Many digital literacy training modules can be found on the new DigitalLiteracy.gov website.
In partnership with American River College, California Connects is developing tools to help new internet users learn to use the internet for essential tasks such as conducting job research, building a resume, exploring higher education opportunities, accessing health and finance resources, and performing other functions of daily life. Check back this summer to explore our first online, interactive digital literacy training tool.
If you are looking to brush up your digital literacy skills, Microsoft provides a range of free digital training resources. To learn about topics such as computer basics, the internet, computer security, and privacy, select the Basic Digital Literacy Course. After you complete each course, you will be given a short “assessment” or online exam to determine if you have learned each of the training topics covered in the course. You will also be able to download a certificate of completion after finishing the assessment.
California Connects is developing resources to assist new broadband users as they navigate the often complicated commercial landscape of purchasing technology resources and broadband access. Check back for resources currently under development by California Connects about how to purchase and/or access critical technology resources; topics include: comparison shopping, definition of key terms, and consumer rights.
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