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Basic Digital Literacy Series

  • Friday, May 6, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, May 13, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, May 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, May 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Up to 10 participants:
  • Participants should bring their own devices (cell phone, laptop, or tablet)
  • I can provide up to 10 laptops for anyone who doesn’t have a device

                                         Workshop Series: 4 sessions

May 6:  Device Basics, 10 am-11 am or 11am-Noon

(Choose one or both sessions)

Participants can bring their own laptop, cell phone, or tablet (or use CCE-provided laptops) to learn about how to log in, get online, and perform basic navigation tasks.

10 am-11 am Laptop Basics:

11 am-12 pm Tablet/Cell Phone Basics:

May 13:   Finding Reliable Information Online, 10 am-Noon

  • Participants will learn how to use search engines, like Google, to find information online and evaluate its reliability. This session includes a discussion on search tips, clickbait, pop-up windows, and more. Participants will also search for information on topics of interest to them.

May 20:   Staying Safe Online, 10 am-Noon

  • Participants will learn how to create a long, strong password they can remember, how to avoid falling for malicious emails (specifically phishing), and how to identify a reliable, encrypted website for online shopping. The discussion will include web payment services such as PayPal and Venmo.

May 27:   E-Mail Basics, 10am-Noon

  • Participants will create an email account with G-Mail if they do not already have an email account, and learn how to send, read, respond to, and delete email messages.

Contact

Delia Hubbard
Digital Literacy Resource Educator
dmh347@cornell.edu
518-272-4210

Location

Troy Public Library
100 Second Street
Troy, New York 12180

Last updated April 22, 2022