Computer Keyboarding Skills 1 COMP 9607


OntarioLearn description: In this course students learn keyboarding techniques using various methods. Keyboarding speed and accuracy are emphasized. Proofreading and editing documents is covered. Research about repetitive stress injury (RSI) and proper ergonomics is included. The student should be able to achieve a minimum speed of 25 net words per minute (nwpm) with 5 or fewer errors with frequent practice.


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 the software asset management (SAM) software, which is included with the textbook. For the SAM, the supported browsers for Windows include Chrome (version 65 or later), Firefox (version 58 or later), Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 only. Compatibility mode is not supported.) and Microsoft Edge 16. The supported browsers for MacOS or OS X include Chrome (version 65 or later), Firefox (version 58 or later) and Safari (version 11 or later). The supported browsers for iOS include Safari (version 10 or later), but only the SAM Study Center is supported. (Also 2016 Tasks might not work in portrait mode on an iPad.) Other browsers and versions than those listed might also work but are not supported.

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Delivery Method: Online
Delivery Method: Online

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