AARP Arkansas is bringing free Technology, Education, Knowledge – or TEK - classes to central Arkansas this summer.
AARP TEK offers three hands-on workshops — Intro to iPad; Books, News, and Music-iPad; and Staying Safe Online-iPad—for those who want to get the most out of their computer tablets and to feel more comfortable with technology. Tablets will be provided for practice, and friendly AARP TEK guides will answer your questions.
Each workshop is limited to 40 participants, so please RSVP today! Descriptions of each workshop follow listings of workshop dates and RSVP information. Get a brief overview by watching this interview with State President Nan Selz on THV 11, then scroll down for full details.
Limited seating is still available for Tuesday, July 19 in Benton. To RSVP, register online or call 1-866-591-8105.
- July 19: Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library, Meeting Room, 1800 Smithers Drive, Benton, AR 72015
Next month, AARP TEK workshops will be held Thursday, August 11 in Maumelle and Thursday, August 18 in Little Rock.
To RSVP for AARP TEK workshops in August, register online or call 1-866-740-6947 (note different phone number from July).
- August 11 Holiday Inn Express 200 Holiday Drive, Maumelle, AR 72113
- August 18 Holiday Inn Little Rock Airport-Conference Center 3201 Bankhead Drive, Little Rock, AR 72206
The three workshops are as follows:
Intro to iPad: 10-11:30 a.m. Are you new to mobile technology, and ready to discover the power of apps? Join us for a hands-on workshop covering iPad skills from touchscreen basics, texting, taking & sharing photos, downloading apps, and more.
Books, News, and Music-iPad : 12:30-1:30 p.m. OR 4:30 -5:30 p.m. Take your daily news, digital book collection, and favorite songs with you, wherever you go. Explore having fun with digital media on tablets in this hands-on workshop. Note that the Books, News, and Music session repeats later during the day.
Staying Safe Online-iPad: 2:30-3:30 p.m. If you want to ensure that you’re doing what you can to be SAFE online, then this course is for you. This hands-on tablet workshop will cover ways to identify and avoid some of the most common online scams.