SRJC Course Outlines

5/27/2024 6:21:30 AMBOT 50A Course Outline as of Fall 1998

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BOT 50ATitle:  COMPUTER KEYBOARDING  
Full Title:  Computer Keyboarding
Last Reviewed:12/14/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled2.0017 max.Lecture Scheduled34.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled51.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total85.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  68.00Total Student Learning Hours: 153.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Develop ability to keyboard by touch using proper keyboarding techniques and computerized skill-building software.  Speed and accuracy development emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Develop ability to keyboard by touch using proper keyboarding techniques and computerized skill-building software.  Speed and accuracy development emphasized throughout the course.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2010
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Operate the following keys by touch:  all alphabet keys, punctuation
   keys, top row number keys and symbol keys.
2.  Develop keyboarding speed.
3.  Continuously improve keyboarding accuracy.
4.  Demonstrate appropriate keyboarding techniques.
5.  Identify and operate computer functions keys.
6.  Interpret proofreader's marks and make indicated changes.
7.  Use correct spacing after punctuation marks.
8.  Express numbers correctly.
9.  Correctly punctuate spelled-out numbers.
10. Enter, edit, and save text using word processing software.
11. Develop and use a consistent format for file naming.
12. Retrieve and print documents.
13. Properly handle and manage floppy disks.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Keyboarding Skills
   A.  Alphabetic, number, and symbol keys
   B.  Computer function keys
   C.  Keyboarding and ergonomic techniques
       1.  correct posture
       2.  workstation organization
       3.  Spacing Principles
II.  Introduction to Computer/Word Processing Skills
    A.  Computer equipment and floppy disk handling
    B.  Creating, saving, and retrieving documents

Assignments:
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1.  Lessons--keying drills
2.  Timed writings--measuring speed and accuracy
3.  Assessments--quizzes and tests

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
OFFICIAL TIMED WRITINGS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 40%
Attendance/Lessons


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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GREGG COLLEGE KEYBOARD AND DOCUMENT PROCESSING FOR WINDOWS, 8th edition,
  Ober, et al., Glencoe Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Publishing, 1997
COLLEGE KEYBOARDING, 14th edition, South-Western Educational Publishing,
1998

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