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Marco Campana

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Digging into Disinformation - elearning module for Newcomers (part of NorQuest College's WebSafe project)
Published on: May 22, 2022
NorQuest College created these elearning modules as SCORM packages which you can link to or embed on your websites and Learning Management Systems (LMS). On this page, I have embedded their Module 3 Unit 2: Digging Into Disinformation, to show you how you could embed a module into one of your web pages.
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Technology for refugees, by refugees (session recording)
Published on: May 17, 2022
Jos├ęphine Goube, former CEO of Techfugees, imagines the next 40 years through the activities of Techfugees and how climate change, migration, and technologies will intersect in our near future.
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Digital Leadership - digital skills, literacy and capacity (webinar recording)
Published on: May 16, 2022
This online seminar recording, from 26 April 2022, explores that role and how UK-based heritage leaders can support and encourage the development of the digital skills and literacies of the people within their organsiations.
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Why IRCC needs a hybrid service delivery lead
Published on: May 15, 2022
In the Settlement Sector and Technology Task Group report we made a recommendation that I want to focus on. In part because during a recent project it became clear just how important this recommendation will be to the future of digital transformation in the Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector.
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Canadian settlement and information resources for Ukrainians coming to Canada
Published on: April 17, 2022
I've seen a lot of links floating around to help provide resources and information to help Ukrainians coming to Canada under Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). It is always, but especially during times of crisis, that we get this information right. This page is simple. It links to authoritative information from official government and nonprofit sources. The information on these links will be the most up to date information you can find about efforts, supports, and services available.
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How a simple how-to video can save you and your clients time, and make you available while you sleep!
Published on: April 5, 2022
Edward Rivas is a Settlement Counsellor at Catholic Centre for Immigrants in Ottawa. He created this video to help address a common problem and question he was getting from clients. He has agreed to make it available for anyone to use in their work with Newcomers. Creating a how-to video does so many things. Learn how creating videos can make your work more effective and efficient.
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Multilingual videos: a focus on Email, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams
Published on: April 5, 2022
The Odils Learning Foundation is a UK-based charity For Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrant Groups. They have created a number of useful and practical videos focused on learning Email (as well as a specific focus on Gmail), Zoom, and Microsoft Teams. This complements written resources they have created, such as Getting Started With Zoom.
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Multilingual Videos: Digital Literacy for Life and Work, and Chromebook Orientation
Published on: April 4, 2022
HIAS has developed a digital inclusion project that involves digital literacy training and providing digital tools for refugee clients. They developed a series of multilingual videos focused on Digital Literacy for Life and Work, and Chromebook Orientation.
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400 technology guides you can use today with Newcomers
Published on: April 3, 2022
Looking for a specific technology guide to help a client or co-worker learn the basics? Don't reinvent, borrow! UK-based Digital Unite has over 400 technology how-to guides that cover a whole host of digital topics. Written by subject matter experts and updated regularly, the guides are perfect for supporting others with digital skills or improving your own knowledge.
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New Digital Literacy and Skills for Daily Life in Canada Multilingual Videos
Published on: April 1, 2022
Reception House Waterloo Region has created some new Digital Literacy and Skills for Daily Life in Canada video playlists. Videos are available in Arabic, Dari Farsi, Rohingya, Somali, and Tigrinya. The videos are intended to support newcomers settling in Waterloo Region by providing information and guidance on topics such as digital safety, using a laptop, or navigating local transit using Google Maps.
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