Most questions will be short answer ...
Be able to describe the advantages and disadvantages of
common sound file types, such as .wav, .mp3, .wma or .mid.
Be able to describe how one would convert one audio
file type to another.
Be able to identify common computer connectors
(ports/jacks) found on the rear of any standard computer (match name
with photo). These would include: USB, modem, serial,
parallel, microphone, etc. See Computer
Be able to provide the internet address of at least
one handy-dandy search engine of your choosing.
Be able to explain the process for attaching a file to
an e-mail message, and know what file types may be attached.
Based on your Internet Research Projects:
be able to list three computer assistive/adaptive
devices currently on the market, describing what each does
be able to describe both the freedoms and
limitations of using copyrighted materials on the web
be able to describe three ways that technology may
be used to assess student learning
be able to describe how one may apply technology
to address diverse student needs
be able to name three institutions that offer
Distance Learning programs ... not forgetting to include the
subjects available at each
If an installed software program does not offer an
"uninstall" feature, know how to completely eradicate the
sucker from your computer! (See Uninstall under MIDI
In terms of virus protection, be familiar with the two
regular maintenance procedures that should be performed for maximum
So-o-o, you're finally a webmeister. You should
know what html means ... and its purpose.
Certain image file types don't work so hot in a web
environment. Name a couple image file types that do.
I'll spare you the choo-choo jokes, but do tell why
there may be an advantage to using TWAIN-compliant scanners, digital
Be able to give a couple scenarios where you might
wanna use a digital camera or scanner.
Know what-the-heck video conferencing is, and
if there are any advantages or disadvantages where it is concerned.
From your internet research, which notation software
would you purchase? Why?
Likewise, which education/music software did you
encounter that you might like to use in the future?
Be familiar with PowerPoint ... what it is, how it