Tips to Teach Adult Learners Basic Technology Skills: webinar followed by Discussion
Submitted by David J. Rosen on January 14, 2019 - 3:33pm
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Integrating Technology Colleagues,
Michael Matos's 90-minute webinar today (Monday, 1/14/2019) had over two hundred participants. There were more questions and comments than could be addressed. Whether you attended or not, you are welcome to join us tomorrow through Friday in a discussion with Michael. If you would like a copy of the slides Michael presented email Steve Coleman at email@example.com.
You are welcome to post questions to Michael at any time, beginning now, through Friday. Michael organized the webinar with these topics:
- Why Teach Adult Learners Basic Tech Skills (Digital Literacy)?
- Digital Literacy Standards
- Integrating Technology in WIOA
- Digital Literacy/Technology: Teaching/Learning
- Websites & More: Typing, Mousing, & Other Computing Skills Practice & Resources
We'll begin the discussion with the first topic, and quickly move to the others.
Here's a little about Michael:
Michael Matos is the Senior Director of Adult Education, Employment and Training Programs for Albany Park Community Center in Chicago. He manages the adult education and ESL program. He presents at national, state, and regional conferences on topics related to adult literacy, technology integration, and standards aligned instruction. Michael is a Certified ABE/ASE Adult Education Standards Specialist in Mathematics. He was a Computer Technology Center Director and Instructor from 2008-2012, and he was a colleague of mine in the 2018 Illinois Digital Learning Lab project.
Please join in and post your questions beginning on Tuesday, January 15 - and continuing through Friday, January 18.
David J. Rosen, Moderator
LINCS CoP Integrating Technology group