Computer or technical skills required

You will need basic computer and technical skills to participate in an online learning course. These skills include but are not limited to the following:

  • Using a mouse that includes scrolling, left-clicking and right-clicking.
  • Typing information for coursework.
  • Creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Opening, minimizing and closing computer applications.
  • Participating in online bulletin/discussion boards.
  • Participating in online chat rooms.
  • Recognizing and understanding common file formats such as .doc or .docx, .pdf, and .txt
  • Using appropriate plug-ins.
  • Printing pages from a browser.

Next: Are you ready for online learning?