Each month we offer technology-focused webinars. These free online sessions explore high-value and emerging technology tools that support adult learning in the classroom and program delivery activities within organizations.
Our schedule includes webinars offered in French and English. In partnership with the Deaf Literacy Initiative (DLI), some webinars are delivered in American Sign Language.
Join our webinars to learn more about powerful tools and resources, including user basics, features, practical applications, security and maintenance.
Past Events › Webinars
Wondering where to find and how to use mobile Apps in your literacy program? Join our free webinar on Apps for adult literacy teaching and learning on June 14th at 3:00 pm. We will explore and learn about a variety of Apps ( IOS & Android) that you can use to support teaching, learning and administration in your adult literacy program.Find out more »
DLI Tech Tuesdays: Canva - easily create beautiful designs and graphicsFind out more »
Our free webinars will be back on September 13th, 2016 with Slack: a powerful instant messaging and collaboration tool designed for teams. Slack offers users a streamlined solution to manage email volume by consolidating communication into one place. During the Slack webinar we will tour the tool exploring features like: Channels – organizing team communications by projects, topics, and teams so everyone can see what’s happening. Direct Messages-sending direct instant messages, and private communication to colleagues. Integrating apps and tools like Twitter,…Find out more »
SMARTBoard - a closer look at SMART Exchange, Notebook, Notebook Express and SMART kapplack - a powerful instant messaging and collaboration toolFind out more »
Remind is a free tool that enables instructors to communicate with their students through text without exchanging phone numbers. Its ability to be immediate means that instructors and students can send each other last minute updates. Join us to learn how to set up Remind and to find out how instructors are using it.Find out more »
Create an internal network for resource sharing and backup Join us for a webinar that provides an overview of Dropbox and how it can be used as an alternative for an internal network that enables resources sharing and back up of files. Dropbox and Google have competed to provide cloud storage and file sharing. We will review how Dropbox works and what makes it different from Google Drive. We will have a quick look at productivity tools and sharing features…Find out more »
Quizlet is a tool for creating online activities and tests. Join us to learn about Quizlet, an online tool that allows you to create study sets including flashcards, tests and study games to make learning fun. During the webinar, we will tour the tool, exploring features like: ● how to setup your account ● how to create various activities and share them with your students *This free webinar will be delivered in partnership with the Deaf Literacy Initiative. We will…Find out more »
During this webinars we will be exploring the digital skills needed for employment, education and independence. Together we will review: What digital skills employers expect? What digital skills are essential for success in post secondary? What digital skills do we need to navigate the world every day? Additional resources shared (website) https://sites.google.com/alphaplus.ca/digital-skills-resources/employmentFind out more »
Protopage is a free and easy-to-use RSS reader, Internet start page and virtual desktop. If you have ever wished to be able to easily collect, store and find web pages, bookmarks and notes, then Protopage is the tool for you. Learn how easy it is to stay on top of what’s happening in adult education, technology and the world. This tool also allows you to easily save bookmarks and notes all in one place and for free! Questions? Please contact…Find out more »
AlphaPlus technology coaches can give your old laptops new life with a Chromebooks makeover (part of the Chromium OS Conversion Project). Chromium OS is the open-source development version of Chrome OS, a Google operating system (OS) that Chromebooks use. A free Operating System, Chromium converts old PC computers and laptops into state-of-the-art CloudReady devices that work much like Chromebooks. That means outdated computer systems can be retooled with Chromium OS, including powerful Google Apps and tools. Join us for a webinar…Find out more »