Technology IQ

 

It is important to understand the basics in computer education in order to be successful in online education courses.  Below is a "Technology IQ" test which will let you know where you stand when it comes to computer skills.  This work was taken from the Columbia College Online Campus located at (ccis.edu).  research was developed by Elizabeth Reed Osika, Manager Instructional Services, Purdue University Calumet.

1. Save and Receive e-mail
2. Send and Receive Attachments/Files through E-mail.
3. Use Spell Check to Correct Spelling Errors
4. Delete Files from a Disk
5. Copy a file from one disk drive to another
6. Format a disk
7. Rename a File that is Saved on a Disk
8. Locate Files and Information Saved on a Disk.
9. Locate files on the Hard Drive That Come as Email Attachments
10. Scan for Viruses using Virus Scanning Software
11. Create a File Folder of Sub-Directory on a Disk.
12. Switch Between Disk Drives to Locate Information
13. Use WinZip to compress/decompress files
14. Access Information through the Internet
15. Search for Information on the Internet using Search Engines
16. Create a Bookmark or Favorite to Locate a Specific Web Site
17. Save an Image to Disk from the Web
18. Create a Document that Contains Columns
19. Copy/Cut and Paste Between a WORD Document and Email.
20. Copy Information from One Application to Another Application.
21. Manipulate Multiple Windows/Programs Simultaneously
22. Use Personal Information Management Software
23. Create a Table in a Spreadsheet
24. Sort Information in a Spreadsheet
25. Create a Chart in a Spreadsheet
26. Insert a Table and/or Chart from Excel to a WORD document
27. Download Applications/Plug-ins from the Internet
28. Install Software and/or Plug-Ins on a Computer
29. Create a PowerPoint presentation
30. Insert Graphics into a Power Point Presentation
31. Create a Web Page Using HTML or a Page Generator
32. Add Sound and/or Video to a Presentation