Monday, July 9, 2007

More on Life-Long Learning

In an article entitled Teaching Life-Long Skills from (July 6, 2007) Jacob Nielson, an expert on the usability of the Internet, suggests that students need Life-Long Computer Skills:

  • Ability to evaluate online information
  • Techniques for dealing with information overload

  • Ability to write hyper-linked online text
  • Ability to create presentations (and avoid bad habits!)

  • Abiility to understand workplace ergonomics

  • Ability to debug, the logical process of tracking down errors

  • Usability basics, for making informed decisions on a product's ease of use

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