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How Data Literate Are You? (I560)


Type: Online
Duration: 00:21 hours
Status: Active

Data literacy is the ability to understand, manage and communicate data as meaningful information. This online self-paced course serves as a data literacy self-assessment that poses a series of questions on individual and organizational data competency. After responding to these questions, participants will receive their proficiency level results, a personalized data persona, and a list of helpful learning resources on the topic of data literacy.

Topics include:

  • identifying data roles
  • working with data
  • assessing your data literacy skills
  • developing your data skills
  • preparing to start a data assignment


This course is a prerequisite for A Self-Directed Guide to Understanding Data (I561) and The Role of Data in Digital Government (I511).

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More about this course
  • Topics: Career development; Communications; How government works; Human resources; Information management; Information technologies; Personal and team development; Policy and regulation; Service excellence
  • Community: Employees; Supervisors
  • Business line: Digital Academy
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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