SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 4:28:39 PMBGN 201 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 201Title:  TYPING SELF-PACED  
Full Title:  Typing Self-Paced
Last Reviewed:3/27/2017

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:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BOT 169.1

Catalog Description:
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Individualized instruction 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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Individualized instruction to type alphabetic letters, numbers, and symbol keys by touch.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times

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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Type by touch the alphabetic keys (A-Z).
2.  Type by touch the number and symbol keys.
3.  Use correct technique and posture while typing.
4.  Achieve a minimum speed of at least 25 gross words per minute (errors subtracted from speed score) in order to receive a passing grade.
5.  Repeating students will be able to demonstrate increased accuracy and speed.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Complete 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
2.  Complete 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 symbols
    c.  formatting and spacing appropriately after numbers and symbols
3.  Using correct technique and posture while typing
    a.  Sitting correctly at a computer work station
    b.  Organizing the work station for maximum productivity
    c.  Holding fingers in the correct position to avoid wrist injuries
4.  Completing timed typing drills
    a.  Demonstrating skills in completing timed testing using computer software
    b.  printing summary results
5. Repeating students will be able to demonstrate increased accuracy and speed.

Assignments:
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1.  20 typing lessons
2.  Timed writings
3.  Repeating students will be expected to demonstrate increased accuracy and speed.

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%
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 and participation


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

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