Becoming competent at the keyboard helps students develop skills for increased productivity in the workplace. Students learn to operate a standard PC keyboard; format business documents, including business letters, tables, and reports; and improve proofreading skills. The required materials for this course include the MicroType™5.0 Individual License by South-Western Cengage Learning (ISBN10: 053844980-2, ISBN13: 978-053844980-9) Students must have access to a computer with the following minimum specifications: PC (or 100% compatible) with 233 MHz Pentium II or higher processor; hard disk with 350 MB free (plus 100 MB to run movies from a hard drive instead of the CD-ROM); Windows XP or Vista with a 32-bit processor; 8X CD-ROM drive; SoundBlaster compatible sound card and speakers; and an 800 x 600 monitor capable of displaying 256 colors. View TEKS.
A textbook is not required for this course.