Nation Innovation has been helping Indigenous communities to take advantage of the latest innovations in computer technology and services. Our goal is to improve computer literacy with the aim of improving career prospects and job readiness.
Digital Literacy Workshops
Nation Innovation delivers the fundamental knowledge needed to excel in computer operations with our Digital Literacy Course.
IC3 Digital Literacy 2 day workshops provide participants with the knowledge and understanding of basic computer skills, including key Microsoft applications and networking technologies.
Course Outline – 2 day – 16-hour format
Digital Literacy instruction will consist of the following modules and lessons:
Summary of Lessons – 16 hours
Computing Fundamentals covers a foundational understanding of computer hardware, software, operating systems, peripherals, troubleshooting and mobile device and cloud computing concepts.
Lesson 1: Operating System
Lesson 2: Hardware
Lesson 3: Networks and Mobile Device
Lesson 4: File Management and Cloud Computing
Lesson 5: Software and Apps
Lesson 6: Troubleshooting and Backup and Restore
Lesson 7: Security Concepts
Key Applications covers popular word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications and the common features of all applications to help you learn faster, work smarter, and present yourself better.
Lesson 8: Using Applications
Lesson 9: Using Microsoft Word
Lesson 10: Using Microsoft Excel
Lesson 11: Understanding Database Concepts
Lesson 12: Using Microsoft PowerPoint
Living Online covers skills for working on the Internet or in a networked environment and maximizing your communication, education, collaboration, and social interaction in a safe and ethical way.
Lesson 13: There’s an App for That
Lesson 14: Looking at the Internet
Lesson 15: Managing Media Literacy
Lesson 16: Digital Communication
Lesson 17: Understanding Email and Calendaring
Lesson 18: Your Life Online
As part of this two (2) day workshop, Nation Innovation will provide each participant with:
A 2 day course on Digital Literacy
Access to certified Workshop instructor
IC3 GS5 (MS Windows 10 and MS Office 2016) Manual and other training materials
Training facility with projector
Workstations for students to use while in the workshop
Lunch is provided
A fun, safe environment
In addition, Nation Innovation will provide an ICT Training Needs Analysis questionnaire that all participants will complete in order to get a better understanding of their individual skill sets.
We will review the information provided and provide feedback if more detail is needed and determine what lessons will have an extra emphasis.
This also allows us to recommend any additional training for your participants as well after the course is complete.
These workshops will ensure learners develop the critical entry-level skills needed to use the latest computer and Internet technologies. Knowledge of these essential computer skills promotes employability, a greater success at work, standardizes computer skills and lowers technical support costs.