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Problem Solving Toolbox: Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy tool

Digital Literacy is the competency, and comfort in working with computers and digital technology (National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce; n.d.).

Employers almost universally require that employees be able to use computers and common software in the performance of their work.  But, beyond the basic requirements, employers appreciate when their employees can quickly acquire and apply new digital skills as needed. 

In this section you will find references for using computers, email, spreadsheets, imaging, search engines and other tools commonly used in the digital age.

Source: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. (n.d.). Digital Your destination for digital literacy resources and collaboration. Retrieved from



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