In the era of online assessments, digital literacy is a must for students – particularly in today’s world of remote learning. Digital literacy skills help students navigate the assessment interface and efficiently answer questions. These skills range from mouse skills and keyboarding to creating charts and using word processing features.

This infographic delves into the landscape of online assessments and considers how lagging digital literacy skills impact student performance. It also explores questions like:

  • Do pencils make students smarter?
  • What does digital literacy look like in action?
  • How do these skills enhance student performance?

While the data below is from a pre-COVID world, we still believe it resonates today – perhaps even more so.

 

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A version of this piece by Learning.com originally published in June of 2019.