Data Literacy Assessments
Data literacy is becoming more and more of a non-negotiable skill in today’s world. In order to measure progress, you need a benchmark for where you started. Assessments are a critical part of any training program or culture change initiative. Geared towards both teams and individuals, our assessments have been used by Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and nonprofits alike. We offer both subjective and objective assessments, which we can administer or provide for you to administer yourself.
If you’re interested in team-based assessments, contact us directly for team pricing.
Objective Assessments: How much does a person know about data?
Objective assessments are used to evaluate one’s knowledge and skills in a particular subject. That means the questions have right and wrong answers. Wherever you are on your data literacy journey, our objective assessments will provide a benchmark so you can measure your progress as you become more data literate. Each assessment is timed. You have 30 minutes to complete 25 questions. If you score 80% or higher, you’ll be awarded the respective badge!
Data Citizen Assessment
Passing the Data Citizen Assessment proves that you’ve mastered the foundational aspects of data literacy: what is data, how is it used by teams, what are some different ways to display your data? We cover these topics in our Data Literacy Fundamentals on-demand course: Understanding the Power & Value of Data.
A Data Citizen knows what questions to ask of their data upfront. They understand the one overall goal of data and the activities a team must carry out to transform data into wisdom.
Visual Interpreter Assessment
Passing the Visual Interpreter Assessment proves that you can make sense of the charts and graphs covered in our Data Literacy Level 1 on-demand course: Learning to See Data.
A visual interpreter is fluent in the visual language of data. They’ve mastered the 25 most common chart types and their pitfalls. They understand how data is converted to graphical marks with visual encodings, the main principles for evaluating the effectiveness of charts, and critical scenarios like change over time and part-to-whole.
Data Explorer Assessment
Passing the Data Explorer Assessment proves that you are proficient in the process of converting raw data into wisdom, and are a critical thinker when it comes to data. We cover these topics in our Data Literacy Level 2 on-demand course: Working Effectively with Data.
Savvy Data Explorers are needed by every organization. A Data Explorer understands that every data set has its shortcomings, but that many of them can be used to better understand a situation and ultimately to make better decisions.
Subjective Assessments: How does a person feel about their abilities or how does a team feel about their collective data literacy?
17 Key Traits of Data Literacy: On-Demand Course and Self-Assessment
A self-assessment of the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors a highly data literate person should possess. You’ll learn the 17 key traits that highly data literate individuals possess, assess your proficiency in each trait, and assess its importance to your current role. By the end, you’ll have identified your strengths and most significant growth opportunities, which will serve as a roadmap for your data literacy development.
The Data Literacy Score Team-Based Assessment
The Data Literacy Score Team-Based Assessment is geared towards teams of 20+.
How well do the members of your team read, understand, create and communicate data as information? In what ways is your team creating an environment where data literacy can flourish, and, on the other hand, what factors might be getting in the way of your team’s ability to reap the benefits of data literacy? These are questions that the Data Literacy Score is designed to help you and your team identify.
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