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Excelsior learning lab

  1. 1. Excelsior Learning Lab Online Learning @ sfpl.org
  2. 2. Online Learning Databases ed2go 6-week long online courses, led by an instructor LearningExpress Library eCourses, eBooks and online test preparation PowerSpeak 8 languages plus ESL Mango Languages Over 30 languages plus ESL
  3. 3. Getting to the Online Learning Databases  Go to sfpl.org  Click on eLibrary tab
  4. 4.  Click on Articles and Databases
  5. 5.  Find a database by first letter or by database category
  6. 6. ed2go
  7. 7. ed2go Courses are 6 weeks, starting every month There is an instructor for each course who can answer student questions in the message board Course subjects include: - Computer programs, e.g. Word, Excel, DreamWeaver - Business and Finance - Health -Test Preparation -Teaching Students need to create an account and request a passcode for every class
  8. 8. BrowseCourses Request a Passcode
  9. 9. Enroll button – passcode requiredCourse start dates
  10. 10. Select a start date
  11. 11. Create an account (first time) Sign in(returning students)
  12. 12. All fields except ones marked optional are required
  13. 13. Enter your passcode
  14. 14. Learning Express
  15. 15. Learning Express Includes tests, eCourses, and eBooks Courses are self-paced and can be started anytime Subjects are organized in Learning Centers and include: - Standardized tests, e.g. SAT, GRE, GMAT - GED preparation - Citizenship - Civil Service exam preparation - Math and English skills - Job search skills - Computer basics Some eCourses require headphones
  16. 16. LearningCenters
  17. 17. Select test, course or eBookTests, coursesand eBooks by subjects
  18. 18. Register an account
  19. 19. Courses, tests, andeBooks are added to My Center
  20. 20. Start or continue yourselected tests, courses and eBooks in “My Center”
  21. 21. PowerSpeak & MangoLanguage Learning
  22. 22. PowerSpeak Languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean ESL for Chinese and Spanish speakers Includes audio, videos, exercises and ability to record pronunciation Headphones required
  23. 23. Log In or Create Account SelectLanguage ESL
  24. 24. Click torecord or to listen
  25. 25. Mango  34 languages plus ESL  Flashcard format designed for memory building  Includes audio and ability to record pronunciation  Headphones required  Apps for iPhone and Android available Browse courses orlearn without login Create account (first Log In (returning users) time)
  26. 26. ESLLanguages

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