Computer Keyboarding Skills I

Code: COMP1122

Course description

This is a ‘learn to type’ course. In this course students will learn keyboarding techniques using various methods. Keyboarding speed and accuracy will be emphasized. Proofreading and editing documents is covered. Research about repetitive stress injury and proper ergonomics will be included. The student should be able to achieve a speed of 25 to 30 net words per minute. (Note: It is to the student's advantage to aim higher than the minimum of 25 nwpm. Most employers require a greater speed). Course software requires Windows Operating System to be installed.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.