Digital Literacy Instructor Resources

The Digital Literacy Curriculum can be adapted for classroom use or for self-paced study. This page provides instructors with additional resources to facilitate classroom use, including classroom setup information, teaching tips for each course, additional practice ideas, a test item file, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Instructor's Manual (Version 4 – Office 2013 and Windows 8)

Format:  Microsoft Word document

Description:  The Instructor’s Manual provides ideas for adapting Microsoft Digital Literacy to different learning environments and for different learner needs. It includes sample syllabi, practice problems and exercises, and information to guide classroom discussions. It also covers classroom setup details including hardware, software, and Internet connection requirements and recommendations.

Download the Instructor's Manual (3.15 MB)

Test Item File (Version 4 – Office 2013 and Windows 8)

Format:  Microsoft Word document

Description:  The Test Item File enables instructors to create and deliver paper-based assessments. It contains all of the items included in the online assessments and the Certificate Test.

Download the Test Item File (1.8 MB)

Classroom Setup Guide (Version 4 – Office 2013 and Windows 8)

Format:  Microsoft Word document

Description:  The Classroom Setup Guide covers classroom setup details, including hardware, software, and Internet connection requirements and recommendations.

Download the Classroom Setup Guide (1.75 MB)

Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum Packages

Microsoft Digital Literacy is now available as a snap-in for Web installations. Not-for-profit learning centers and educational institutions participating in approved Microsoft programs and initiatives may download and install these packages for distribution on their secure intranet servers

There are two versions of the packages:

  • SCORM packages (for use with the SharePoint Learning Kit)

  • Non-SCORM packages (for use with other Web servers)

Access Curriculum Packages

Frequently Asked Questions