Skagit Valley College logo

Catalog Course Search Details

 Course Title:   Keyboarding--Skillbuilding

 Title Abbreviation:   KEYBOARDING SKILLBUILD

 Department:    OFTEC

 Course #:    105

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    520204

 EPC:    547

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Improve efficiency of touch typing by building keyboarding speed and accuracy. Diagnostic tools and prescriptive practice will be used to enhance keyboarding skill.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: OFTEC 99 or the ability to type by touch.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate improved speed and consistent accuracy through timed work to prepare students for higher productivity in the workplace.
  2. Demonstrate net increase in words per minute and net decreases in errors per minute on all types of copy.
  3. Demonstrate improved proofreading proficiency.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Daily skill exercises for building keyboarding speed and accuracy.
  2. Prescriptive practice work to enhance keyboarding skill.
  3. Progress timings.
  4. Proofreading.