iPad and Computer Classes

All information below subject to change

This page provides a sample of classes, but is not meant to be a complete list; If you know of a class near you and don't see it listed here, please email us the information (ucbrc@berkeley.edu) and we'll add it to the page!

iPad Classes 

Community Classes

  • Senior Connects program at the Center for Accessible Technology: A free program providing hands-on training to seniors on using technology, including computers, wireless devices, smartphones and tablets; offers an iPad lending program. http://www.cforat.org/seniors. 510 841-3224; info@cforat.org
  • Community Living Campaign (in San Francisco): Through the City’s SF Connected program, Community Living Campaign works together with the Department of Aging and Adult Services and other community agencies to close the digital divide, ensuring that seniors and people with disabilities don’t get left behind. http://sfcommunityliving.org/computertraining.html
  • Piedmont Adult School: Offers "Computer for Older Adults," This course is for older adults (and others) who have no experience with computers and is taught in the PC environment. We will learn to use email and Internet. We will practice word processing and talk about basic vocabulary. We will concentrate on the special needs of the older adult  https://register.asapconnected.com/default.aspx

Senior Centers

Public Libraries

  • Berkeley Public Library: Drop-in beginner classes held in the Electronic Classroom, third floor, Central Library: Mondays 6pm, Thursdays 10am; call 510-981-6148 for information. Also offers a laptop/ipad lending program 
  • Albany Public Library: Weekly technology tutoring; appointment mandatory. Located at 1247 Marin Ave., Albany. 510-526-3720 ext. 5 
  • El Cerrito Public Library: Weekly technology tutoring; appointment mandatory. Located at 6510 Stockton Ave., El Cerrito. 510-526-7512
  • Oakland Public Library: Computer tutoring in English and Spanish offered at Elmhurst and Chavez branches; call for details. 510-615-5727
  • San Francisco Public Library: tons of classes for technology, social media, and general computer use.Upcoming classes: http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1100000001&m=all&t=3&s=74 

Community College Computer Literacy Courses