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Basic Computer Courses Offered Free at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division


Want to learn the basics of how to operate a computer as a first-time user? Sign up today for free, three-week Computer Basic Skills: "Get to Know Your Computer" courses at Owens Community College.

Offered free of charge, the class is taught at Owens Community College's Workforce and Community Services Division, 2249 Tracy Road, Northwood.

Experienced teachers will provide a friendly, adult classroom atmosphere with personal attention. The course meets 1:30-3:30 p.m. or 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, September 9-25 or 9-18. A third course will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 10-26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

This course introduces how to operate a mouse, keyboard strokes, giving orders to the computer, basic file management, creating a document and using different software. The computer class is hands-on with one computer per student.

Enrollment in the course is open to everyone. For more information or to register for the class, call (567) 661-7357 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7357.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing community college of its size in the nation. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 37,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students in Northwest Ohio. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 140 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.

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