On St. Croix, the Aureo Diaz Heights Community will observe the nationwide Digital Learning Day event on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 11am-12pm utilizing viNGN’s Absolute Beginners Computer Lab at the Aureo Diaz Public Computer Center. Participants will be exposed to the basics of mouse and keyboard use, computing, Internet and Email basics, and Internet Safety.
Completion of the online exam with the passing score of 80% or higher will earn a certificate for successful students, as well as encouragement to continue on the Digital Literacy path with FREE typing, Microsoft and technical training courses available online. Continue reading
As part of the ongoing mission to help bridge the “Digital Divide” the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) encourages the community to access and share a free Absolute Beginners Computer Lab. The course is available online by clicking “Digital Literacy” on viNGN’s web site, http://www.vingn.com. The Absolute Beginners Computer Lab is a collective work containing custom text plus links to tools and video from a variety of sources to eliminate the guesswork in introducing new users to the mouse & keyboard, computing, Internet, Email, search, and online safety. Continue reading
Lynda.com, a LinkedIn company, is a portal that provides business, software, technology and creative skills to individuals, corporations, and both government and academic institutions. We just learned that now, U.S. veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. armed forces are being granted a full year of free and unlimited access to the courses at Lynda.com at no charge whatsoever. Continue reading