Digital Literacy Resources

A destination for practitioners in service-oriented organizations—such as libraries, schools, community centers, community colleges, and workforce training centers to find digital literacy content. The resources can be found by subject area, community, by skill topic, and learning level.

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Educause


Contributed by: Educause
Link: http://www.educause.edu/

A nonprofit association who promotes the intelligent use of information technology. EDUCAUSE helps those who lead, manage, and use information resources to shape strategic decisions at every level. A comprehensive range of resources and activities is available to all interested employees at EDUCAUSE member organizations, with special opportunities open to designated member representatives.

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Edutopia Technology Integration


Contributed by: The George Lucas Education Foundation
Link: http://www.edutopia.org/technology-integration

Educator resource to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating for innovative, replicable strategies that prepare students for their future education, careers, and adult lives.

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eInclusion and the role of Social Networks


Contributed by: Studies Media Information Telecommunications
Link: http://ilsemarien.com/system/files/361/original/Ma...

Focuses on the current implementation of e-inclusion initiatives in Flanders (Belgium) and critically analyzes how they relate to existing social networks

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eLearning by Monster


Contributed by: Monster.com
Link: http://monster.cyberu.com/html?pageUrl=/content/Fr...

Monster offers free eLearning courses on topics ranging from such as Time Management for Maximum Productivity to Office 2010: Outlook. This link will take you a complete list of the free online courses offered.

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eLearningNC


Contributed by: State of North Carolina
Link: http://www.elearningnc.gov/

eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom.  In most cases, it refers to a course, program or degree delivered completely online. This site contains a resource of links to virtual resource that can be searched and soon will be personalized to the user.

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Email Scams


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Link: http://onguardonline.gov/media/game-0012-spam-scam...

Three rounds. Three strikes. Make it through this game, and it's clear — you're on to spam scams and not likely to get slammed by the next one.

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Emerging Technologies in Adult Literacy Education


Contributed by: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)
Link: http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/technology_pa...

This paper describes the potential contribution of emerging technologies to adult literacy and language education and the opportunities and challenges involved in incorporating these technologies into adult education programs.

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Empowernet California


Contributed by:
Link: http://empowernetcalifornia.org/

Funded by the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), Empowernet offers training programs and best practices that are being utilized throughout California.

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English for All


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Education (ED)
Link: http://www.myefa.org/login.cfm?fuseaction=default

Training and interactive classes to learning English. Made possible by a grant from USED.

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ESL/Civics Links


Contributed by: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Link: http://civicslink.ket.org/about/main.xml

ESL/CivicsLink is a professional development system for adult education ESL teachers. Developed by adult educators for adult educators and tested in the field, this web-based product is managed by Kentucky Educational Television and prepares teachers to do the following: teach English to speakers of other languages, enhance cross-cultural awareness, and integrate English literacy instruction and civics education.

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Essential Self Help Social Networking Computer Videos


Contributed by: ComputerHelpers4Good.net
Link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL80A49C791CE512...

These online FREE videos show how to handle common issues, based on actual viewings from our computer training system. Considered essential for anyone that uses a computer for more than 10 hours a month, to keep the system working well.

Provided as a public service by ComputerHelpers4Good.net

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Evaluating Online Sources


Contributed by: Connect Your Community
Link: http://www.connectcommunity.org/2010/09/26/module-...

An introduction to evaluating online sources.

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Expanding and Handling Problems


Contributed by: International Finance Corporation
Link: http://www.smetoolkit.org/smetoolkit/en/content/en...

This tutorial contains information on rules to follow before expanding your business, ways to motivate key employees, and explains common business problems such as uncontrolled cash flow, drop in sales or insufficient sales, and higher costs. The tutorial also contains suggested activities and a quiz to test your knowledge of the subject matter covered during the tutorial.

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Experience Works


Contributed by: Experience Works
Link: http://www.experienceworks.org/site/PageServer?pag...

Experience Works helps low-income seniors, with multiple barriers to employment, get the training they need to find good jobs in their local communities.

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Explaining Variation in Twitter Adoption among a Diverse Group of Young Adults”


Contributed by: Web Use Project
Link: http://www.webuse.org/pdf/HargittaiLitt-TwitterAdo...

What motivates young adults to start using the popular microblogging site Twitter? Can we identify any systematic patterns of adoption or is use of the service randomly distributed among Internet users of this demographic? Drawing on unique longitudinal data surveying 505 diverse young American adults about their Internet uses at two points in time (2009, 2010), this paper looks at what explains the uptake of Twitter during the year when the site saw considerable increase in use.

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Eyenote App Overview


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Treasury
Link: http://www.eyenote.gov/

The EyeNote™ application (app) was developed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) for the blind or visually impaired to use as a tool to increase accessibility to Federal Reserve Notes (U.S. paper currency). EyeNote™ is built for the Apple iOS to allow the user to scan a bank note and communicate its value back to the user.

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Facebook 101


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/facebook101

This tutorial was created to get you up to speed on how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page of your own, including understanding the Facebook privacy policies and settings.

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Facebook Dictionary


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Link: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nybbexpress/curri...

A guide to understanding terms used on Facebook.

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Familiarízate con Internet


Contributed by: Club Digital
Link: http://club-digital.com/leccion2

El Internet es un mar de información y en la lección 2, te mostramos cómo buscar y conectarse a la información que necesita. Con un vídeo sobre los fundamentos de los motores de búsqueda también incluye artículos sobre cómo usar las populares redes sociales Facebook y Twitter.

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FCC Broadband Speed Test


Contributed by: Federal Communications Commission
Link: http://www.broadband.gov/qualitytest/about/

The purpose of the Consumer Broadband Test (Beta) is to give consumers additional information about the quality of their broadband connections and to create awareness about the importance of broadband quality in accessing content and services over the internet. Additionally, the FCC may use data collected from the Consumer Broadband Test (Beta), along with submitted street address, to analyze broadband quality and availability on a geographic basis across the United States.