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Digital Literacy Curriculum

The goal of Digital Literacy is to provide access and teach basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Whether you are entirely new to computing or have some experience, this curriculum will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. From using the Internet, to sending e-mail, to creating a resume, the Digital Literacy Curriculum helps you develop the essential skills you need to begin computing with confidence.

The Digital Literacy Curriculum consists of five courses:

  • Computer Basics
  • The Internet and World Wide Web
  • Productivity Programs
  • Computer Security and Privacy
  • Digital Lifestyles

This curriculum has be integrated into the ATTAIN core curriculum to be tailored or customized by instructor/facilitators community-based organization, Educational Opportunity Centers and other counseling center affiliated with the ATTAIN project, to use it in the information technology training programs.

Visit your local ATTAIN Lab for more information on Microsoft's Digital Literacy Program.

ATTAIN is supported by a grant from Microsoft Corporation