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Helpful tutorials for the best online class experience

We are all at different comfort levels with our online classes but online classes are here to stay! Yes, one day, they will be held alongside in-person classes. We want you to have the best experience and recognize that some of the language used for online classes is new to you. On this page are various definitions or videos to help you get the most out of your online class. We will be adding more as we learn more about what skills are needed. 

See below for videos about LifeQuest orientation, Facebook tips, Zoom instructions and general internet tips.


How to be Online with LifeQuest

Join us Mondays at 11:00 a.m. on Zoom for an interactive tutorial on all things online. This class is free and open to the public. We begin this class a week before the term and repeat it for three weeks.

To join us for this class, use the "Download Zoom" button above. At 11:00 a.m. click the "Orientation" button above.

Download Zoom on your computer; choose Zoom Client for Meetings. 

For tablets and smart phones, visit your App Store or Google Play and search for Zoom Cloud Meeting.  Once you have Zoom, you're ready to join us to learn more.


Creating a basic Facebook account and following the public page of LifeQuest


Facebook: Basic things about what is on Facebook


Finding Facebook LIVE Videos


How to Join A Zoom Meeting for the First Time


Now you have Zoom installed, how do you update the program?


How to Refresh/Reload your browser

What does it mean when staff ask you to "Refresh or Reload"?

On Facebook, if you arrive to the website early, class might not be live yet and you might need to refresh your page. (Refresh and reload are interchangeable terms and allows new material to come onto the webpage.)

The refresh or reload icon looks like a circle with an arrow going clockwise.

Watch videos below to see how to do this on a website on a computer. The video underneath that shows how to refresh a website on a cell phone or tablet.


How To Use Your Democrat Gazette iPad


Bookmarking or Creating Shortcuts on an iPad or iPhone

Bookmarking or Favoriting on Desktops and Laptops


Saving an Email


Watching Facebook Videos on a TV