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  1. HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE FUNDAMENTALS OF KEYBOARDING? Mrs. B. Simmons Personal Keyboarding Class

  2. Keyboarding provides you with skills for life.

  3. FUNDAMENTALS OF KEYBOARDING • Work Area Arrangement • Posture • Arm and Hand Positions • Technique

  4. WORK AREA ARRANGEMENT

  5. Work Area Arrangement • Keyboard straight in front of chair • Front edge of keyboard even with desk • Monitor placed for easy viewing • Book to right of keyboard

  6. POSTURE

  7. Posture • Body erect, sit back in chair • Sit comfortable distance from keyboard • Feet flat on the floor, slightly apart for balance

  8. ARM AND HAND POSITION

  9. Arm and Hand Position • Fingers curved and upright over home keys • Wrists low but not touching keyboard • Forearms parallel to slant of keyboard • Elbows naturally close to body

  10. TECHNIQUE

  11. Technique • Eyes on copy –do NOT look from copy to screen or keys • All keystrokes begin and end at home row position

  12. How are they doing?

  13. TYPING TECHNIQUE GRADE SHEET Name _____________________________ Section _______ Dates Observed ____________________________________ • __________EYES ON COPY (10 points) • Looked from copy to fingers • Looked from copy to screen • Looked from screen to fingers • __________HAND POSITION (10 points) • Fingers resting on wrong keys • Fingers do NOT return to homerow • Fingers not well curved • Thumb not a space bar

  14. Grade Sheet Continued __________KEYING TECHNIQUE (10 points) • Fingers typing incorrect keys • Backspaced • Used left thumb to space __________WRIST POSITION (5 points) • Wrist resting on keyboard or tray frame __________POSTURE (10 points) • Center of body not across from the letter “J” • Not a hand span away from frame • Not sitting up straight in chair

  15. Grade Sheet Continued __________FEET POSITION (5 points) • Feet crossed • Feet not under desk in front of body • Feet not flat on floor __________YOUR GRADE – 50 pts. possible (Points Received x 2 for 100% Grade)

  16. Understanding the fundamentals of keyboarding and striving to use proper technique will lead to your SUCCESS!