Beginning Online Keyboarding Course

$49.99

Kids Keyboarding

Your login to Edutyping Online Keyboarding Course will be emailed to you upon enrollment.

Description

Keyboarding online course taught on officeskills.org

This keyboarding online course is designed to take 10 weeks although you can take up to 6 months from the date of enrollment to complete the course. This keyboarding online course is for you if you want to learn touch-typing or improve your existing typing skills. Your self-paced online typing lessons are taught using the EduTyping program, a typing tutorial designed for personal computers using Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Students who successfully complete this course will learn how to touch-type quickly and efficiently on a QWERTY keyboard.

This comprehensive course focuses on learning the QWERTY keyboard thoroughly to prepare you for more advanced skill building techniques. Once you master the basic skills, you’ll become faster and more confident at typing. By the end of the course, you’ll know how to touch-type the alphabetic and symbol keys and be ready to take the timed writing tests and skill building exercises. Students receive a certificate verifying w.p.m. typing speed and accuracy upon completion. This course is self paced and you will interact with your instructor through the Office Skills Collaborative Online Classroom.

Keyboarding Online Course Pre-Requisites

None.

Keyboarding Online Course Requirements

No software is required to take this online keyboarding course as you will learn using EduTyping, a 100% web-based online technology. The course is completely online and you only need access to the Internet using a major browser. Please see below for recommended browsers and specific requirements.

  • The recommended browser to use is FireFox, which can be downloaded and installed for free by visiting www.mozilla.com.
  • Adobe Flash player is required (which is usually pre installed with most browsers) and can be download for free by visiting www.adobe.com.
  • If you are using Internet Explorer, version 6.0 or higher is required for the students, and version 7.0 or higher is required for instructors. Upgrade IE for free by visiting www.microsoft.com.
  • Another excellent browser option is Google Chrome, which can be downloaded and installed for free by visiting www.google.com/chrome.

Recommended Book: No Text Required

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Master the Alphabetic and Common Symbol keys on the QUERTY keyboard using the Edutyping Software program.

COURSE OUTLINE

Week 1 – Home Row Keys, H and E Keys and I and R Keys

Your first week of your online keyboarding lessons instructs you on how to login to your online keyboarding program. You’ll also get acquainted with the software and an introduction to the basics of learning how to type. You’ll also learn the home row keys, H and E keys and the I and R keys on the QWERTY keyboard. You will do a review lesson, reinforcement lesson and partial timed writing on all keys learned

Week 2: T and O Keys, N and G Keys, Left Shift and .(period) Keys

This week you will learn six new keystrokes

  • T and O Key
  • N and G keys.
  • Left Shift and .(period) keys.
  • You will do a review lesson and reinforcement lesson on all keys learned.
  • You will do a 30 second and 1 minute Partial Timed Writing on all keys learned

Week 3 – U and C Keys, Right Shift and W Keys and B and Y Keys:

This week you will learn six new keystrokes.

  • U and C Key
  • Right Shift and W Keys
  • B and Y keys.
  • You will do a review lesson and reinforcement on all keys learned.
  • You will do a 30 second and 1 minute Partial Timed Writing on all keys learned

Week 4 – M and X Keys, P and V Keys, Q and ,(comma) Keys:

  • M and K Keys
  • P and V Keys
  • ,(comma) Keys
  • Review and Reinforcement: All Keys Learned
  • You will do a 30 second and 1 minute Partial Timed Writing on all keys learned

Week 5 – Z and :(colon) Keys, CAPS LOCK and ? Keys,’and – Keys:

This week you will learn 6 new keystrokes

  • Z and : (colon) Keys
  • CAPS LOCK and ? Keys
  • ‘ and – KEYS
  • “(quotation marks) Keys
  • Review and Reinforcement: All Keys Learned
  • You will do a 30 second and 1 minute Partial Timed Writing on all keys learned.

Week 6 – Number Keys, Timed Writing and Practice Exercises:

This week you will practice symbol keys and continue building up speed and accuracy.

  • 8 and 1 Keys
  • 9 and 4 Keys
  • 0 and 5 Keys
  • 7 and 3 Keys
  • 6 and 2 Keys
  • Complete Reinforcement Lessons and at least 3 timed writing tests
  • Complete at least two articles from the Practice Library
  • Complete at least two articles from the New Headlines Section

Week 7 – Symbol Keys, Timed Writing and Practice Exercises:

  • /(slash), #, and % Keys
  • #, & and ^ Keys
  • Parenthesis () and Underscore_Keys
  • +, *, and @ Keys
  • !, +, and \ Keys
  • < > and [] Keys
  • Complete Reinforcement Lessons at least three timed writing tests
  • Complete at least two articles from the Practice Library
  • Complete at least two articles from the New Headlines Section

Weeks 8 – 10 – Speed Building- Timed Writing and Practice Exercises:

  • Complete any lessons Not Finished.
  • Complete at least three timed writing tests
  • Complete at least three articles from the Practice Library
  • Complete at least three articles from the New Headlines Section

Apart from this keyboarding online course, all office skills classes are taught in the office skills collaborative online classroom. All courses are open entry/open exit so students can join at any time.