My PC Series from Microsoft – Computer courses for Seniors and less tech-savvy adults

The My PC Series is developed by Microsoft and based on extensive research about how less tech-savvy adults want to learn new computer skills. The hands-on workshops take a unique, jargon-free, lifestyle approach to teaching a variety of ‘getting started’ topics for the PC, Windows 7, and digital photography.

The My PC Series is a hands-on, jargon-free curriculum of computer classes that Microsoft has developed for adult learners. This new Windows 7 and Windows Live Essentials centered curriculum is based on extensive audience and instructional research about how less tech-savvy consumers want to learn new computer skills. The content is designed for adults and has been tested with well over 500,000 students.

SeniorNet, a leading technology educator for older adults, is launching a new series of one-hour workshops in the My PC Series to seniors around the country. These workshops are an important part of helping seniors become computer literate.

This series will help show seniors how to connect with their children and  grandchildren via video chat on Windows Live Messenger, createg family photo albums with Windows Live Photo Gallery, share pictures and stories on Skydrive, etc.

The curriculum consists of ten 1 hour workshops and four 3 hour workshops suitable for personal enrichment or workforce development and a longer 12 hour Introduction to Windows 7 course for business and home users.

Organizations interested in obtaining the free curriculum may want to visit MyPCProgram.com.

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