Northstar Digital Literacy

Build your computer skills and your confidence with Northstar Digital Literacy programs. 


Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

Anyone can take an assessment for free. Complete an assessment to receive a results page showing what skills you’ve mastered and what skills need improvement.  Assessments are available for 12 topics. 

  • Essential Computer Skills: Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows, and Mac OS
  • Essential Software Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google Docs
  • Using Technology in Daily Life: Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Your Digital Footprint, and Supporting K-12 Distance Learning

Take a Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
If prompted for PIN enter: PAN6


Northstar Online Learning 

Ready to improve your skills?  Northstar Online Learning (NSOL) offers self-paced courses for learning and improving your skills.  Courses are available for 4 topics (more coming soon):

  • Basic Computer Skills 
  • Internet Basics
  • Using Email 
  • Microsoft Word

Getting Started

Call 812-349-3173 or email vital [at] (subject: Request%20Northstar%20Learner%20Account) to request a learner account. Please include your first and last name. You will receive an email confirmation and invitation to join Northstar Online Learning. Use the step-by-step instruction guide for setting up and using your account.

Note - an email address is required for setting up your learner account.  If you do not have email, you can try these External Resources for learning on your own.