Improving Computer and Tablet Skills of Adults in Aiken

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We can teach you to use your computer, regardless of your experience level, in a relaxed manner tailored to adults. We are here to help you improve your computer skills. If you have never used a computer, we will get you started with our beginning courses. If you know the basics and want to refine your skills, we will help you with our advanced courses. For more information, contact us.


Current News and Announcements

  • Register for a Fall Course. Go to the list of courses we offer and pick out a course to improve your skills. Click the course name to see if it is offered this fall when classes begin in September. Then go to how to register. Hope to see you in class!
  • Open House and Registration. While there are a number of ways to register, if you have questions about course content or how we teach, you will want to come to Open House on September 9, 10:00 a.m., in the Learning Center. Volunteers will be there to answer your questions and take your registration.
  • Should McGrath Teach Mac Computers?. We are considering offering courses in using a Mac computer (we already teach courses for iPad and iPhone). Initially the Mac courses would be demonstrations, with the option of bringing your Mac laptop to the class and doing the exercises with your computer. You can help us decide by completing a short, online survey.
  • Windows 10. All of our desktop courses are taught on computers running Windows 10. For our courses taught with a specific application, such as Microsoft Word 2013 or Microsoft Excel 2013, the course is the same under Windows 7, 8.1, or 10.
  • Sign-up for our mailing list online. You may sign-up for our email list and/or our printed catalog mailing list online. Go to the sign-up form here.
  • Open Lab. When classes are in session, we conduct an Open Lab for students to attend and get help. You may also register for an upcoming course at Open Lab. Volunteers manning Open Lab will have forms and be ready to accept your registration and to try to answer any question you have. Open Lab is held Wednesday afternoon during the term from 3:00 until 5:00.
  • Have a Question? If you have a question about our organization, check our our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. It presents answers to many questions about the McGrath Computer Learning Center and its courses. If you don't find an answer there, please send us an e-mail at [email protected]. You may also call us at (803) 641-3741.

McGrath Computer Learning Center
Office of Conferences and Continuing Education
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801

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  • Workshops are two-hour classes that meet one time and focus on a specific topic. If you can't fit a full four- or eight-week course into your schedule, perhaps you can fit a workshop in. Descriptions of all our workshops can be found here. Registration for a workshop can be made at any time up to 2 days before the workshop is held. The workshops scheduled for the remainder of the Winter Session are:

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The McGrath Computer Learning Center is associated with
the Office of External Programs and Continuing Education at the:
University of South Carolina Aiken

471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
Contact: 803-641-3741
E-mail the webmaster at [email protected]
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