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Educator Development for ICT Framework


Appendix L - Self-Assessment of Basic ICT Skills Regarded as Norms

ICT SKILL

HAVE NOT DONE THIS

0

I AM STARTING TO LEARN THIS

1

I STILL NEED TO PRACTICE

2

KNOW THIS WELL

3

File Management        
Open file I cannot do this I have opened files before but may need assistance to do so. I can only open files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can open files in both the word processor and Web browser
Close file I cannot do this I have closed files before but may need assistance to do so. I can only close files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can close files in the both word processor and Web browser
Save a file I cannot do this I have saved files before but may need assistance to do so. I can only save files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can save files in both the word processor and Web browser
Save As a file I cannot do this I have saved files in a different location or under a different name before but may need assistance to do so. I can only save files in a different location or under a different name files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can save files in a different location or under a different name in both the word processor and Web browser
Name a file I cannot do this I have named files before but may need assistance to do so. I can only name files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can name files in the word processor and Web browser
Rename a file I cannot do this I have renamed files before but may need assistance to do so. I can only rename files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can rename files in the word processor and Web browser
Print a document I cannot do this I have printed files before but may need assistance to do so. I can only print files in the word processor or the Web browser, but not both I can print files in the word processor and Web browser
Create a folder I cannot do this I have created and named a folder before but may need assistance to do so. I can only create and name a folder in explorer, but not in other locations, or vice versa. I can create and name a folder in Windows Explorer and within file dialogue boxes of the word processor and Web browser
Rename a folder I cannot do this I have renamed a folder before but may need assistance to do so. I can only rename a folder in explorer, but not in other locations, or vice versa. I can rename a folder in Windows Explorer and within file dialogue boxes of the word processor and Web browser
Word Processor

0

1

2

3

Typing a basic document I type very slowly and make many errors I type very slowly but only make a few errors I type fairly quickly and do not make too many errors I type very quickly and accurately
Text attributes I cannot do this I only use text attributes when I can remember how to do it I use most text attributes but not all I can use all the text attributes, like font style and size, bold, underline, italics, text colour
Spell check I cannot do this I struggle to use the spell checker, but try I usually use the spell checker, but do not know all its options I am very familiar with the spell checker and all its features
Copy/cut and paste I cannot do this I often have difficulty doing a copy/cut and paste operation I usually do copy/cut and paste accurately, but sometimes have difficulty I am able to copy/cut and paste with ease within and between applications
Justification I cannot do this I have difficulty understanding justification I am able to left and centre justify text I am able to justify text to my satisfaction
Tables I cannot do this I am able to insert a basic table I am able to insert a table and add and delete columns and rows I am able to insert tables and customise them to my satisfaction
Graphics I cannot do this I am able to insert a graphic but not move it or resize it I am able to insert, reposition and resize graphics I am able to insert and graphics and reposition and resize it with captions and borders if necessary
E-Mail

0

1

2

3

Sending mail I cannot do this I am able to send a basic e-mail to one user I am able to send e-mail to a user and CC another user. I am also able to send to mailing lists I am able to send and forward e-mail to individuals, multiple users, mailing lists, discussion lists.
Reading mail I cannot do this     I am able to read e-mail
Replying to mail I cannot do this I am able to reply to an e-mail message that I have read I am able to replay an e-mail message and include the original in the reply. When I reply to e-mail I am able to dictate who the reply goes to and how much of the original mail is included in the reply.
Attachments I cannot do this I am able to send attachment, but not receive, or vice versa. I sometimes have difficulty with this I am able to send and receive basic attachments I am able to manage file attachments fully. I am also able to receive and send attachments.
Folders I cannot do this I am able to store mail in folders, but sometimes have trouble creating folders I am able to store mail in folders I am able to manage mail by storing it in folders and trays.
Dial-up I cannot do this I do not regularly dial up for Internet access, but have done it. I am able to dial up to the Internet I am able to dial up to the Internet and am able to understand the reason when it does not always work successfully
WWW

0

1

2

3

         
Navigating I cannot do this I am able to navigate by clicking on links I am able to navigate by clicking on links, using favourites and typing in the web address I am able to navigate in all possible ways on the Web
Favourites I cannot do this I am able to use favourites but not add them I am able to add simple favourites and use them too I am able to add and file favourites in folders. I am able to customise the favourites list
Searching I cannot do this I am able to do simple searches for information but must admit that I have not quite mastered it I am able to conduct simple searches quite successfully, but do not use a variety of techniques I am able to make use of a variety of search engines with considerable success
Total        
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