Keyboarding Technique & Applications


In this module you will learn the proper technique for "touch" keyboarding so that you are able to produce documentation with accuracy and speed while maintaining proper body mechanics.  In addition, you will learn how to apply appropriate symbol and line spacing requirements and to "touch" key using the 10-key calculator pad to increase efficiency in processing numerical calculations.
 
 
 
The Value of Learning How to Keyboard:
 
 
 
 
Ergonomics:  Safety First!
 
 
 
 
Keyboarding How-To's:
 
Watch this quick video with great keyboarding tips and hints!
"Typing Tutorial - Keyboard Basics" By Anson Alexander  (You Tube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ic2L7ZyFC8)
 
 
Keyboarding Skill Building Sites:

Typing Club - You can sign in with your school Google accoount.

Keyboard Revolution:  This site contains a variety of game-based skill-building activities.
 

Ninja Cat Game:  Improve your keyboarding through this fun, interactive game.

10-Key Calculator - by touch!

Beginner Activities:  Click here!

Intermediate Activities:  Click here!

More Intermediate Activities:  Click here!
 
 
Speed Check!  Use any one of these sites to see how fast (and accurately) you can key!