Worksheet 3 Computer Skills Self Assessment Exercise
This exercise can help you self-assess areas/skills that you need to brush up on. If you could not answer "yes" to all the above questions, you might want to consider upgrading your computer user knowledge and skills before applying for your dream job.
Computer Skills Self-Assessment
Turn on, restart, and shut down a computer, its monitor, and its printer.
Use a mouse to open, close, minimize, and move/resize windows and menus on your computer's desktop to activate commands, to reveal menus, to move (drag) screen elements.
Launch applications (programs), quit, and switch between programs.
Use a standard keyboard to type, erase text, and move the cursor around the screen.
Use a scroll bar.
Create, rename, and delete folders and directories to organize files.
Find, copy, move, rename, and delete files.
Know how to insert and remove a CD disk, pen/flash/thumb drive.
Save and retrieve files from storage devices such as a hard drive, CD disk, and pen drive.
Access the Internet via dial-up modem, DSL, cable modem, or a network interface.
Word Processing Skills Self-Assessment
Create, save, delete, and print a new document using a word processor such as Microsoft Word.
Use a spell checker.
Retrieve an existing word processed file, and edit and save changes to that file.
Cut, copy, and paste text within and between documents, or to another location.
Save a word processed document in RTF or HTML format.
Format and change text formatting such as font style and size, and paragraph alignment.
Understand and use auto