Karl Plesz

Information Technology guide

Based in
Calgary, Canada
Also teaches in Chinook Learning Services
Karl Plesz | Information Technology guide

Rates: Negotiable. I tend to charge by the project or task. I am very reasonable and flexible.

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Karl's been working with computers since 1983 and the internet since 1994. Karl's been an instructor / tutor in this genre for at least 15 years. "I've helped people with computer troubleshooting, computer and network security, purchases, tune ups, blogging, web site critique - you name it." Asked why he is drawn to teaching technology, he says, "I have a knack for explaining complex topics in a manner anyone can understand - in fact, that's what I enjoy doing most - explaining things.' About the only thing Karl doesn't do related to computers is programming.

Group Classes

Improv workshop for absolute beginners


A friendly, fun introduction to the fundamentals of improvisation. The basic rules of improvisation as well as scene structure are covered using a variety of games and experimentation. We will explore the concepts of accepting offers, creating a solid foundation, moving the story forward, being in the moment, responding to your partners' actions and words, communicating beyond words and much more. Improvisation skills help with self-esteem, speaking in front of people, team work and thinking on your feet.

It's a: 
Chinook Learning
, Calgary, Canada
Date and time: 
April 12, 19, 26. 6-9pm.
$129 (full workshop)


Continuing Ed Instructor in Computing & Internet & Improvisation

Teaching a variety of courses evenings and weekends for a local ConEd facility. Courses include Computer Troubleshooting, Internet Safety & Security, Blogging, How to buy a computer, How to use eBay, MS Office. I'm about to introduce a new workshop - improvisation for beginners.

May 2003 - Dec 2008

Lead IT Instructor

Taught the first portion of an adult re-training program preparing people for entry level IT careers. Subjects taught included DOS, Windows, Hardware (A+), MS Office, Networking Essentials.

Jun 2000 - Sep 2003

IT Support Specialist

Diagnosis and repair of IT equipment in an organization of over 500 people. Specialized in troubleshooting and security.

Aug 1994 - Nov 1999

Telecommunications Trainer

Developed and taught many complex technical courses to telecommunications technologists. Courses included cryptography, teletypes and computers, information security.

May 1985 - Aug 1994


Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.


I don't do this for a living - it's more of a hobby. It's not the money that's most important to me - it's satisfied clients. If I can't fix your problem, there's no charge. Teaching sessions are not refundable.

Last login: 11 years 45 weeks ago

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