This research was supported by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to Portland State University (LG-06-11-0340-11).
Adult literacy, Computer assisted instruction, Digital divide, Tutors and tutoring
The Tutoring Strategies and Organizing Learning Brief describes the strategies that tutors used to foster successful engagement with technology among a wide variety of learners. The Research Briefs series highlight key findings about how underserved adults acquire digital literacy skills, and include quotes from participants and practitioners. The Briefs are designed to be accessible by practitioners, program administrators, and policy makers to inform and enhance digital literacy programs.
Castek, J., Jacobs, G., Pendell, K., Pizzolato, D., Reder S., & Withers, E. (2015). Tutors: Tutoring Strategies and Organizing Learning (Digital Literacy Acquisition in Brief). http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16199