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BTAC 101 - Beginning Keyboarding

Credits: 5
Uses keyboards to record words and data in the business office, as well as in personal communication. Students learn to operate the alphabet, number, and symbol keys on a computer by touch. Emphasizes speed and accuracy skill development. Students apply these computer skills to formatting basic business documents using a current word processing program. For students with little or no prior keyboarding instruction.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Type the alphabet, number, and symbol keys using proper touch keyboarding technique.
  2. Use a computerized keyboarding program.
  3. Use a word processing program and formatting features to produce documents.
  4. Format and produce business letters.
  5. Format and produce standard memorandums.
  6. Format and produce academic reports with internal citations, quoted material reference listings, and title pages.
  7. Format tables with main/secondary/column headings with left/centered/right/decimal tab column formatting.
  8. Recognize and interpret proofreading marks while working from rough draft copy.
  9. Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy during 5-minute timings.
  10. Proofread and edit material accurately.

Program Outcomes
  1. Implement calculator/computer technology to solve problems.
  2. Successfully integrate Microsoft Office software applications to present information in a meaningful manner.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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