District Syllabus
OST1100
Keyboarding I


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course includes practice in keyboard control; developing speed and accuracy; and typing reports, tables, and business letters. (Open exit)
Required Materials: Books:
  • VanHuss. Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessions 1-55, 19th ed., Cengage, 2013. ISBN: 9781133588948
  • VanHuss. Keyboarding and Word Processing Essentials, Lessons 1-55, 19 ed., Cengage, 2013. ISBN: 9781285576329
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate the use of the touch system of keyboarding.
  2. Demonstrate an increase in speed and accuracy using the touch system.
  3. Demonstrate a mastery of keyboarding theory on objective tests.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to type letters, memos, reports, table and newsletters related items in an acceptable manner.
Course Learning Outcomes:
See expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section 
being taught.
              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor within policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.