Keyboarding is a basic skill that is mandatory if you want to operate a computer. Our Keyboarding classes are designed to teach students the fundamentals of using the keyboard. Topics include speed and accuracy, using home keys, alpha keys, punctuation, number keys and how to use online keyboarding resources. Students will also learn how to create, edit, and save word processing documents and learn posture tips to minimize fatigue and help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
OFC-314 Introduction to Keyboarding 1.8 CEUs
Keyboarding is needed for computer familiarity. Finger placement, basic computer parts, typing speed and accuracy are taught. This hands-on class prepares you for the skills needed for other computer training. Text book required: College Keyboarding Lessons 1-25 (Package) Pro 9 CD 18th Edition, Vanhuss Forde Wodo Text/software is available at Howard Community College or Prince George's Community College Bookstore (not included in course cost.)
6 sessions, $144*(includes a $80 lab fee)
72763 T 1/21-2/25 6:30-9:30 p.m. Laurel College Center
76488 T 4/22-5/27 6:30-9:30 p.m. Laurel College Center
OFC-388 Keyboarding 2.4 CEUs
Learn how to touch-type (type text without looking at your keyboard) with Keyboarding Pro 5, a typing tutorial designed for personal computers. In addition to touch-typing, you will learn computer and word processing basics, useful keyboard shortcuts, and posture tips. Whether you are a beginner or want to improve your keyboarding skills, this class will help you type faster, improve your accuracy, and become more productive. By the end of the course, you will know how to touch-type letters, numbers, and symbols; create, save, and edit word processing documents; and successfully take a timed writing test during a job interview.
You must register for your course with PGCC and on www.ed2go.com/pgcc
12 sessions, $130 (includes a $65 lab fee)
70789 WF starts 12/3 online ED2GO
72995 WF starts 1/15 online ED2GO
75268 WF starts 2/19 online ED2GO
75269 WF starts 3/19 online ED2GO
75270 WF starts 4/16 online ED2GO