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Access to the Internet and computer training are key services
public libraries and some nonprofits provide. To bolster their efforts, the
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provided $7.2 billion to expand access to
broadband services in the United States.
Many groups received BTOP funding
(Broadband Technology Opportunity Program) and are busy creating and updating
computer centers, recruiting trainers and volunteers, creating lesson plans, and
developing ways to keep their community engaged and interested in improving
their computer skills. If this sounds like you, join us for this upcoming online event!
How to Evaluate Your Digital Literacy ProgramThursday, June 30, 11 a.m. PacificIn this free webinar, Linda Hofschire, Research
Analyst at the Colorado State Library and a BTOP grant recipient, will discuss
the systems they use to track their impact, what they report, other indicators
they track, and how this data will benefit their libraries beyond the grant
period. We will also provide a broad overview of evaluation fundamentals and
highlight some reporting tools.This webinar is specifically developed
for anyone currently managing a computer center, librarians involved in
computer-related programs, those who support digital literacy programs, or BTOP
grant recipients. You will leave with an understanding of how to track the
impact of your public access computers and computer training programs.
Becky Wiegand is the Webinar Program Manager at TechSoup.org @bajeckabean on Twitter
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