As a child of the 80s and going through the internet boom of the 90s it’s only natural that when I wanted information I would “Google it”. I then made my way blogs and podcasts as ways of consuming information but eventually there came a time I seemed to fall short in finding what I was looking for. At first I jumped into LinkedIn and found Adult Educator groups that were great but after a while noticed that the posts were getting further and further apart.
This spring I had the pleasure of speaking with Anne Glassman from the Lakeville Area Learning Center, and her lead volunteer Angie Farrell, about their Skype Coaching program. This innovative program matches volunteer tutors with adult English learners for one-to-one coaching in English via Skype, an Internet-based video calling service. The Coa
Today, more than 60 million Americans still aren't using the Internet at home. Most organizations have neither the know-how nor resources to address key barriers of digital literacy, awareness of affordable options for access and devices, or even availability of digital trainers.
Audacity is a free, full-featured audio recording software program for Windows or Mac. You can download and install it from http://web.audacityteam.org/. Using Audacity allows you to make longer recordings and edit your recordings as much as you like. Once you have created your audio files, to distribute them to learners you would need to upload them to a web-based service like Chirbit or iPadio.
Saint Paul Neighborhood Network is a community media center. SPNN empowers people to use media and communications to better lives, use authentic voice and build common understanding. We operate five channels on the Comcast cable system and reach over 55,000 cable households in Saint Paul, Minnesota.