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Penn College to Offer Computer Courses for Beginners


Adults who want to learn more about using today’s technology may enroll in introductory courses to be taught in July at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s main campus.

The classes, offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, require little or no previous computer knowledge.

A Beginner’s Guide to Computers and Microsoft Office class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 27. This is a fun course that introduces use of the computer to create correspondence, basic financial spreadsheets and presentations. The instructor will lead participants through creating basic files using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The class is paced for the novice and includes time for questions and answers in a stress-free environment. The cost is $129.

A WordPress.com: Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Website or Blog class will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on July 10 and 17. This class is designed for those new to creating websites and blogs, whether for personal or business use. Learn how to create your website and customize its design without needing to be a programmer. Participants should have basic computer skills, as well as proficiency using a mouse. The cost is $189.

To register or receive more information about the classes, visit WDCE or call 570-327-4775.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education and workforce development, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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