• Computer Keyboarding Skills 1 COMP 9607

    Distance Learning Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn 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 (nwpm). (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 Delivery Method:

    This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone.

    Technical/Computer Requirements:

    Refer to the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses, but note that you will also be required to have Keyboarding Pro Deluxe 2.0 (which will be included with the textbook). Keyboarding Pro Deluxe 2.0 is not generally compatible with Macintosh computers but, if you have a Windows operating system (Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP) installed on your Mac, you may be able to run the software.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.