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Facebook & E-mail

Length - 6 Weeks
Topics Include:


  • Create a Facebook account and practice log in
  • Search for, add, remove, and accept “friends”
  • Change profile picture, upload images, create photo albums and “pages”
  • Update “status” and send individual and group messages
  • Comment on, share,  and “like” posts
  • Review and change privacy settings


  • Creating an Outlook e-mail account
  • Sending and receiving messages
  • Replying to, forwarding, and adding attachments to e-mails
  • Using your address book (i.e. saving contacts)
  • Customizing e-mail (i.e. background, signature, folders, etc.)


Upon completion of the Facebook and Email course, students should be familiar with the basic use of Facebook and comfortable with sending and receiving e-mail.  Students will begin by creating a Facebook account, working with the detailed features of Facebook and communicating and connecting with “friends.”  Next students will create an Outlook e-mail account and progress through customization, sending and receiving e-mail, and managing folders.  Privacy and security issues and tips will be discussed during both portions of this course.

Are you ready to take this course?

Students should possess these minimum skills and/or materials prior to taking this course:

  • Basic computing experience (i.e. turning on computer, basic mouse and keyboarding) – If you do not possess these skills, you may be interested in taking the Basic Computing course.
  • Internet navigation skills – If you do not possess these skills, you may be interested in taking the Basic Computing course.

What you need to do before you attend your first class

  • Call Thessalon Continuing Education at (705) 842-9191 to get your name placed on a class list. You will be contacted approximately one week before classes begin to confirm your attendance and answer any questions you may have.
  • Registration is free!



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