Creating Opportunities for Learning with Computer Technology for Homeless People
Authors: Sheree Wells
Beat the Street is a program of Frontier College offering basic literacy instruction and upgrading to street youth and homeless adults. A computer lab with Internet access was donated to Beat the Street in 1996. This report is about Beat the Street's study of computer technology and how it can be used effectively. The intent is to provide the literacy community with relevant information about the challenges that are presented when using technology as an educational tool. The issues discussed include: accessibility; effective planning; elements for building a solid foundation; supporting instructional activities with software.
For more information, contact: Beat the Street, 290 Jarvis St., Toronto,ON M5B 2C5 Tel. (416) 979-3361, Fax (416) 979-3292