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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Internet and Digital Safety for Teachers and Learners 
Workshop description

Ever wonder how you can keep yourself and your learners safe online - is that even possible?

You can and it is possible to use mobile devices, apps, and online tools effectively and safely.

The objectives of this workshop are to:

  1. explain what a web presence is
  2. show how to design and maintain a presence online that suits the individual personally and professionally,
  3. detect and avoid scams such as pharming, phishing and smashing (and to explain what those terms mean)
  4. have participants become more aware of phone settings to increase your mobile safety,
  5. show how to use the Internet safely.

Participants are encouraged to have their mobile device with them to follow along as the presenter shows settings on different OS types.

For more information about this and other OTAN Workshops contact OTAN at support@otan.us or call 916-228-2580.

 
Session length 1.5 hours 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.


Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.