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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.