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OAD-100 Introductory Keyboarding

Online Lecture, 1.5 credits


Introductory Keyboarding provides the necessary techniques to keyboard proficiently and accurately by touch to a minimum of 40 wpm. Software used for this course analyzes students' keyboarding techniques and prescribes practice to help them key faster and with more accuracy. Alphabetic keys, numbers, punctuation and symbols are covered. Students complete various timed writings increasing in length until their final testing time of 3 minutes.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Completion of ABT 020 or OAD 020.
  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 060, ENG 096, ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English assessment.
  • C in one of Workplace Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Essentials Math 10, Foundations of Math 10, or MAT-033; or Math assessment.

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