SRJC Course Outlines

6/17/2024 5:24:32 PMBGN 150.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2005

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Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 150.1Title:  COMP SKILLBLDG/MAC  
Full Title:  Self-Paced Computer Keyboard Skillbuilding on the Macintosh
Last Reviewed:3/14/1990

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.502 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
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Catalog Description:
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For the general student, individualized instruction in computer keyboard skill building for speed and accuracy using the Macintosh. Open-entry/open-exit course that allows students to work at their own pace. Student must meet with instructor one assigned hour each week. Additional work completed during open lab hours. Takes approximately 24 hours to complete.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Improve typing speed and accuracy.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Space correctly when using punctuation marks.
2.  Assess ability and use prescriptive practices.
3.  Develop/increase speed when keyboarding.
4.  Improve accuracy in keyboarding.
5.  Select option to touch type numbers and symbols.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Improve touch typing/keyboarding by perfecting accuracy and
   building speed.
2.  Assessing abilities.

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1.  Drills and exercises.
2.  Skill 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%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because 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
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 70%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared handbooks to use with software packages.

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