Online Learning Technology Skills Self-Assessment Yes No 1. Can you start up, reboot, and shut down a computer? Yes No 2. Can you start and quit a program stored on the hard drive? Yes No 3. Can you save and retrieve files to and from a disc or the hard drive? Yes No 4. Can you cut/copy text from one source and paste it into another? Yes No 5. Can you open and close menus and windows? Yes No 6. Can you move and resize windows on your desktop? Yes No 7. Can you create folders? Yes No 8. Can you navigate a directory to find files? Yes No 9. Can you delete files you are done using? Yes No 10. Do you have touch typing skills to produce 25-30 words per minute? Yes No 11. Can you create and print a word processing document? Yes No 12. Can you use spelling and grammar check to edit and revise your work? Yes No 13. Do you know how to log on to the Internet? Yes No 14. Do you know how to retrieve and delete e-mail messages? Yes No 15. Do you know how to create, send, forward, and reply to e-mails? Yes No 16. Do you know the difference in an e-mail address and a web address? Yes No 17. Can you use a search engine to find information on the Internet? Yes No 18. Do you abide by standard netiquette? Yes No 19. Do you practice ethical conduct related to copyrights, plagiarism, and technology? Yes No 20. Do you understand and agree to follow the college policy of acceptable use for the Internet? Yes No 21. Can you locate and use computer resources such as online catalogs, text resources, and CD-ROM materials? Yes No 22. Can you configure your browser to accept cookies? Yes No 23. Can you install plug-ins such as Real Audio? Yes No 24. Can you change the text size of your browser? Yes No 25. Can you download software upgrades and install them? Yes No 26. Can you rename a file? Yes No 27. Can you save a file with a different extension? Interpreting Your ScoreHow many of the above questions did you answer with a 'Yes'?Use the following scale to determine how well you are preparedto complete an onlince course: 27-23: ExcellentMoren than likely you will do quite well with an online course.22-18: FairContact the course instructor or Online Coordinator before enrollingin the course to find out if your lack of certain skills will jeopardizeyour abiltiy to complete the course.17 or less: Need ImprovementWe recommend that you access coursework, workshops, or tutorialsthat will help you improve your computer and Internet skills beforeenrolling in an online course.