What is the My PC Series?
The My PC Series is a free set of hands-on, jargon-free classroom-based curricula
of computer classes developed by Microsoft for delivery through adult learning
Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Essentials–centered
curriculum is designed for adults who want to learn new computer skills and has
been tested with well over one million students.
What classes are in the My PC curriculum?
Over twenty 1-hour workshops are available for Windows 8 including introductory
classes: "Meet the new Windows" and "Learn to navigate Windows 8." A 12-hour
Introduction to Windows 7 course, ten 1-hour workshops and four 3-hour workshops
are available for Windows 7.
The Windows 8 and Windows 7 curricula are suitable
for business and home users working to achieve personal enrichment or workforce
development. View the workshop descriptions page for more information.
What does the My PC Series offer?
- Access to a complete, comprehensive, and free set of delivery materials for each of the My PC courses and workshops,
including instructor guide, a set of PowerPoint slides, student handouts, and a collection of course files needed to deliver each course or workshop.
- Access to free materials to support instructors in evaluating the curriculum,
learning the software, and preparing to teach, including white papers, and
software resource kits.
- A full suite of marketing materials and guidance to help attract students, such
as customizable flyers, catalog ads in a variety of sizes, and e-mail templates.
Download an evaluation toolkit
A free toolkit
is available to help evaluate the benefits of the My PC Series. The toolkit
includes a program overview, course outlines, and sample content.
I’m ready to adopt
See how to access the program toolkits, workshop
materials, instructor guides, and the classroom setup guides for all of the My
PC Series workshops.