Helping Individuals Acquire Digital Literacy Skills

Session 5: 1:00-2:30 PM (Thursday March 03, 2022)



We know that individuals need digital literacy skills now and into the future to fully participate in today’s society. By the end of the session, each participant will identify at least one online resource they can use to help their students, clients, stakeholders, etc. acquire digital literacy skills to address a digital literacy challenge those individuals are facing. This session will begin with a definition of digital literacy and a survey of participants to list digital literacy challenges they face in their contexts. We will then take a look at a digital skills framework to help participants understand what skills to focus on depending on where their individuals are and what resources they might use to help those individuals acquire the skills they need. There will be breakout rooms for participants to meet and discuss the resources they have identified and gather ideas on how to use the resources in their contexts, followed by all participants in the main room to close.


Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Anthony Burik


Anthony is a Project Specialist with OTAN, a California leadership project that focuses on assisting adult education staff with integrating technology into instruction and curriculum. He provides online and face-to-face training at sites and conferences across the state. He also assists with managing OTAN digital content and digital communications. Prior to OTAN, Anthony worked at Mt. Diablo Adult Education for 15 years in the ESL and GED programs.

Type of Presentation

Demonstration (90 minute)


  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Support Staff

Program Strands

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Secondary Education
  • Career Technical Education
  • English as a Second Language

Category Strands

  • Blended Learning
  • Distance Learning
  • Technology Integration
  • Online Engagement and Assessment