Q2 That Didn't Work. Now What? Introduction

8. Troubleshooting


Maybe the power cycle didn’t work out? Have you ever encountered a situation where your computer screen suddenly goes blank? Perhaps you've struggled to close a stubborn application or faced the frustration of having no sound coming from your speakers. Don't worry, because we're here to help! When these problems arise, there's no need to panic. In this module, we'll explore a range of basic troubleshooting techniques that can come to your rescue. We'll guide you through simple steps to try when facing computer issues and equip you with the skills to solve common problems you may encounter. So, let's dive in and unravel even more mysteries of troubleshooting! 

MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
a. Articulate and set personal learning goals, developing strategies leveraging technology to achieve them, and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes
c. Use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

5. Computational Thinker
c. Break problems into component parts, extract key information and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem solving

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
c. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations