How do you find local computer classes for individuals of all ages?


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Find many local computer classes for students of all ages by checking with a regional library system or community college, or by searching for local class listings on Code.org. These sources list classes on different computer topics for different ages at varying levels of expertise.

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Public libraries can provide a broad range of classes on using different computer programs, such as PowerPoint and Excel, or using photo editing and e-book publishing software. Checking with the local public library website or visiting the library in person helps identify all the options offered.

Local community colleges teach computer class for academic credit that run for a full academic term and require payment of college tuition. However, some community colleges also run shorter workshop classes to the public of all ages for less cost. Checking with both the continuing education departments and the regular academic offerings provides the most comprehensive listings of computer classes at these schools.

Code.org is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to increasing access to computer resources and skills for women and other under-represented students. Their website provides a search tool under the Learn link that helps to identify local computer classes at schools and centers in the region.

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