Course Description: This course stresses the development of speed and accuracy in keyboarding straight copy and production activities. Emphasis is placed on formatting and keying various business documents including memos, letters, reports and tables from straight copy, rough drafts and unarranged material.
Schedule: Fall, spring and summer semesters. This course follows the traditional on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Sandra Larson
Contact Information: Faculty Directory
Other Materials: Students will need to download a PDF file onto their desktop called "Nuts 'n Bolts" for assignments and quizzes due weekly.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
SKILLBUILDING MASTERY On the computer is an advanced keyboarding course designed to increase typing speed and accuracy to employable levels of 50+ wpm. It is a self-paced course and students are encouraged to meet the speed and accuracy goals in each exercise before continuing on to the next one. Students will have 15-second, 30-second, and 1-5 minute timings. There are 517 timed exercises that are automatically scored and those that meet the accuracy rate are recorded to the Progress Report. There are five proofreading exercises to teach proofreading skills. The Current Grade Report option average completed lessons and is available at any time throughout the course to help students evaluate their progress toward their goal wpm. The Final Grade Report contains the final grade to be recorded for the Timed Writings and Daily Assignments.
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