Date(s) - August 27 - September 13
The Office of Adult Education is pleased to announce the brand new Tech Skills tutor training, scheduled to launching August 2017! This training is designed for volunteers that are interested in bridging the digital divide through education. Volunteers will be equipped with an understanding of adult learning theory as well as strategies for improving the digital literacy of adults.
Tutor Now, Technology Skills. This training is designed for volunteers that are interested in bridging the digital divide through education. Volunteers will be equipped with an understanding of adult learning theory as well as strategies for improving technology skills of adults. After completion, trained tutors are placed at KEYSPOT open access computing labs and adult education programs throughout Philadelphia.
Participants will learn:
- the barriers to digital inclusion and the wide variety of learners served in Philadelphia
- how to apply adult learning theory and learner-centered strategies to motivate learners
- tips to locate and access information and resources using technology
- Lesson building and resources
About Online Training:
The online training allows volunteers complete the work online at their own pace within the two and a half-week period. An online facilitator will provide guidance, clarification, support and evaluate the work submitted by potential volunteers.
Completion of all components is required to receive a Certificate of Completion from the Office of Adult Education. No prerequisites required.
For more information, call the Office of Adult Education at (215) 686-5250.