Close the digital divide in your community

Learning and udpating digital skills is essential today for people to access services and stay connected with family and friends.

Since 2000, thousands of digital newcomers have improved their technology skills with help from Oasis Connections.

Connections classes are offered in community settings including senior centers and residences, faith-based organizations, job help centers, YMCAs, libraries and other partners who have chosen the program in order to provide high-quality technology education and digital skills in locations where people live, work and play.

The Connections model provides train-the-trainer and curriculum to equip both staff and volunteers to effectively teach numerous classes that help participants overcome fears and build confidence with technology.

Connections Technology Training for Adults

“Teaching people to get comfortable with technology is imperative today. I enjoy seeing people get excited about what they’ve learned through Connections classes.” – Wilma Schmitz, Connections Instructor

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Taking the guesswork out of teaching technology

Partners turn to Oasis Connections for high-quality content that appeals to users of varied skill levels.

We've got it!Easy to implement
We provide curriculum for students and training for instructors

We've got it!Comprehensive
More than 30 courses cover a wide range of topics for basic to intermediate skills on mobile devices and PCs.

We've got it!Adaptable
The classes can be used for group or staff training or for individual coaching.

We've got it!Cost-effective
Content is updated regularly, saving valuable staff time.

Course topics include

TabletsWiFiMobile DevicesInternet Security

  • Android phones and tablets
  • iPad and iPhone
  • Internet and email
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • PC, Windows 10 and Windows 11
  • Microsoft Office
  • WiFi
  • Online Safety and Privacy
  • Accessibility features for Android, iPad and iPhone
  • Spanish versions available for all courses

There’s more to Oasis!

Faces of Oasis

Oasis is a national education organization that promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and community service. In addition to technology classes, Oasis offers stimulating programs in the arts, humanities, health and volunteer opportunities to older adults in more than 250 communities through nine educational centers and a national network of more than 700 community partners.

Reducing social isolation and building confidence using technology

Connections technology training designed for older adults.

Reduce social isolationMore than 70 percent of Connections students take a class to keep in touch with family and friends.

Building confidenceBy taking Oasis Connections classes, older adults of all skill levels build confidence using their computers, tablets, smart phones and the internet.

National impact

Oasis Connections has been a trusted resource for technology training in the U.S. for nearly 20 years, helping more than 126,00 adults build their confidence and skills through partner sites nationwide.

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