Measures and References: Digital Literacy

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Measures

Numerous measures exist to gain a full picture of a student's learning strengths and challenges. Following are examples of measures used to assess this Learner Factor. These measures should be administered and interpreted by experienced professionals.

North Star Basic Computer Skills Assessment (Vanek, 2014): This online assessment evaluates a learner's ability to navigate both basic computer functions and online spaces. Successful completion of this test provides learners with a certificate to use for employment opportunities.

PIAAC Digital Problem Solving Measure: The [Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)][5] provides an online self-assessment for learners to measure Digital Literacy skills. Items in the measure prompt learners to navigate online environments to complete tasks.

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