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Technology & Engineering Literacy Assessment

Technology & Engineering Literacy Assessment

The Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment aims to measure whether students are able to apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations. TEL is computer-based and uses interactive scenario-based tasks to gauge what students know and can do.


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Lesley Farmer
Lesley Farmer (Faculty)
6 years ago

This assessment of technology and engineering literacy measures knowledge about technology and society, ICT literacy, and design systems and processes. These sites compile instruments for assessing teachers’ use of technology in many areas of educational technology including technology integration, attitude towards computer and information technology, technology adoption, and technology competencies. The instruments are available in web-based, PDF file, and Word document formats.Developed by the National Assessment of Educational Progress, it is administered to eighth graders. The site includes the underlying literacy standards, and explains the assessment.

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