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What is your "technology IQ"?

Are you able to perform the following skills?

1. Save and receive e-mail

Yes  No

2. Send and receive/locate e-mail attachments

Yes  No

3. Use spell check to correct spelling errors

Yes  No

4. Save/delete files on an external storage device (CD, thumb drive, etc.)

Yes  No

5. Scan for viruses using virus scanning software

Yes  No

6. Create a folder/sub-directory

Yes  No

7. Use WinZip (or similar software) to compress/decompress files

Yes  No

8. Search for information on the Internet using search engines

Yes  No

9. Create a bookmark or favorite to locate a specific Web site

Yes  No

10. Save an image from the Web

Yes  No

11. Format a Word document using columns or tables

Yes  No

12. Copy/cut and paste information between programs

Yes  No

13. Manipulate multiple windows/programs simultaneously

Yes  No

14. Sort data in a spreadsheet

Yes  No

15. Create a chart in a spreadsheet

Yes  No

16. Insert a table and/or chart from Excel to a Word document

Yes  No

17. Download applications/plug-ins from the Internet

Yes  No

18. Install software and/or plug-ins on a computer

Yes  No

19. Create a PowerPoint presentation with graphics

Yes  No

20. Create a Web page using HTML or a page generator

Yes  No

21. Add sound and/or video to a presentation

Yes  No

Score Survey

The above list is modified from research developed by Elizabeth Reed Osika, Manager Instructional Services, Purdue University Calumet. asika@nwi.calumet.purdue.edu.

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