The following self-assessment is provided to help students determine if they possess the technical skills needed to succeed using Technology in the classroom.

 

Internet Skills

If no, select link below to see how.

Full Tutorials

yes
no

1. Can you open a browser?

Open a Browser

Learn The Net

BBC WebWise

 

Using Internet Explorer

 

 

yes
no

2. Can you enter a web address and go to the web page?

Address Box

yes
no

3. Can you follow a hyperlink?

Follow a hyperlink

yes
no

4. Can you navigate a web page using a mouse?

Navigating

yes
no

5. Can you use the Forward, Back, Refresh features in a browser?

Back, Forward, Stop

 

yes
no

6. Can you bookmark a page?

Favorites

 

yes
no

7. Can you create a short cut to the desktop for a web page?

Right click on the page

Select Create Shortcut

 

yes
no

8. Can you download and save files from a web page?

Downloading

 

yes
no

.9. Can you download & install add-on applications?

Downloading & Installing

 

yes
no

10. Can you use a search engine?

Searching

 

yes
no

11. Can you print a web page?

Printing

 

 

 

 

   

Evaluating Your Score

Click the Calculate Score button above to see how many of the above questions you responded to with a "Yes." Use the following scale to assess how technically prepared you are to complete an online course:

 

11 - 9: Excellent
More than likely you have the necessary technical computer/Internet skills needed to use technology in the classroom.

 

8 - 6: Good

You will need to explore the How to column for the skills you lack. You may be successful using technology in the classroom but you will need to ensure you have the skills you lack.


5 or less: Need improvement
It is recommended that you access the provided tutorials or enroll in additional technology courses to help you improve your basic computer and internet skills.