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Course Description - Keyboarding (Computer)

The student will apply basic skills in operating a computerized keyboard by using the touch system and other input technologies to produce mailable business and academic documents. Student will prepare business and academic report, etc. Mailability standards relate to keying, formatting, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, content, typography and layout and design. Using special features of the software, the student will be able to format academic and business reports.

  • Recommended Prerequisite: Computer Literacy K-6
  • Grades: 7, 8, 9
  • Recommended Credit: ½ Credit

Standards - Keyboarding (Computer)

Standard: 1.0
The student will operate and maintain the workstation.
Standard 2.0
The student will operate the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keyboard using the touch system.
Standard 3.0
The student will apply language arts skills to prepare business documents.
Standard 4.0
The student will research and apply typography, layout, design, and composition concepts and guidelines for document preparation.
Standard 5.0
The student will demonstrate speed and accuracy using the touch system of keying.
Standard 6.0
The student will format text.
Standard 7.0
The student will create effective business documents.
Standard 8.0
The student will develop and demonstrate human relations, self-management, organizational, and professional leadership skills.

Course Description - Keyboarding/Document Formatting

The Keyboarding/Document Formatting course is a continuation of the Keyboarding course. Student will prepare business and academic report, etc. The student will demonstrate a combination of input skills (advanced keyboarding, scanning, speech recognition, handwriting recognition, and the use of a mouse) in the production of mailable business documents. Industry production standards are emphasized. Formatting, typography and layout and design concepts are applied in document preparation of business letters, forms, invoices, manuscripts, and tabulated and columnar information. Proofreading and editing skills are applied.

  • Recommended Prerequisites: Keyboarding (Computer)
  • Grades: 8, 9, 10
  • Recommended Credit: ½ Credit

Standards - Keyboarding/Document Formatting

Standard: 1.0
The student will develop and demonstrate effective input technology skills (advanced keyboarding, scanning, speech recognition, handwriting recognition, and the use of a mouse).
Standard: 2.0
The student will create business documents, applying the appropriate formatting knowledge and skills.
Standard: 3.0
The student will apply skills in processing business documents using new styles in various formats and lengths.
Standard 4.0
The student will use input technology skills that adhere to ergonomic principles to develop acceptable speed and accuracy levels.
Standard 5.0
The student will research and apply typography, layout, design, and composition concepts and guidelines for document preparation.
Standard 6.0
The student will apply input and formatting skills in creating reports and tables in various formats and lengths.
Standard 7.0
The student will research and apply knowledge of ethical and legal issues within the industry
Standard 8.0
The student will apply concise styles, mailable standards and rules for grammar, spelling and punctuation creating business documents and reports that communicate the intended message.
Standard 9.0
The student will compose, input, and format career portfolio documents for job interview.
Standard 10.0
The student will perform their culmination project by completing a simulation that consists of business correspondence, reports, tables, etc., of varying degrees of difficulty.
Standard 11.0
The student will develop and demonstrate human relations, self-management, organizational and professional leadership skills.

Course Syllabus

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Contact Information

Whitehaven High School
4851 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116
901.416.3000

 

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