NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate

Basic Digital Literacy Assessments: Learn It - Know It - Show It

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate
 
  • ASSESS Your Digital Literacy Skills
  • EARN Your NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment (NDLA) Certificate
ASSESS your digital literacy skills during public access computing time at Library Express and at your local Neighborhood Library.
  • Take the various digital literacy assessments at your own pace on the NorthStar homepage.  
  • Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills:
    • Basic Computer Skills
    • Internet Basics
    • Using E-mail
    • Windows 10
    • Mac OS X
    • MS Word
    • MS Excel
    • MS PowerPoint
    • Social Media
    • Info Literacy
    • Career Search Skills
    • Your Digital Footprint
Note: You can assess your digital literacy skills in each NDLA module only once per day from the NorthStar homepage: https://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/.
  • In other words, you can take all twelve NDLA modules only once a day at the above link during your public access computing time. These sessions will be unproctored and will not lead to a NDLA Certificate.
EARN your NDLA Certificate in each of the above skill areas during scheduled proctored sessions.
  • Proctored NDLA sessions are offered at scheduled times in the Computer Lab (Room 102) at Library Express, 1990 K St. NW.  Check the calendar for dates and times. A photo ID will be required to log on and to receive the NDLA Certificate.
  • Proctored NDLA Sessions are offered at your local neighborhood library. Please call for dates and times.
Note: You can take each NDLA module only once during a scheduled proctored session. If you score 85% or better, you will be awarded the NDLA Certificate. The number of certificates you earn will depend on the time allotted for the proctored session, the pace at which you complete each assessment, and your score of 85% or better on each assessment.
  • If you score lower than 85%, you will need to take computer classes in the areas needing improvement before you can take the proctored assessment again. Please remember to bring your photo ID to each proctored session to log on and to receive the NDLA Certificate.