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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate W18

with Anne Patterson

Free

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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 ten main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, Microsoft Word, Social Media, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Information Literacy. Northstar is an assessment, not a curriculum. The website is: https://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/ Testing for a certificate is free and available to anyone who needs to assess their skills. Lab times vary each semester and one-on-one sessions may be set up by appointment. Please note that there is a fee for instructor led courses and one-on-one sessions for non-academic students. You can call our office at 288-4703 to set up an appointment or to learn more about the program. We are pleased to be a Northstar sponsoring site. This program will help our students develop computer literacy, demonstrate basic digital competency, and obtain a credential to add to their resume and assist them in the job search.

Access to a computer or tablet and the Internet is required. Note: This is a self-paced, online study program. If you wish to earn a certificate of achievement, you must come to the adult ed office to take the proctored assessments.

Code: 6060.07.0.318.71.161562
  • Jan 15 - Jun 15th, 2018
    for 22 weeks

MDI Adult Ed Building (by the high school track)

1081 Eagle Lake Rd.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Get directions





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