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Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education



Computers & Technology

Staying Safe with Social Media

Free

with Betty Cheff

Calendar Mar 6, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Tips and tricks to keep your account from being hacked and spoofed.  Learn about authentication options, enabling two-factor authentication, and how to know exactly what you are sharing and who you are sharing it with.  We’ll cover what to do if your account has been compromised and best practices to prevent it from happening repeatedly. Students must have an audio- and video-enabled laptop, desktop, or tablet with reliable internet to participate in class. We do not recommend using a smartphone.

Please pre-register

Will run

Web Browser Safety & Security

Free

with Betty Cheff

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

We will explore search engines that won’t track you or download your data and how to use incognito browsing when using a public device.  We’ll discuss web browser and search engine options, and best practices to both keep your data safe and ensure your privacy. Students must have an audio- and video-enabled laptop, desktop, or tablet with reliable internet to participate in class. We do not recommend using a smartphone.

 Free, please pre-register

Will run

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

$40

with Ed Brazee

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 , runs for 20 weeks

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons —Doing basic internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will unlock the secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices provided on the opening screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities hidden within the share feature, and a demo of why you want to click on the AA button. After completing the five lessons you will truly know the ins and out of Safari.





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