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Take Lessons. Earn Badges. Find Work.


JobScout
http://myjobscout.org/
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JobScout is a web and mobile platform designed to help get users back to work by teaching job seekers the digital literacy skills they need to find a job.

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Google Tools for Small Business


Vermont Council on Rural Development
http://www.vtsbdc.org/assets/files/Googletoolspres...
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This presentation provides information on how to use free tools for businesses offered by Google. The tools include search engine optimization, Google analytics, Google places, and Google AdWords.

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Networking For a Job


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch/3
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In this tutorial you will explore how to network, build relationships, and review strategies for using social media to create a brand for yourself.

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Searching Online for a Job


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch/2
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In this tutorial you will learn where to look for online job postings, how to perform an effective search, and how to apply for a job online.

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Codeacademy


Codeacademy
http://www.codecademy.com/
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This site provides introductory tutorials on how to use JavaScript, a programming language to provide enhanced user interfaces and dynamic websites.

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Connecting Communities Local Leader FAQs


Southern Rural Development Center
http://srdc.msstate.edu/ecommerce/curricula/connec...
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This guide is designed to enhance the use and adoption of information technology tools and infrastructure in rural communities. Cooperative extension educators and community leaders can use this guide to improve:
-The availability of access to broadband connectivity across the community;
-The ability of organizations in the community to use digital technology to achieve their mission and goals; and
-The ability of individuals in the community to use digital technology to improve their social and economic well-being.

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Microsoft DreamSpark


Microsoft Corporation
https://www.dreamspark.com/Default.aspx
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DreamSpark provides professional-level developer and design tools to students and educators around the world at no charge. These Microsoft tools will help you advance your learning and skills through technical design, technology, math, science, and engineering activities.

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Microsoft Publisher


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/publisher2010
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Design impressive brochures, business cards, newsletters and more with Microsoft Publisher.

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Twitter 101


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/twitter101
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Still don't get Twitter? More and more this micro-blogging network is becoming a very useful tool for finding out what's going on with the people and things that matter to you the most. With our simple and engaging tutorial, you can learn all the various ways you can use Twitter to enhance your own life.

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Digital Tattoo


Digital Tattoo
http://digitaltattoo.ubc.ca/
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What is your digital tattoo? In short, it's your online identity - the bits and data that form who you are online.

The goal of this online learning tool is to share resources that encourage you to think about your online presence, to navigate the issues involved in forming and re-forming a digital identity and to learn about your rights and responsibilities as a digital citizen. This website includes writing, videos, images, and quizzes organized within five learning modules: Protect, Connect, Learn, Work, Publish. The modules can be completed individually or in sequence.

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Living Life Online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec1...
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Parents and teachers often talk about helping you stay safe, online and off. They try to teach you to think critically about what you see and hear, and make sure you have the skills you need to succeed in the 21st century. But the truth is that being a good citizen these days requires the same skills it always has: being honest and respectful of others, and treating other people the way you want to be treated. So whether you are texting or talking, posting photos or playing games, this guide has information to reinforce those citizenship skills that work online and off.

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Facebook 101


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/facebook101
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This tutorial was created to get you up to speed on how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page of your own, including understanding the Facebook privacy policies and settings.

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Job Search Tutorial


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch
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This tutorial teaches effective strategies for approaching and conducting a job search.

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GCFLearnFree.org


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics
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The Goodwill Community Foundation offers free, great online learning on a wide range of basic and intermediate skills in Microsoft office applications, computer basics, Internet basics, social media and other self-sufficiency skills. Microsoft Office tutorials for various software versions:

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Spread the Word


OnGuard Online
http://onguardonline.gov/spread-word-about-kids%E2...
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This tutorial offers tips for presenting to kids or adults, and ideas to help you spread the word about being safe online.

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Heads Up: Stop. Think. Click.


OnGuard Online
http://www.onguardonline.gov/articles/0033-heads
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This tutorial helps kids learn why and how to stay safe online.

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Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online


OnGuard Online
http://www.onguardonline.gov/media/video-0001-net-...
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This resource covers what parents need to know, where to go for more information, and issues to raise with kids about living their lives online.

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StopBullying.Gov for Kids


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://stopbullying.gov/kids/index.html
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This site can help you figure out what you can do if you are being bullied, if someone has called you a bully, or if you have seen bullying.

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Recognize Cyber Bullying


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Bullies are no longer just the tough kids on the school playground. With today’s technology, these troublemakers are able to do their taunting online, too.  It’s called cyber bullying, the use of technology to harass or bully someone through forums, chat-rooms, with instant messaging, on sites like Facebook and with hate E-mail. Cyber bullies can be smart and savvy web-users, so it may be hard to recognize them at first. But there are warning signs to pay attention to. Being able to recognize a cyber bully and knowing how to react appropriately can help you stay safe online.

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How to Delete Cookies


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/adv...
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When you visit a web site, cookies store site settings and information on your computer. This can be anything from your user ids, passwords or e-mail addresses to items you’ve added to a virtual shopping cart like on Ebay or Amazon. Cookies can be helpful and don’t pose any real threat in most cases. But if you’re sharing a computer and/or don’t want this type of information stored, you can easily delete them.

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