Keyboarding

ComputerSkills Beginners
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

 

 

Contact Information

Barbara McCreary

Phone:

301-322-0873

Email us:

mccreabc@pgcc.edu