Introduction to Typing

In Introduction to Typing course, students study the proper typing techniques in order to increase their typing speed or WPM (words per minute). Students practice proper posture, finger positioning, and typing strategies, and they explore safe Internet practices.

Note: To complete this course, students will need to download the RapidTyping software, which requires a Windows operating system. Please review the system requirements of RapidTyping to ensure your system is compatible.

Major concepts:

  • Keyboard Techniques
  • Reasons to Know Typing
  • Invention of Typewriter
  • Formatting Documents
  • Punctuation & Spacing Rules
  • QWERTY Keyboard
  • Numeric Keypad
  • Netiquette

Grade Level

  Grade 5

Duration

  Semester

Requirements

None

Prerequisites

None

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