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Welcome to Business Keyboarding Miami Dade College, Wolfson. By Professor F. Etti http://faculty.mdc.edu/fetti. Three Levels of Competency. Beginning Level OST 1100: College Credits OTA 0101: Vocational Credits Intermediate Level OST 1110: College Credits OTA 0102: Vocational Credits

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Welcome to business keyboarding miami dade college wolfson

Welcome toBusiness KeyboardingMiami Dade College, Wolfson

By

Professor F. Etti

http://faculty.mdc.edu/fetti


Three levels of competency

Three Levels of Competency

  • Beginning Level

    • OST 1100: College Credits

    • OTA 0101: Vocational Credits

  • Intermediate Level

    • OST 1110: College Credits

    • OTA 0102: Vocational Credits

  • Advanced Level

    • OST 2450: College Credits

    • OTA 0105: Vocational Credits


Course materials for students

Course Materials for Students

  • Textbooks

    • Keyboarding and Word Processing, Microsoft Word 2002 Book 1, (Lessons 1 - 60) – for Beginning and Intermediate Levels

    • Advanced Word Processing, (Lessons 61 – 120) for Advanced Level

  • Computer Storage devices

    • Floppy disks

    • USB Flash Drive (preferred)

  • Work Portfolio Folder


College provided course materials

College Provided Course Materials

  • Typing Software

    • Keyboarding Pro: for Skill-building

    • Micropace Pro: for Timed Tests

  • Word Processing Software

    • Microsoft Word

  • Computer Hardware

    • Full-function workstations

    • Laser Printer


Typing is an art

Typing is an Art

Typing is Keyboarding and

Keyboarding is Typing


3 levels of keyboarding competency

3 Levels of Keyboarding Competency

  • Beginning Level

    • OST1100 – 3 College Credits

    • OTA0101 – 1.5 Voc Credits

  • Intermediate Level

    • OST1110 – 3 College Credits

    • OTA0102 – 2.5 Voc Credits

  • Advanced Level

    • OTA0105 – 2.5 Voc Credits


Competency evaluation beginning level

Competency Evaluation:Beginning Level

Speed and Accuracy

  • Minimum 25 wam with 6 errors or fewer in Timed Test for a C grade

  • Completion of Skill-building Lessons 1-25 in Keyboarding Pro

  • 15 hours of work in the Typing Lab (required for OST1100 only)


Competency evaluation intermediate level

Competency Evaluation:Intermediate Level

Speed and Accuracy

  • Minimum 35 wam with 10 errors or fewer in Timed Test for a C grade

  • Completion of Word Processing exercises through Lesson 40; extra credit for later lessons

  • 15 hours of work in the Typing Lab (required for OST1110 only)


Competency evaluation advanced level

Competency Evaluation:Advanced Level

Speed and Accuracy

  • Minimum 45 wam with 10 errors or fewer in Timed Test for a C grade

  • Completion of Advanced Word Processing exercises in syllabus

  • Extra credit for work done above assigned exercises


What are the home keys

What are the Home Keys?

  • The 8 Home Keys are the anchors upon which modern touch-typing is based

  • A S D FG H J K L ;

  • The Space bar must always be pushed by either of the thumbs.

  • The Enter key must always be pushed by the right pinky.

  • The Shift keys must always be pushed by either one of the pinkies depending on the location of the letter to be capitalized.


The qwerty keyboard

The QWERTY Keyboard


Careers for high typing competency

Careers for High Typing Competency

  • Court Reporting

  • Legal Secretary

  • Office management

  • Accounting/Bookkeeping

  • Medical Office/Nursing

  • Law/Legal Clerk/Lawyer

  • Education/Teacher

  • And more…


Careers for high word processing competency

Careers for High Word-Processing Competency

  • Executive Secretary

  • Legal Secretary/Admin Asst.

  • Office management

  • Accounting/Bookkeeping

  • Law/Legal Clerk/Lawyer

  • Education/Teacher

  • And more…


R u ready

R U Ready?


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