Boost online productivity and safety with Smithville Smart free ‘Digital Fluency’ series

ELLETTSVILLE- Want to improve online writing, research, and safety? To help communities and people use online office productivity tools, social media, and streaming services more effectively and safely, Smithville created and is offering a 10-part free “How-to Guide for Enhancing Digital Fluency.” 

The Smithville Smart series supports community members who want to improve their digital fluency and use internet-based services to enhance their quality of life. The popular series offers text and video, which can be accessed 24/7.

The educational series is offered free to the public. Visitors must not be Smithville internet customers to view and use the series.  For people in southern Indiana who do not have internet service, Smithville lists the eight public Wi-Fi access points in Bloomington, Ellettsville, French Lick, Gosport, Hymera, Jasper, and Solsberry that the company maintains for complimentary internet access.

The free series can be accessed by visiting Online topics include:

Connecting your device to the internet

Understanding Google Workspace

Getting started with Google Workspace

Creating a resume with Google Docs

Staying safe online

The Social Media Landscape

Social Media Safety Tips

Switching to streaming services

Mobile Payment Apps

Online resources

All topics and presentations can be accessed, repeated, or shared anytime.