KEYBOARDING SKILLS

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School: Macmillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential:Ontario College Certificate
Program Type: Information Technology
Program Length:20 hours
Location: College Campus/Online
Email: macmillianinstitute@gmail.com
Telephone:647-219-4887

DURATION: 20 HRS
COST: $250.00

This course is perfect for students who want to learn how to touch-type to increase their speed and efficiency on the keyboard. Students will learn how to use the keyboard with correct posture and identify the home keys and their importance in touch-typing. Learn to touch-type the letter keys with increasing speed and accuracy, touch-type capital letters, special characters and standard punctuation. Develop increasing speed, accuracy, and calculate “words per minute” typing speed.
PRE-REQUISITES: Basic Computer Proficiency
COURSE OUTLINE
• Why Keyboarding is Critical in Today’s World
• The Keyboard
• The Home Row
• Tips for Improving Speed
• The Value of Practice
• Typing Tracker
• Capitalization
• Punctuation
• Numbers
• The Numeric Keypad
• Speed and Accuracy
• Speed Drills
• Typing Ergonomics
• Typing for Job Search
COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
• Learn the importance of tying speed and accuracy
• Proofreading your typing accurately
• Achieve optimum effectiveness while typing
• Working with Mavis Beacon typing software

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