Recommended Computer Skills

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In order to be successful in online courses at KSU, students will need to exhibit basic computer skills including but not limited to:

  • Internet navigation
  • Sending and receiving emails with attachments
  • Constructing documents in a word processor
  • Operating within D2L Brightspace (KSU's Learning Management System)
  • Downloading and installing software and plug-ins from the internet

In addition, there may be other course-specific technical skills that students might need for specific course work. If so, this information will be provided by your instructor.

Apart from the technical skills listed above, students will need regular access to a computer and Internet service. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure they can login to their course(s) 3-4 times per week to check for announcements, e-mail messages, etc.