Catalog: 2012–2013 Catalog Year
COT 100: Basic Keyboarding
- Name: Basic Keyboarding
- Discipline: Computer Office Technology (COT)
- Units (Credits): 1–3
- Schedule History: See when this course was offered over the last three years.
- Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
- Academic Division: Technology
- Prerequisites: None
I: Catalog Course Description
Develops basic skills for touch keyboarding/typing proficiency on computers. Develops basic speed and accuracy. Introduces basic computer operations for using keyboarding software.
Note: Non-transferable for a NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
II: Course Objectives
This course develops basic skills for touch keyboarding / typing proficiency on computers. Develops basic speed and accuracy. Introduces basic computer operations for using keyboarding software.
- From lessons 1-25, students must demonstrate that they can key straight-copy material at 20 or more words a minute for one minute with two errors or less on at least two separate timings from lessons 18 - 25.
III: Course Linkage
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This course is designed to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a chosen field of study and students who complete programs in occupational areas are expected to demonstrate that they:
- Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
- Develop an appreciation of the importance of social, ethical, legal and diversity issues.
- Are able to acquire the skills and perform the tasks necessary to achieve employment or career enhancement
- Can present themselves effectively to a potential employer.
- Utilize effective communication skills and available resources to remain current in their chosen occupational field.