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. Answer "Yes" or "No" to each item, then click "Score" to get your results.
How did you do?
If you scored from 8-10: Your technical skills are sufficient to make Distance Education a good choice for you. Check the online syllabus to see if special software programs are required for the course.
If you scored from 5-7: Your familiarity with computer operations and the level of your technical skills may cause you some difficulty with Distance Education. Check the online syllabus to find out what kind of technical skills will be required to successfully participate in the course.
If you scored 4 or fewer: You should develop your computer and electronic literacy skills to increase your chances for success in distance education courses relying on technology.
Need help with your technical skills?
Visit the Tech Toolbox to find helpful resources for working with a variety of technologies available to you at ACC.