In this section, we provide ideas on how you can use the technology you have more effectively in the teaching and learning environment. We recognize the challenges adult education settings have with uneven technology infrastructure (to say the least); however, there are ways to be creative, and we hope to inspire you to try out some of these ideas. A variety of courses are offered from beginning through advanced levels empowering adult learners to use technology to meet business, personal, and professional goals. Whether you are new to computers or an experienced professional, we have free classes and certificate programs to meet your needs.
This publication provides materials to help adult educators use computer technology in their teaching. Section 1, Computer Basics, contains activities and materials on these topics: increasing computer literacy, computer glossary, parts of a computer, keyboard, disk care, highlighting text, scrolling and wrap-around text, setting up text, databases, spreadsheets, how to tutor with the computer Author: Patty Slider, Kathy Hodges, Cea Carter, Barbara White. For adults who lack familiarity with computers, life in the modern age can be a challenge. That’s because technology is involved in almost every aspect of our lives: we need it for work, school, keeping in touch, day-to-day task management, remote education and even online shopping.