Beginning keyboarding techniques for students who wish to use keyboarding skills for inputting information on computers. This course is taught on computers using appropriate software. Emphasis on the development of speed and accuracy by use of touch keyboarding methods, development of touch skills on the 10-key pad, understanding of basic vocabulary and concepts used in keyboarding operations for inputting and retrieving information, and composition at the keyboard. For students with physical disabilities that may impair proficiency, emphasis will be on quality of output instead of speed, and on the use of alternative input devices.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 098R or ESL 105 or equivalent reading level.
1 Unit: 3 hours laboratory