OCT 106 KEYBOARDING & FORMATTING I
OCT 106 – Keyboarding and Formatting I
Course Number & Name: OCT 106 Keyboarding and Formatting I
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in OCT 105 or placement
Co-requisites: ENG 096 and RDG 096 Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This course is designed for students with prior keyboarding background. It expands their knowledge and skills in document formatting. The focus is on developing vocational competency; students learn to use computers as a business tool for preparing a wide range of typical business correspondence including letters, tables, reports, and forms.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate improved speed and accuracy when operating the keyboard by touch;
- correctly word process a variety of advanced documents;
- utilize acceptable proofreading skills; and
- use correct language arts skills in composing and editing.