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Google’s Applied Digital Skills
Webinar Series


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Participants of the upcoming COABE/Google Applied Digital Skills webinars will receive the typical 1 CEU per 1 hour of Professional Development.
All webinars will be uploaded to our repository for future viewing.

Archived Webinars

Session 1: What is Digital Literacy, G Suite and Applied Digital Skills?

Google and COABE are co-hosting a webinar series around Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. In this webinar, Google’s Applied Digital Skills team will walk us through:

  1. What is digital literacy, and why is it important? What is G Suite?
  2. What is Applied Digital Skills (Google’s digital literacy curriculum)?
  3. Understanding its format: online, video-based, project-based
  4. Understanding its design: blended learning, in and out of the classroom
  5. Why Signing In is Important: Student and Teacher Dashboards, Student Tracking, Assigning Lessons and Support

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Session 2: Google’s Applied Digital Skills: Get Started with Lessons

Google and COABE are co-hosting a webinar series around Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. In this webinar, Google’s Applied Digital Skills team will walk us through:

1. Range of Lessons: Elementary, middle, high school, and adult learner lessons
2. Types of Lessons: Project-based and research-based lessons 
3. How to find Lessons: filter by app, audience, and more
4. How to do a Lesson: Video-based lessons and their features

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Session 3: Google’s Applied Digital Skills: Beginner Lessons

Google and COABE are co-hosting a webinar series around Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. In this webinar, Google’s Applied Digital Skills team will walk us through a deep dive starter lessons for adults:

1. Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks
2. Start a Résumé
3. Edit a Résumé
4. Send Professional Emails

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Session 4: Google’s Applied Digital Skills: Digital Skills for the Office

Google and COABE are co-hosting a webinar series around Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. In this webinar, Google’s Applied Digital Skills team will walk us through popular lessons to learn digital skills for the office:

1. Connect and Collaborate Anywhere with Digital Tools
2. Give and Receive Feedback
3. Effective Communication at Work
4. Negotiate Your Salary
5. Plan Effective Meetings

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Session 5: Google’s Applied Digital Skills: Support Resources, Certification, and Next Steps

Google and COABE are co-hosting a webinar series around Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. In this webinar, Google’s Applied Digital Skills team will walk us through its website’s support resources, how to get your students G Suite certified, and the next steps you should take to start teaching the free curriculum. 

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About Our Presenters

Shahla Naimi is a Program Manager for Google’s Applied Digital Skills program. Applied Digital Skills (g.co/applieddigitalskills/coabe) is Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. It is an online resource of lessons that you can use to teach adults everything from basic digital skills (like sending an email or writing in a document) to more advanced digital skills (like project management or personal budget tracking). Applied Digital Skills is a Grow with Google program, and is dedicated to bringing digital literacy to everyone. 

Tara Reifsteck is a Program Manager for Google’s Applied Digital Skills program. Applied Digital Skills (g.co/applieddigitalskills/coabe) is Google’s free digital literacy curriculum. It is an online resource of lessons that you can use to teach adults everything from basic digital skills (like sending an email or writing in a document) to more advanced digital skills (like project management or personal budget tracking). Applied Digital Skills is a Grow with Google program, and is dedicated to bringing digital literacy to everyone.

Janet Maragioglio works on the Google Applied Digital Skills curriculum team creating video-based lessons that equip students with future-ready skills for education, work, and life. She has 20+ years experience writing and designing educational materials and is passionate about equity and access in technology education.