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Adult literacy, Computer assisted instruction, Digital divide


Public libraries provide digital literacy programming to support the needs of individuals in their communities. However, structuring a program that serves learners with varying skills, goals, and interests is challenging. This presentation will share research findings on digital literacy acquisition in a self-paced, tutor-facilitated learning model implemented in public libraries and community centers around the country. Administrators and coordinators demonstrated the flexibility of the program by adapting it to a variety of settings. The use of a structured online learning platform with in-person help has proven to be a creative, sustainable approach that was responsive to learners' needs.


Presented at the Oregon Library Association Conference, Eugene, OR in April 2015.

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