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CIT 102 - Computer Keyboarding for Professional Communications

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Basic skills using a personal computer and the Internet.

This course provides a mastery of the keyboard (letters, numbers and symbols) by touch on a personal computer using Microsoft Word. Students facilitate typing skills by generating and formatting mailable letters, memos, tables and reports. The minimum typing speed at end of the course is 30 words per minute (WPM) accurately.

NOTE: This course cannot be used to satisfy a required CIT elective in any program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Type a minimum of 30 WPM on a three-minute timed writing with three or fewer errors.
  2. Develop good work habits, acceptable typing technique and posture when using a personal computer and printer.
  3. Edit content and format of documents by recognizing, evaluating and correcting errors.
  4. Demonstrate skill in language arts including word division, proofreading, punctuation, grammar, spelling and keyboard composing.
  5. Produce professionally formatted business documents including letters, memos, tables and reports using Microsoft Word.
Listed Topics
  1. “Touch” method for alphanumeric, symbol keys and 10-key keypad using a personal computer keyboard
  2. Technique for data entry from straight and rough-draft text
  3. Techniques (formatting, posture, etc.) for text entry on a keyboard
  4. Proofreading alphanumeric and numeric data
  5. Business correspondence: letters, memos, tables and report preparation
Reference Materials
Textbooks/materials, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lecture and demonstration as required by instructor; access to the Internet
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competence
  • Communication
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 03/15/2019

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