computer literacy

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computer literacy

1. The ability to acquire and apply a basic understanding of computer hardware and software to solve problems or access information.
2. Educational programs designed to help students gain mastery in computer applications.
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2000 to open an education centre that provides literacy, computer technology and health courses.In 2002, Hayes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and moved back home to Memphis, Tennessee, where he pursed business interests that flowered into two restaurants, a best-selling cookbook and top secret barbecue sauces.In his later years, Hayes reached a new audience by supplying the voice for Chef, the libidinous sage on the cartoon series CySouth ParkCO.
These services include career development, tax assistance, fair housing/foreclosure assistance, homebuyer education classes, financial literacy, computer literacy, social services referrals and eligibility screening.
* Alyssa Whitfield of Rochester, N.Y., who heads the Youth Lifeline Foundation, a nonprofit group that teaches such life skills as financial literacy, computer skills and self-esteem to at-risk youth.
Media literacy is a multiple literacy that includes informational literacy, computer literacy, film and video literacy, and cultural literacy (Scheibe, 2004; Valmont, 2003).
This aim has been achieved by providing education services such as literacy, computer skills or English training, and by providing women with employment opportunities through its various projects.
Among Vorgetts's projects are a school in Kandahar and one in Peshawar for refugees; literacy, computer, sewing and embroidery classes; dairy and poultry projects for rural widows; and material aid for returning refugees.
The information literacy competencies need to be integrated into library literacy, media literacy, computer literacy, Internet literacy, and research literacy as well as critical-thinking skills.
They improved competencies related to literacy, computer operations and adaptations, computer applications for children, and family involvement.
* Information competence is the fusing or the integration of library literacy, computer literacy, media literacy, technological literacy, ethics, critical thinking, and communication skills.
This enables the students to complete lab activities geared towards helping them gain competency in information literacy, computer literacy and the transition material.
A 1999 report from the National Research Council promotes the concept of "fluency" with information technology and delineates several distinctions useful in understanding relationships among information literacy, computer literacy and broader technological competence.
Services were implemented in the areas of multicultural services, English as a second language, adult literacy, computer technology, nonbook materials, community development programs, local area networks, school and public library development and more.
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