NWC News Desk

Say "hello" to a computer in Tuesday and Thursday classes

Posted February 18, 2008

P O W E L L, W y o. - Powell area residents ready to make the plunge into computers are invited to an "Introduction to Computers" class that meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 4-18, in the Center for Training and Development on Northwest College's West Campus.

The class is designed for anyone who would like to get a handle on computer fundamentals, utilize word processing and acquire some Internet basics. Participants will work through a series of exercises in five evenings to become familiar with basic computer terminology, plus hardware and software that is essential to computer users in today's world of technology.

They'll learn how to utilize the settings and elements of the operating system, weigh factors in purchasing a computer, access online help and many other basic computer functions. Then they focus on word processing skills for everyday use. Students also learn about e-mailing, Web-browsing, searching and many other features needed to move around on the World Wide Web.

The cost is $75 per person and includes a comprehensive manual.

To find out more about this class or others offered through the Northwest College Center for Training and Development, e-mail Stacy Gilman or call (307) 754-6062.