DigitalLearn.org is Public Library Association’s online hub for digital literacy support and training. Included in DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed, video-based tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy skills. The modules help learners practice basic skills like using a mouse, creating an email address, navigating a website and more. Once learners have practiced the basics, they can move on to more specific topics to help them apply for a job, find health information, be productive, connect with friends and family, and to stay safe online. DigitalLearn.org provides intentional, foundational instruction to be taken at the pace of the learner anytime.
Choose from over 500 online courses, from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy. Learn something new or update your existing skills.
Speak and understand a new language better. With 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language. Rocket Language also features modules in Spanish and Chinese to learn English. This is perfect for the business or traveler Learner, as well as extra practice for students.
The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) is a global thought leader dedicated to expanding human potential through entrepreneurial mindset education.
ELI hosts this self-paced, modular curriculum for entrepreneurs based on The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (Original Edition) is designed for a broad audience cultivating entrepreneurial thought and process.
Participants will consume video content, discuss and apply core concepts, engage in the entrepreneurial process, and reflect individually. As a result, participants will become more empowered and engaged by:
- Developing entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors, and skills
- Identifying social and situational factors that encourage or inhibit entrepreneurial behavior
- Identifying, evaluating, and validating opportunities in ambiguous, real-world circumstances
- Identifying and interacting with entrepreneurs who provide critical guidance and ongoing support
Early World of Learning, World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts. With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities. Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish. Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.
Residents of Virginia have access to a variety of digital resources to Virginia residents through their local public library. This is made possible with Library Service and Technology funding granted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Virginia.