About the project

The Northstar Digital Literacy Project defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. The ability of adults to perform these tasks can be assessed through online, self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in eight main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, Word Processing (Word), Social Media, and Excel.

When individuals pass the assessments at approved sites, they can obtain the Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate. This provides a credential for employment. There is no cost to complete the online assessments.

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Online User Manual and User Guide now available

Aug 18, 2014 11:16am

Excel Module now Available!

Jul 28, 2014 10:37am

Digital Badges now available sponsor sites

Jun 25, 2014 10:56am

New Modules Planned

Mar 01, 2014 10:10am

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