A full online course designed to make mastering Excel easy even for beginners.
Free learning tools to help technology work for you or your students.
The Web Literacy Standard
The Web Literacy Standard is a map of competencies and skills that Mozilla and their community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web.
Improving Adult Literacy: Using Technology to Support Learning and Motivation
A webinar recording of a LINCS panel discussion.
Digital Promise Webinar: Providing Internet Access for Students in Need
ConnectED Technology ToolKit
Technology Integration Self-Assessment
Literacy, Numeracy and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments: Framework for the OECD Survey of Adult Skills
47 Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom
This site offers learners interactive lessons on subjects such as Everyday Life, Math and Money, Computer Training and more. Users will need to register. Registration is free.
This site provides a free screen reader.
Technology in Today’s ABE Classroom
This report is the summary of results from a survey performed by World Education of the northeastern United States. The purpose was to find out how technology was being used in ABE programs and use those results to provide needed services.
The Good, Bad and the Ugly
This site offers guidance to educators on choosing web resources for use in the classroom.
Surfing for Substance
This guide helps to introduce staff developers, teachers and program administrators to using the World Wide Web as a resource as an instructional resource.
Andragogy and Technology
This summary of Malcolm Knowles’ theory of andragogy helps teachers and administrators tailor technology based instruction to adult learners.
Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
This site offers easy to follow lessons on how to use the web to search for resources including tips on how to use popular search engines.
Developing and Utilizing Internet-based Classroom Activities
This site includes internet-based lesson plans for use in ABE, GED and literacy.
Your homepage for every digital literacy resource.
They create online resources for adult learners and the literacy programs that support them.
Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum
Whether you are new to computing or have some experience, this curriculum will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. The courses help you learn the essential skills to begin computing with confidence, be more productive at home and at work, stay safe online, use technology to complement your lifestyle, and consider careers where you can put your skills to work.
Video: Passwords 101
Short video on how to create an easy to remember and secure password.
Combination of technology and financial literacy websites and resources.
Basic Computer Skills
A short, easy-to-master, web based course on basic computer skills.
TLN Technology Committee - New User Tutorial
This is great for people who have never used a computer before. It walks through everything step by step starting with different parts of the mouse and what cursors look like.
The Reader-to-Leader Framework: Motivating Technology-Mediated Social Participation
Jennifer Preece and Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland
Who’s Not Online and Why
PEW Report by Kathryn Zickuhr, September 25, 2013.
Emerging Technologies in Adult Literacy and Language Education
Brought to you by the National Institute for Literacy, June 2010.
Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century
Brought to you by the Educause Quarterly, 2006.
Curriculum Teaches Digital Literacy and Citizenship
Brought to you by CNET, April 2010.