The Digital Literacy class is intended to teach program participants the solid foundation in Basic Computer Skills, Typing, Tablet Use, Gmail, Google Apps, Internet, Search Engines, E-Safety, Repair, and Troubleshooting. Participants learn the fundamentals of basic computer/tablet skills and best practices in navigating the internet, school district parent portals and utilizing anti-virus and parental control software. The digital literacy program helps participants learn, acquire and familiarize themselves with the skills necessary to navigate a computer/tablet and other technical skills.
The Basic Computer Skills, Internet and Repair Training Program is a hands-on training-based approach to learning. In a small classroom setting, participants are supported in their learning with individual attention from a Parent University instructor, and their peers. Participants are given access to sophisticated online tools used in basic computer repair, diagnostic and troubleshooting. Hands-on technical learning of software applications is supplemented with discussions and activities designed to increase participants knowledge of basic computer skills, internet, and repair. The program is designed to empower participants to be skilled, confident, positive basic computer skills users. Participants completing the class are able to troubleshoot and repair any computer/tablet.