AmeriCorps Digital Inclusion Computer Classes Offered at Libraries

Bowling Green, KY. (June 3, 2019) – For the months of June and July the AmeriCorps Digital Inclusion Initiative will host classes on computers and technology at the Southwest Harbor Public library and the Bass Harbor Memorial Library. The classes are for anyone who wants to learn basic computer skills, how to use different software programs as well as how to keep …

Looking at digital literacy through different lenses: Access and adoption, design, and digital equity

Published by Generocity on May 31, 2019 By Zarl Tarazona  When it comes to digital literacy, the issues of access, adoption, inclusion and equity need to be a part of the conversation. The digital divide — the gap between those who have access to technology and those who don’t — is often the hot topic within discussions about digital literacy. …

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall Addresses New Mexico Rural Electric Cooperative Association At Annual Meeting

Published by Los Alamos Daily Post on June 1st, 2019 By Carol A. Clark SANTA ANA PUEBLO ― U.S. Sen. Tom Udall addressed the New Mexico Rural Electric Cooperative Association Wednesday during the opening session of their annual meeting. In his remarks, Udall discussed the importance of promoting renewable energy, along with his efforts to expand rural broadband access and …

Rural Counties That Would Most Benefit From Telemedicine Lack Broadband Access

Published by Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station on June 3, 2019 By Sarah Boden  Telemedicine has the potential to connect people in rural communities to health care providers who might otherwise take hours to reach by car. But a new University of Pittsburgh study finds that many of these places lack the infrastructure to actually make telemedicine possible. “These are patients …