SRJC Course Outlines

2/2/2023 11:47:45 PMBGN 201 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 201Title:  BEGINNING TYPING  
Full Title:  Basic Keyboarding
Last Reviewed:12/12/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.504 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:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BOT 169.1

Catalog Description:
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Students will learn to type alphabetic letters, numbers, and symbol keys by touch.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will learn to type alphabetic letters, numbers, and symbol keys by touch.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Type at least 20 net words per minute (errors subtracted from speed score).
2. Identify correct ergonomic technique for posture and hand positions while typing.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Type by touch the alphabetic keys (A-Z).
2. Type by touch the punctuation keys.
3. Use correct ergonomics technique and posture while typing.
4. Achieve at least 20 net words per minute (errors subtracted from speed score) in order to receive a passing grade.

Topics and Scope
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I. Completing Alphabetic Drills
    A. Differentiating the fingers to use to type letters by touch
    B. Selecting the appropriate Shift Key to press by touch when capitalizing letters
    C. Formatting and spacing appropriately after sentences and paragraphs
II. Completing Numeric and Symbol Drills
    A. Differentiating the fingers to use to type numbers by touch
    B. Selecting the appropriate Shift Key to press by touch when typing punctuation
    C. Formatting and spacing appropriately after punctuation
III. Using Correct Technique and Posture While Typing
    A. Sitting correctly at a computer workstation
    B. Organizing the workstation for maximum productivity
    C. Holding fingers in the correct position to avoid wrist injuries
IV. Completing Timed Typing Drills
    A. Demonstrating skills in completing timed testing using computer software
    B. Printing summary results

Assignments:
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1. Typing lessons
2. Timed writings
3. In-class or online discussions

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 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%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
90 - 100%
Typing lessons; timed writings
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance; participation; in-class or online discussions


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Keyboard Short Course with Keyboarding Online access code. Barbara Ellsworth. Ellsworth Publishing Company. 2016 (classic).
Instructor prepared materials

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