Winona Digital Literacy Project: Intro to digital literacy classes


(4/23/2018)

Are you new to computers? Do you want to learn how to use the Internet properly? What about social media and your smartphone?

The Winona Digital Literacy Project is offering a series of classes from April 24 to May 22 that will help digital literacy beginners. All classes will be held at Central School (317 Market Street) in room 102 from 6-8 p.m. All participants must register. To register for the classes, go to winonadlp.org/events or call Adult Basic Education at 507-494-092 or the Winona Public Library at 507-452-4860.

On Tuesday, April 24, attend the introduction to computers class. In the first hour, learn how to turn computers on, the basic parts/equipment of a computer and the difference between personal computers (Windows, Mac, and Chromebooks). Then learn about the Internet – searching email, Google Drive, privacy, and your security.

Then on Tuesday, May 1, learn how to create documents and spreadsheet as well as how to use Google Docs.

The next class, held on Tuesday, May 8, will focus on social media. What is it all about? Social networks covered are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

On Tuesday, May 15, learn more about the Internet and how to be a good “net-citizen.”

The last class in the series is on Tuesday, May 22, and will focus on smartphones and how they can be used.

About Winona Digital Literacy Project
The Winona Digital Literacy Project (Winona DLP) is a grant-funded project through Bremer Bank’s L3 (Libraries, Literacy, and Leadership) Institute. The goal of the project is to educate the Winona area community in digital literacy skills including but not limited to GED testing, job skills, and general computer skills.

The Winona DLP is currently looking for volunteers that are interested in teaching digital literacy skills or assisting community members during open lab hours. If you are interested in volunteering, please connect with DLP on its contact page.

 

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