Digital Literacy Resources
Classroom Instruction Resources
You can find resources to help you be successful in your online classes and develop your digital literacy skills. You can also find tips for online collaboration, and how to access e-proctoring through
NICO will help low-literacy newcomers to learn basic computer skills, online learning skills, as well as boost their confidence to navigate the digital world. Newcomer Introduction to Classes Online (NICO) is an open source resource to be used by IRCC funded organizations that provide online language training. The purpose of the curriculum is to improve low-literacy newcomers' access to online language training opportunities. IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada) funded the curriculum development
Curriculum Guidelines , Toolkits, and Progression Lists
This e-toolkit is for ELL instructors and course developers teaching in a variety of online ELL contexts – fully online, blended, or face-to-face.The eLearning Toolkit guides you through a process of establishing, facilitating, and evaluating the online learning environment – the space, content, and community that you and your learners interact with.
Digital Literacy Progression List represents the approximate progression of a learner’s proficiency and comfort with digital technologies. It is approximate because learners' digital literacy skills vary may depending on their exposure or lack of it to technology. The skills and strategies descriptors in this list will help in setting digital learning targets, observing learner progress, and planning courseware Digital Literacy in classes.
Click on a best practice for indicators that clarify how to meet the best practice. Technical terms have been glossed for your convenience; hold your cursor over the gloss to see a definition.
This section includes resources that informed the best practices and resources (academic articles, websites, videos, tutorials, courses, etc.) for professional development and further learning on this topic.
AAISA Hosted Webinars on Digital Literacy
Digital Literacy in LINC
In this 2-hour showcase, 5 language agencies come together to share digital literacy materials, best practices, guidelines, and innovations.
Presenters: TIES, NorQuest College, ECSD LINC, Maple Leaf College, ATESL