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 Technology Competency Plan

Recommended Competencies for Students


Category Primary Competencies Intermediate Competencies Advanced Competencies
  • Do group development using collaborative software.
  • Create and share multimedia.
  • Follow or subscribe to online resources such as RSS feeds to keep current.

Teaching and Learning

  • Use a course Web site or course management system such as Moodle.
  • Create and deliver presentations using presentation software such as PowerPoint.
  • Use a computer/video projector.
  • Use software applications relevant to courses.
  • Record your accomplishments for later review and retrieval in programs such as ePortfolio.
  • Understand plagiarism and comply with acceptable use and copyright laws.
  • Use digital images from a variety of sources.
  • Do group development using collaborative software such as Google Docs.
  • Create and share multimedia.
  • Use or create computer-based educational games.
  • Access and use general Library resources (e.g. catalog, databases and electronic journals).
  • Access and use Internet resources.
  • Search the Web.
  • Critically evaluate the quality of Web resources.
  • Understand and comply with acceptable use and copyright laws. Do not plagiarize.
  • Download and organize files from the Web.
  • Use software applications needed for employment.
  • If needed for specific applications, use a separate and secure password.
  • When accessing the UMD wireless network use the secure wireless option.
  • When accessing University applications on a network outside of the UMN system, use VPN to secure your transmissions.
  • Complete UMN online security training Public Jobs: Private Data.
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