This self-paced course is designed for the student with no previous typing experience. Through the use of keyboarding software the student learns the basic techniques of keying alphabet and number keys in modern computer keyboards. Emphasis is on good technique and the development of speed and accuracy. Students must purchase the keyboarding software to work at home, or can use Peninsula College’s computer labs to complete all work. A maximum of 2 credits of CBT104 and/or CBT 105 or combination thereof will count towards a degree or certificate. This class will include students from multiple sections.
This self-paced class is a continuation of CBT 104 and is designed to build keyboarding speed and accuracy. The software program has special diagnosis capabilities for speed and accuracy development, with the starting goal of 28 words-per-minute for three minutes with four errors or less. The program also helps those with higher-level typing skills. (CBT 104 must be completed before starting CBT 105.) A maximum of 2 credits of CBT 104 and/or CBT 105 or combination thereof will count towards a degree or certificate.