Adult education launches class on Windows 8

Valley Regional Adult Education has launched the online class Introduction to Windows 8, through its online partner ed2go.

Student will learn how get the most from the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system, including managing apps, programs, photos, files, and folders. Participants will also learn how to organize photos, protect their files and browse the Internet with Window 8’s new Internet Explorer.

This course is part of Valley Regional Adult Education’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through lessons, online instruction and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain knowledge at their convenience.

They have the flexibility to study at their own pace, combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly.

The courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback and facilitating discussions.

To learn more, call Valley Regional Adult at 203-924-6651 or visit and click Online Learning under Enrichment Programs.