This workshop is for users of any smartphone, tablet or PC technology. Although we will is used to help them stay connected. And soon they venture to photos, email and an occasional internet search. But we all understand that our smartphones are capable of so much more.
Lifelong learning has become more critical than ever in our rapidly changing world. And it is not just for jobs and careers. Having the ability to learn can simply make life more satisfying and fulfilling. This workshop will explore using technology to up your learning game?
This workshop will explore five of the best of learning approaches as delivered by smartphones, tablets and PCs. Through discussion and demonstration of multiple apps, you will learn about these five avenues to learning:
- eBooks - We’ll look at using your technology to read books. And we will show you how to access a lifetime of reading for free!.
- Podcasts - Podcasts are the new radio where you can listen and learn from millions of programs, all on your time.
- Learning Platforms - A review of some of the best online learning sites including tips to access some of the best for free.
- Video - Need to learn a skill? You name a topic and you can likely find an online video to assist you. The key skill is to be able to search for the topics you need. And the vast majority are free.
In each of the categories, we will define the opportunity and platform, recommend apps, resources and content sources. We will put a special emphasis on approaches most appropriate for the SHIFT community. We also consider affordability in our recommendations.
You will leave this session with information that will allow you to better explore and learn with the support of your technology. And we’ll share across the SHIFT community to learn what other SHIFTers are doing to support lifelong learning.
demonstrate the approaches using a smartphone, all of the approaches can also be accessed using computers.
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Price: $15 Members, $20 Non-Members