Basic Technology Competencies

Click on the name on the top of each column for a .pdf chapter covering all the topics.  Download a Quick Reference Guide to Computer Basics (PDF, 962 KB).

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Windows Basics (.pdf, 462 KB) or Windows 7 Basics

Word & Word-Processing(.pdf, 358 KB)

Email and Outlook Basics(.pdf, 513 KB)

Internet Explorer Basics(.pdf, 378 KB)

Blackboard Basics (.pdf, 239 KB)

  • Log-in and Password

  • Navigating to different courses

  • Use email

  • Use a Discussion Board