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Basic Computer Skills

Using a computer and related applications to input and retrieve information.

  • Comprehending the basics
    • Understand and efficiently use basic computer hardware (e.g. PCs, PDAs, or printers) and software to perform tasks
    • Understand the fundamental capabilities of computers
  • Entering data
    • Enter data into computer files with an acceptable degree of accuracy
    • Double check data entry carefully
    • Notice when data are missing or look wrong
    • Ensure computer files are complete and accurate