One of the most compelling features of a digital literacy program for adults is the major impact it can have on learners’ lives. Building digital literacy helps sustain critical social connections and opens learners up to an entire new universe of information, interaction, and entertainment. Learners were able to learn how to digitally interact to sustain relationships. In addition, some were able to create new economic opportunities for themselves by broadening their awareness of the digital world. The Impact Brief introduces findings that illustrate the tremendous positive impact that learning digital literacy can have on adult learners’ lives.
Let us know what you think in the comments section. What impact on learners’ lives have you seen? How might the findings we set forth in this brief help you continue thinking about ways to serve your population of learners?