Self Assessment - Computer Skills

Computer access and skill levels are important factors in students' success in e-learning courses. To participate in an online course, you must have some familiarity and comfort with using a computer for personal or work-related activities. This questionnaire is designed to help you identify the computer skills you need to develop in order to be a successful e-learner.


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1. I know how to operate the basics of a computer (mouse, keyboard, CD-ROM).
2. I will have an internet-ready computer available for use 5-7 days per week.
3. I am comfortable with my typing skills.
4. I can use web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape) to access the internet.
5. I can use search engines (Google, Yahoo, MSN) to explore the internet.
6. I can use email (send and receive messages, send and download attachments, etc.).
7. I can use word-processing software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
8. I feel comfortable participating in online chats and discussions.
9. I feel comfortable using the library's online databases for research.
10. I feel comfortable using new technologies when necessary.


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