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 Course Title:   Keyboarding--Beginning

 Title Abbreviation:   KEYBOARDING-BEGINNING

 Department:    OFTEC

 Course #:    99

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4

 CIP:    520204

 EPC:    547

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Basics of keyboarding skills for students who cannot type by touch; speed and accuracy building. No credit will be given if student has completed an equivalent course.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 44

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Keyboard by touch.
  2. Use proper keyboarding techniques.
  3. Develop speed and accuracy in typing average difficulty paragraphs within error allowances.
  4. Key and edit text in a word processor.
  5. Proofread to locate and correct keystroke errors.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Keyboarding the alphabet.
  2. Keyboarding numbers and symbols.
  3. Keyboarding technique.
  4. Speed and accuracy skill development.
  5. Proofreading techniques and proofreaders' marks.
  6. Techniques for keying, saving, and editing text using a word processor.