Technical Skills Checklist
Most students who have experience browsing the Internet already have the technical skills necessary to succeed in an online course. This checklist can help you make sure.
Do you have reliable access to a computer and the Internet? *
1 point
Can you distinguish between a website URL and an email address? *
1 point
Are you familiar with using Internet search engines such as Google, Yahoo!, and Bing? *
1 point
Do you know how to send and receive email attachments? *
1 point
Can you update your browser and install plug-ins for common software applications such as Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player, etc.? *
1 point
Are you comfortable using technology to communicate through online discussion forums, instant messaging, or video chat? *
1 point
Are you familiar with word processing tasks such as copying and pasting text in a document, and using editing features such as the spell checker and thesaurus? *
1 point
Can you create, save, and manage files on your computer and storage devices such as a USB flash drive? *
1 point
Do you understand the importance of Internet privacy, security, and virus protection? *
1 point
Have you activated your ACCmail account? *
1 point
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This form was created inside of Austin Community College.