CPLT1005 Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing

This advanced keyboarding course is designed to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy. Students will improve keyboarding techniques with exercises emphasizing the touch method technique. Document processing will include the production of business letters, memorandums, reports, agendas, minutes and itineraries. It will be necessary to have access to a computer outside of class to complete assignments. A student computer lab is available on each campus. A keyboarding test will be administered in the classroom the first session to confirm course eligibility.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on keyboarding assessment test OR CPLT1000 and qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following goals will be addressed in thecourse:
Use the touch method of keyboarding
Key 40 net words per minute on a 3-minute timing
Key business style letters and envelopes using Microsoft Word
Key agendas and minutes using Microsoft Word
Key reports using Microsoft Word
Key interoffice memorandums using Microsoft Word
Key itineraries using Microsoft Word
Proofread Word documents
Edit Word documents

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3