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Computer Hardware

Familiarity with basic components of a computer

Rationale: 

While hardware support is not a goal of a Language Technologist, in the absence of a dedicated technician, it is often necessary to resolve basic hardware problems before continuing with LT work. This competency invites the candidate to stay up-to-date with the use and troubleshooting of current and coming hardware and its basic usage. Those hoping to specialize in Language Technology will need to strike a healthy balance between LT and IT to progress in LT.

Assessment Criteria: 

Able to troubleshoot physical computer problems.

Growth Activities

The following activities have been identified to achieve comptency in Computer Hardware in levels from Learner to Expert.

Learner: 

Identify the various hardware components and understand their function.

Practitioner: 

Spend time with an IT professional while they troubleshoot computer hardware issues.

Trainer: 

Troubleshoot hardware issues, and recommend appropriate hardware for language program use.

Expert: 

Research the latest hardware components.