Mastering Internet Navigation
Welcome to the Digital Literacy Course for Older Adults: Browsing, Searching, and Evaluating! This course is designed to empower you to enhance your digital skills and become proficient in browsing the internet, conducting effective searches, and evaluating online information. Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to navigate websites, formulate search queries, identify reliable sources, and avoid misinformation. By the end of this course, you’ll have the confidence to explore the online world and make the most of its vast resources. Let’s embark on this exciting journey of digital literacy together!
This course is built out of three modules, each focusing on essential aspects of digital literacy: browsing information, searching, and evaluating. Let’s take a closer look at what each module entails:
Learn web browsing basics: different browsers, opening/closing tabs, navigating sites, and bookmarking pages. Personalize your browsing experience with settings.
Master the art of effective online searches: precise query formulation, using search engines, filtering results, and finding specific information efficiently.
Develop critical evaluation skills: assess website credibility, identify biases, and distinguish reliable sources. Avoid misinformation and scams with informed judgments.