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Technology

May

Wednesday May 29   10:00-12:00

Learning Tech Language (Level 1)

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Understanding tech language and terminology can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. Join iConnect instructor Loraine Smith as she explains 5G, WiFi, Bluetooth, URLs, GPS, Hotspots, Location Services, Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Wallets, and more!

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Wednesday May 29   1:00-2:00

Cashless & Digital Payment Systems (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

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“Do you accept cash?” “Sorry, I only take Venmo or Apple Pay.” If these phrases are confusing, then this course is for you! In a world becoming more and more digitized, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of cashless and digital payment systems. iConnect instructor Loraine Smith will discuss how mobile payment apps work, how to set one up, what the usage fees are, and whether these payment systems are safe.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

June

Monday June 17   1:00-3:00

Digitize Your Family History (Levels 2 & 3)

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Join iConnect instructor Loraine Smith to explore a new way of keeping your family legacy alive: digitizing your family history! Learn how to preserve photos, videos, and older images, as well as how to organize and store these memories. This course will also cover what free resources are available, as well as Apps that have a cost.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Monday June 17   3:30-4:30

Apple Watch (Levels 1 & 2)

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Do you own an Apple Watch, but aren’t sure how to use all its features? Are you considering purchasing one, but aren’t sure if it’s worth the money? iConnect instructor Loraine Smith has you covered! In this course, participants will learn how to connect their watch to favorite iPhone apps, explore wellness features such as Fall Feature, ECG, BPM, Exercise, Sleep Tracker, and so much more! Smith will also discuss various Apple Watch models and pricing.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

July

Tuesday July 2   1:00-3:00

Apple Maps (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

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There’s a lot more to Apple Maps than one might realize! iConnect instructor Loraine Smith will cover how the app can be used for audible driving instructions, visual 3D walking directions that avoid hills and busy roads, making multi-stop routes, receiving weather warnings for your route, sharing your location, and finding gas, restaurants, parking, bars, hotels, grocery stores, public transportation, and so much more! If you love to travel, you won’t want to miss this course!

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Tuesday July 2   3:30-4:30

Fitness & Health Apps (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

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Did you know that your iPhone can actually help you become healthier? Join iConnect instructor Loraine Smith for a crash course on the Health and Fitness apps on your device! You will learn how to monitor and track your activities and health stats, such as oxygen, ECG, sleep, and steps; how to personalize your workouts to fit your personal needs; and how to find apps that keep you motivated and challenged to reach your goals!

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

August

Friday August 9   10:00-12:00

Clean Up, Clear Out, Unclutter (Levels 2 & 3)

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Have you ever tried to take a photo or download an app, only to realize your iPhone/iPad is out of storage? Have no fear! In this course, iConnect instructor Loraine Smith will show you various ways to clear up device space: clearing browsing history, clearing unwanted data from iOS, offloading unused apps, clearing duplicate contacts and photos, and more! Participants will also learn about battery health and how to preserve it, as well as familiarize themselves with bytes and sizes of digital documents, photos, and media. Please bring a charged iPhone/iPad to class.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Friday August 9   1:00-2:00

Understanding the Cloud (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

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If the Cloud is a mystery to you, trust us, you’re not alone! In this program, iConnect instructor Loraine Smith will explain what the Cloud is, how Cloud technology works, how to access and sync devices to the Cloud, costs, advantages, and fears associated with Cloud technology. Participants will leave this program with a clearer understanding of Cloud technology and how it can improve their overall digital experience! Please bring a charged iPhone/iPad to class.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

September

Wednesday September 4   1:00-3:00

Digital Photography (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

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Nowadays, anyone with an iPhone can be a photographer! In this course, participants will learn the “Rule of Thirds,” how to access different photographic styles via phone settings, how to take excellent videos, selfies, wide angle shots, etc., and where all these images are stored on one’s device. Participants will also explore some auto features that make photography easier for all experience levels! Please bring a charged iPhone to class.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Wednesday September 4   3:30-4:30

Social Media (Levels 1 & 2)

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More and more people of all ages are joining the social media scene, but with so many apps and platforms, it can be overwhelming! This course, presented by iConnect instructor Loraine Smith, will introduce participants to various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. Smith will explore the interface and navigation of these social media sites, what the app/site is intended for, the pros and cons of each platform, and how to set up a social media account or page. Please bring a charged iPhone/iPad to class.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Thursday September 26   10:00-12:00

Settings on iPhone/iPad (Levels 2 & 3)

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Join iConnect instructor Loraine Smith for this informational and interactive session exploring settings on your iPhone or iPad. Participants will learn how to access control center features, cast and mirror their screens, airdrop photos and videos, keep devices backed up and updated, manage passwords, change text size and boldness, access personal hotspots, personalize notification settings, and explore accessibility settings. Please bring a charged iPhone/iPad to class.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

Thursday September 26   1:00-2:00

Apple Books (Levels 1, 2 & 3)

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In this 1 hour class, iConnect instructor Loraine Smith will teach participants how to make the most out of Apple Books. Learn how to browse, purchase, and read ebooks and audiobooks, all from your Apple device. This course will also show participants how to navigate the Apple Books interface, as well as exciting ways to narrow search results for chart toppers, staff recommendations, new and trending titles, and books specifically recommended for the individual based on download history. This course is suitable for all levels. Please bring a charged iPhone/iPad to class.

 

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Instructor: Loraine Smith has been teaching all things Apple for CLE for the last five years. Loraine holds a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University and is an Apple Certified Business Partner.

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