Course Outline
Keyboarding Basics
 

P.O. Box 225                 
East Petersburg, PA 17520-0225

Phone:717-560-3552
E-Mail:
Registrar@pceasy.com


Program Objectives: Students will learn the purpose and function of every key on the keyboard and will be introduced to the basis of touch typing.

  • Introduction to the Course
  • The Keyboard
  • Types of Keyboard Keys
    • Typematic Keys
    • Toggle Keys
    • Combination Keys
    • Sequence Keys
  • Erasing Information
  • Frequently Used Keys
    • Function Keys
    • Caps Lock
    • Control Key
    • Alternate Key
    • Shift Key
    • Home Key
    • End Key
    • Page Up and Page Down
    • Insert Key
    • Tab Key
    • Print Screen Key
    • Scroll Lock Key
    • Escape Key
  • Proper Finger Placement on Keyboard
  • Typing Exercises
    • Forefinger and Spacebar
    • "D" and "K" Keys
    • "S" and "L" Keys
  • Typing Exercises (continued)
    • "A" and ";" Keys
    • Typing Some Short Words
    • Using the Shift Key
  • Miscellaneous Keys on the Keyboard
    • Tilde and Backquote
    • Exclamation Point
    • At Sign
    • Number or Pound Sign
    • Dollar Sign
    • Percent
    • Caret
    • Ampersand
    • Asterisk
    • Parentheses
    • Dash and Underscore
    • Plus Sign and Equal Sign
    • French Braces
    • Square Brackets
    • Pipe and Backslash
    • Colon and Semicolon
    • Quotation Mark and Apostrophe
    • Greater/Less Than Signs
    • Comma
    • Period
    • Question Mark and Slash
    • Flying Windows Key
  • Using the Typing Tutor Disk

Course Prerequisite
None
(4 CPE Credits)

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