Program Details

GroovyTek "Tekfun": Taking Control of Your Personal Technology

Instructor
Nicholas DeAngelis
WS461

Course Description

Join GroovyTek to learn the skills you need to engage with and explore your personal technology with confidence. This series uses relatable and understandable terms that resonate with today's technology. On-screen visuals and occasional hand-outs support the topics. Instruction will be highly hands-on, with extensive Q&A and interaction. Participants will leave with an expanded knowledge of what their personal technology can do and gain an overall comfort in using their devices.  Space is limited.

Lectures

  1. The Technology Landscape: An overview of the advance of technology through the years, focused on the major "tech companies" of consumer electronics.
  2. Your Tech Inventory: Learn where your devices fit into the "big picture" of consumer electronics and how to make the most of them.
  3. Online Security: Learn best practices for navigating the online world of social media, banking, and fraud.
  4. Digital Platforms: Pros and cons of different communications platforms like Zoom; learn how to stay connected with friends and family.
  5. All About Apps: There are dozens of apps for just as many purposes; learn which ones can make your day-to-day easier.
  6. Cutting the Cord: Online streaming comes in many forms; live TV, original content, and specialty providers. Learn how to cut your cable bill and only pay for what you watch.

About the Instructor

  • Nicholas DeAngelis is a bright and dedicated technology professional. As one of GroovyTek's foremost Florida Technology Trainers, he is an expert at taking the pain out of personal technology. Trained to CompTia A+ certificate standards, he can accurately diagnose and resolve a wide swathe of issues on computers, cellphones and tablets. Teaching is his passion, and he loves to see the ways in which technology can improve the lives of people of all ages.