Recommended Technical Skills for Students

Learn about the technical skills students need to work effectively and succeed with digital curriculum.


  • Install and configure an Apex Learning supported web browser and browser plug-ins
  • Use a web browser to access the internet
  • Sign in to the Apex Learning web site
  • Use a search engine
  • Upload and download files
  • Play videos and audio files
  • Use headphones

Word Processing

  • Create new documents
  • Open and edit documents
  • Save and print documents
  • Use formatting such as bulleted and numbered lists
  • Copy, cut, and paste text
  • Use a spell checker, dictionary, and thesaurus

Distance Learning Students

  • Create and send an email message
  • Attach files to an email message
  • Receive and reply to messages
  • View and save email attachments
  • Scan and fax documents

World Language Courses

  • Use a microphone
  • Use audio recording software
Updated August 9, 2016
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