SCF to Offer My PC Series

(Bradenton, Fla., May 2, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Corporate and Community Development (CCD), in partnership with Microsoft Corp., is offering My PC Series, a continuing education program designed to support baby boomers and other adult learners who want to learn new computer skills for home or work.

Based on curriculum provided by Microsoft, the My PC Series takes a unique, jargon-free approach to teaching a variety of “getting started” computer topics. The series includes hands-on workshops on computer fundamentals such as navigating Windows 7 and using free Windows Live tools for photo editing, social networking and more. Participants will learn skills using computers with Windows 7, Microsoft’s latest operating system.

The following My PC courses will be offered on Tuesdays at SCF Lakewood Ranch:

• Getting Started with Windows 7, 2– 5 p.m., May 24;

• Digital Photo Editing Workshop, 2– 5 p.m., June 7;

• Connecting with Friends & Family Workshop, 2 – 5 p.m., June 14.

The fee for each course is $45.

For more information, call SCF Lakewood Ranch at 941-363-7000. Complete course information also can be found at Maps and directions are online at

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