINE CLASSYou will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone for video conferencing. Classes will be conducted on-line live via Zoom, a video conferencing platform. You will need two screens--one to watch your instructor on Zoom (could be your phone) and the other to practice exercises (a computer or laptop).

You will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Zoom 'meeting room.' Zoom is a user-friendly conferencing platform, with the ability to create a live classroom experience.



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TECH06.SPR21
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Pipion 3/4 - 3/11 Th 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM $15.00 View -1


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