Connecting Seniors Through Every Citizen Online

By Amanda Murphy Tech Wise, L.L.C. knows seniors. It specializes in training senior citizens through more than 60 computer courses targeted to help seniors learn technology skills. When Bill Boxler, co-owner of Tech Wise, was made aware of Connect Ohio’s Every Citizen Online free computer and Internet training program for Ohio adults, he knew it was a great fit for …

Patience of ECO Instructors Vital to Helping Seniors Get Connected

By Lyndsey Kleven For those who have never operated a computer before or are unfamiliar with the Internet, signing up to learn computer skills can be overwhelming. With the wealth of information that is available, learning this new skill can be both exciting and intimidating to a first-time computer user. Connect Ohio’s Every Citizen Online (ECO) free basic computer training …

Every Citizen Online Classes Help Adults Build Computer Skills for Employment

By Lyndsey Kleven Southern State Community College (SSCC) has partnered with Connect Ohio to train adults through the Every Citizen Online (ECO) program on basic computer and Internet use. More than 15,000 adults across Ohio have taken the training program to expand their technological capabilities. The free courses are helping Fayette County area adults connect and communicate online in ways …

Every Citizen Online All-Star Facility Award Presented to Clark State Community College

By COH Staff Connect Ohio has named Clark State Community College (CSCC) an Every Citizen Online (ECO) All-Star Facility. The ECO all-star award was presented to Gary Kuhn, contract training facilitator for the Corporate and Public Services Department for the college, by executive director Stu Johnson during Connect Ohio’s quarterly Technology Association Meeting, held in Columbus December 9, 2011. Connect …

Every Citizen Online Helps More Than Just First-Time Computer Users

By COH Staff Since January 2011, the Marion Public Library has had 156 people take advantage of their Every Citizen Online (ECO) basic computer-training program. The classes, geared towards beginner computer users, can be beneficial to anyone looking to broaden their current computer and broadband skills. A Marion County couple, Bob and Marjorie Banks, were prompted to register for the …