NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
AST 117 - KEYBOARDING FOR COMPUTER USAGE  (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Teaches the alphabetic keyboard and 10-key pad. Develops correct keying techniques. Lecture 1 hour per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

This course is designed to develop keyboarding skills for the student who is in a computer program and needs to become proficient on  keyboard.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

None

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:

    1. demonstrate basic keyboarding skills on the alphabetic and numeric kkeys of a microcomputer
    2. use correct keyboarding techniques
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED
    1. Introduction of alphabetic keyboard
    2. Skill building by repetitive drill work
EXTRA TOPICS (optional)

Document production

Revised 10/00


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