TRAINING TOOLKIT FOR DIGITAL LITERACY


Overview

This toolkit is a self-contained package providing the information, guidance, and materials needed for an institution, organization, community group, or individual to deliver trainings in digital literacy in their communities. The Toolkit addresses the complete range of activities to consider in undertaking such trainings, from planning and scheduling to feedback and follow-up. The focus, however, is on training the trainer for successful classroom delivery, and the bulk of the resources are devoted to providing trainers with the tools, understanding, support, and skills necessary for this outcome.


Digital Literacy Curriculum

Module Presentation Handout Quiz Sample Training Video
Basic Computer Skills - Module 1: Computer types; hardware and software PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Basic Computer Skills - Module 2: Basic computer use; keyboarding; mousing PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Basic Computer Skills - Module 3: Windows use and navigation: Start menu, libraries, window sizing, drag & drop PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Basic Computer Skills - Module 4: Introduction to Word: creating, editing, and organizing documents PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Introduction to the Internet - Module 1: Basic concepts: Home page, menu, links; browsers; web addresses PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Introduction to the Internet - Module 2: Search engines, domains, evaluating and comparing websites PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Introduction to the Internet - Module 3: Email setup and use; attachments; Netiquette; security PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Introduction to the Internet - Module 4: Online sources for health, education, and employment information PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Selecting & Maintaining a Computer - Module 1: Computer standards and user needs; choosing a computer PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Selecting & Maintaining a Computer - Module 2: Internet access options; choosing an ISP; connecting to the Internet PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Selecting & Maintaining a Computer - Module 3: Security software; operating system updates; housekeeping and backups PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Security & Safety in the Digital Age - Module 1: Guidelines for digital interactions; security for email, texting, and social media PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Security & Safety in the Digital Age - Module 2: Privacy, secure websites, and passwords; hacking, phishing and identity theft PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View
Security & Safety in the Digital Age - Module 3: Managing junk email (SPAM); browsing history, parental controls, and filtering software PowerPoint / PDF PDF PDF Download / View

Digital Literacy Training Toolkit (printable) with accompanying videos

Training Section Presentation and Document for Printing Video
Preparation, Marketing, Adult Learning PDF / Word Adult Learning Pt. 1: Download / View
Adult Learning Pt. 2: Download / View
Adult Learning Pt. 3: Download / View
Basic Computer Skills PDF / Word Training Tips: Download / View
Introduction to the Internet PDF / Word Training Tips: Download / View
Selecting and Maintaining a Computer PDF / Word Training Tips: Download / View
Security and Safety in the Digital Age PDF / Word Training Tips: Download / View
Back Page for all Booklets PDF  

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