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OCT 106 KEYBOARDING & FORMATTING I

OCT 106Keyboarding and Formatting I

Course Outline 

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:

  1. demonstrate improved speed and accuracy when operating the keyboard by touch;
  2. correctly word process a variety of advanced documents;
  3. utilize acceptable proofreading skills; and
  4. use correct language arts skills in composing and editing.