Continuing on from our first quarterly newsletter where we explored Digital, Media, and Technology Literacies, in the April, May, and June Issue of the BCPL Newsletter we investigate Cultural, Civic, and Health literacy. We dive back into the types of literacy, defining them, assessing where you are at with them, and resources that can support your further development as desired.
We have added Civic, Cultural, and Health Literacy Quizzes below to help you get an understanding of how 'lit-erary' you are. Enjoy, and please feel free to share your thoughts and experiences with this.
|Technology Classes||On hiatus, until further notice. Free computer classes are offered in a variety of topics such as MS Office Products, Google Apps, Social Media, Introduction to Zoom, and more. You can receive an opportunity to gain a nationally recognized certificate from Northstar Digital Literacy in certain topics as indicated|
|LinkedIn Learning||Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.|
|Universal Classes Courses||While your goals can range from career development through the acquisition of new skills and knowledge to personal enrichment aimed at a hobby or fulfilling a passion, continual education is essential to all aspects of life. We provide the tools necessary for these pursuits - and to proclaim yourself a life-long learner!|
|TechBoomers||Techboomers aims to improve the quality of life for older adults and other inexperienced technology users by empowering them to learn how to use popular and trusted websites and Internet-based applications.|
|GCF Learn Free||The GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.|
|Opposing Viewpoints - Media Bias||An online database that explores opposing sides of the most important issues, helping learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills.|