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Helping ESL Students with Life Online - Digital Literacy in Adult Ed

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As we teach, learn, work, and interact more online and with our devices, it has become increasingly apparent that there is a gap in the digital literacy skills of many of our adult learners. These skills have become crucial not only in navigating the day-to-day, but also in achieving success academically and in the workplace.  This webinar will focus on activities for adult ESL students to help develop essential digital literacy skills in areas such as privacy and security, managing your digital footprint, online etiquette, and tips for online or hybrid classes. Using examples from the new edition of  Stand Out, we will discuss how to seamlessly incorporate digital literacy skills into ESL instruction.


Katie Davis is a Development Editor at National Geographic Learning, based in Boston, MA. She has an EdM in TESOL from Boston University and five years’ experience in ESL/EFL classrooms. At NGL, Katie has worked on several series for the adult and academic markets, including  English in Action, World English, World Link, Reflect, and  Stand Out.

Adam Robinson is an Associate Development Editor at National Geographic Learning. He has over ten years of experience in ESL/EFL instruction in Asia, Europe, and the US. At NGL, Adam has worked on a number of titles for the adult ed market, such as  Stand Out, World English, World Link and English in Action.

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