Course

Keyboarding

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Office Administration
Course Code
OADM 1206
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
30
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course develops and improves touch-typing skills.
Course Content
  1. Ergonomic principles
  2. Keyboarding timings
  3. Correct technique
  4. Speed and accuracy drill exercises
Methods Of Instruction

The instructor will facilitate learning through demonstration, individual instruction, and guided group activities. Students will use computer software to develop keyboarding skills.

Means of Assessment

To obtain a grade of mastery

  1. all assignments must be completed
  2. proper technique must be demonstrated
  3. minimum speed of 30 NWPM with 98% accuracy must be achieved on a minimum of three 5-minute timings

NOTE: Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.

 

Learning Outcomes

The learner has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. keyboard accurately using touch-typing technique to produce alphanumeric copy to meet entry-level industry standards.
  2. achieve keyboarding speed of 30 Net Words Per Minute (NWPM) with 98% accuracy on a minimum of three 5-minute timings.
Textbook Materials

Textbooks/software/materials - as approved by the department

Requisites

Prerequisites

No prerequisite courses.

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for OADM 1206
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
36382
Tue Thu
06-Sep-2022
- 07-Dec-2022
06-Sep-2022
07-Dec-2022
Crothers
Julie
Open
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
30
9
21
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
Coquitlam - Bldg. A
A2030
14:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
36383
Mon
06-Sep-2022
- 07-Dec-2022
06-Sep-2022
07-Dec-2022
Schreier
Janet
Open
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
30
10
20
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Coquitlam - Bldg. A
A2270
12:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
37260
Wed
06-Sep-2022
- 07-Dec-2022
06-Sep-2022
07-Dec-2022
Miller
Alicia
Open
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
30
16
14
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
Coquitlam - Bldg. A
A2270
12:30 - 15:20