Assessing and Validating Digital Skills: DRAW Detailed Findings and Discussion

Assessments have the potential to be powerful tools for supporting the development of technology skills and digital resilience. The DRAW scan revealed a need for better understanding of existing assessments and how to use them, as well as new, asset-based assessments that measure digital resilience. An aligned and strategic approach to assessment would allow educators and program leadership, researchers, and policymakers to tailor instruction to the needs of learners, understand their progress, target resources where most needed, and signal mastery of skills to employers and other stakeholders. This deep dive explores practices and models for assessing digital skills and opportunities to improve assessment and skills validation in adult education.

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Informational Material
Assess Learning

Determine Assessment Purpose; Choose Strategies, Choose And Implement Technologies Needed To Conduct Assessment