Using a special in-house typing software, Simply Type, you will gain typing speed while learning the proper technique to become a keyboarding master. You will learn introductory word processing and electronic presentation skills, as well as learning about computer hardware, the internet, and business application skills to prepare for your future career.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of home row keyboarding and computer foundations by explaining keyboarding ergonomics, describing home row keyboarding techniques, and explaining computer functions and maintenance.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of upper row keyboarding and the internet by describing upper row keyboarding techniques, explaining the history of the internet, and describing internet usage.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of lower row keyboarding and word processing by describing lower row keyboarding techniques, and explaining word processing features.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of number row keyboarding and PowerPoint presentations by describing number row keyboarding techniques, explaining features of PowerPoint presentations, and creating a PowerPoint presentation.
Unit 1: Keyboarding Basics
Unit 2: Internet Smart
Unit 3: Write with Word
Unit 4: Present with PowerPoint
An actual keyboard should be used for this course to complete the typing activities. If you are using a tablet or mobile device then it is recommended to purchase a keyboard accessory or use a wireless keyboard.
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