Assignment: Thinking With Technology


  • Test your computer software to ensure that you are ready to access online resources
  • Assess your readiness to participate in online learning
  • Identify key factors in being a successful online learner


  1. Start by going to the Computer Readiness Test. It will test your current browser for specific plugins that might help you better navigate and participate in typical technology-enhanced activities in college. When you are finished with the quick test, you will get a report of the results.
  2. Go to this questionnaire Is Online Learning For Me? After completing all of the questions, write a short reflection on the feedback.
  3. Go to your college’s website. Find your college’s online learning department’s page. What do they advise about becoming a successful online learner?