KEYBOARDING AND COMPUTER BASICS

  • Program: Computer Literacy
  • Course: Keyboarding and Computer Basics
  • Course #: CPLT0900
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will introduce the non-computer user to the following basic computer concepts: booting up and shutting down the computer; sending and receiving email; and creating, saving, and printing short Microsoft Word documents. Students will also learn basic keyboarding skills.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Power up the computer
Shut down the computer
Open email
Send email
Access email attachments
Keyboard accurately
Open Microsoft Word
Create a Microsoft Word document
Save a Microsoft Word document
Print a Microsoft Word document

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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