Learn how you can earn your high school equivalency diploma at The Tennessee College of Applied Technology.
Resources for General Educational Development (GED), English language learning, adult literacy, and job skills
Offers over 6000 courses (apps available) in business, technology and creative subject areas (such as marketing, project management, data analysis, communication, information technology, design, office software, programming, photography, 3D/animation, audio, video and Web development). Tutorials are segmented and indexed into tasks for just-in-time learning, and course playlists can map to specific job roles or competencies. New courses are added weekly. Many courses include downloadable practice files. Lynda.com will soon migrate to LinkedIn Learning, requiring users to have a LinkedIn profile. Your account will migrate by following your library card number to a LinkedIn profile.
Format: Downloadable or streaming media
Online test preparation, along with basic skills practice quizzes, Microsoft Office video tutorials, in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, available scholarships and awards, and much more. Practice tests include entrance exams, certification, and licensing tests. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Format: Interactive online service
Related File: Testing and Education Reference Center tip sheet
World Book for reluctant readers, new adult readers, and English language learners.
Rapid Reads are short books for adult readers; they are well-written, well-told books that can be read in one sitting and are intended for a diverse audience, including students of English as a second language, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy and anyone who wants a high-interest quick read. The plots are contemporary and entertaining, with adult language and themes.
Format: Catalog search
Short instructional videos help adults gain the basic reading, writing, math, and science skills they need to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals.
Supports basic education, GED® / HiSET® preparation, computer literacy, and life-skill training to adult students.
Instruction in fine arts, food, crafts, dance, music and exercise. Offers classes for both children and adults; also hosts private parties.
Format: Telephone or in-person service
Language instruction resources
Online and face-to-face resources for learning foreign languages.
- Online – PowerSpeak Languages
- Face – UT non-credit courses
- Face – Foreign Language Academy (interpreters and translation also)
- Face – American Sign Language
- Face – Sign language classes at Tennessee School for the Deaf
- Online – BBC Languages
- Online – Memrise languages courses