UAMS Sets SeniorNet January Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

By Ben Boulden

Classes begin Jan. 6. They are:

  • Fundamentals for Beginners,
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon  
  • Digital Photography/Picasa,
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Introduction to Computers — Windows 8,
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.
  • iPad and iPhone Camera and Photo Editing Demo,
    Jan. 17, 2-3:30 p.m.

Course fees for sixteen hours of instruction are $45, and student manuals are $15. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock.

The iPad and iPhone Camera and Photo Editing Demo is a single session that will cover how to use the cameras in those devices and edit photos taken with them. The enrollment fee for the class is $15.

For more information and to register for a class, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at

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