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OF 112 - Professional Keyboarding

Credit Hours: 3

This course reinforces the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys. Students learn to format personal and business correspondence, business and academic reports, tables, forms, memorandums, and legal documents. Word processing features required to format documents are also taught. All copy is presented in various forms, such as straight, handwritten, draft, and edited draft. Emphasis is placed on the development of speed and accuracy through intensified drills and timed writings. A minimum speed of 40 nwpm on a three-minute timed writing is necessary for the successful completion of this course.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the computer and keyboarding equipment to produce and format documents for mailable copy;
  • utilize current software programs for word processing, spreadsheet, database, communications, presentation, graphics, desktop publishing, and operating systems;
  • keyboard at a minimum of 40 net words per minute for three minutes; and
  • keyboard and format office documents from rough draft copy.

Prerequisites: OF 102 or permission of instructor
F/S (N)