WEEK 2 – Keyboarding ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
Week 2 – Assignment
Lesson 17 – Gregg College Keyboarding, page 39 and 40
Improve Your 10-Key and Keyboarding Skill
Before you begin, save this document to your computer desktop. You will need to enter your scores in the “10-Key Numeric Keypad” section, and the “Timed Writings” section (found at the end of this assignment document), then submit the document with timed writing scores included, to the assignment drop box.
There are two parts to this assignment:
1. The 10-Key Numeric Keypad – [the table (box) is located below the instructions for the exercise.] 2. Keyboarding – [scores should be entered in the table found near the end of the document.]
Since you started your program, you have been practicing keyboarding. Using keyboarding for work-related activities is an important part of your career. As a medical office billing specialist, you may need to create patient letters, schedule appointments, or perform other tasks that require speed and accuracy when typing. Practice this skill by completing the following activities, 10-Key Numeric Keypad and Keyboarding:
10-Key Numeric Keypad:
1. Open the Gregg College Keyboarding textbook to the Appendix. 2. Locate exercise A on page A-1 and exercise B on page A-2. 3. Using the keypad, type the numbers across the table in exercise A and exercise B into the table (box) provided below. 4. When you hit the “Enter” key, the cursor will progress to the space below. Remember, in this activity your Goal is to:
Touch type the keys on the keypad
Complete the following tasks as described in your textbook appendix: Follow the instructions for Groups A and B.
A. New Keys: The 7, 8, and 9 Keys
B. Old Keys: The 4, 5, and 6 Keys
Type your exercises in the table (box) below. It will stretch when you hit “Enter.” 444
1. Open the Gregg College Keyboarding program which you installed to your computer. 2. Click on the Lessons Tab. Access Lesson 17.
3. Then, follow along with the directions in your textbook (page 39) 4. Use the table provided below to record your scores for the Timed Exercise.
Remember, in this activity your Goal is to:
Type at least 25 wpm/2’/5e
Complete the following tasks as described in your textbook on page 39 and 40:
A. Warm Up: Type the passage 2 times
B. Type each line 2 times
C. Type each line 2 times
D. Type each line 2 times
E. Students do not need to complete this section
F. Type the passage 2 times
G. Students do not need to complete this section
(activity continues on the next page)
H. Lessons Tab: 2 Minute Timed Writing. Type the passage found within Section H on page 40. You will need to repeat this exercise twice in order to record two attempts. Please note that the timer, which can be found at the bottom of your screen will need to lapse 2 minutes before the score will appear. Click on “Review your Scored Text” to capture your WPM/S/ERR.
Repeat this exercise in order to capture a second attempt. Record both scores in the table below. Remember to save your work before you close this document. Once you have recorded Attempt 1 and Attempt 2, submit this assignment to the drop box. Timed Writings (any sections that do not fit on the page, send to next page “CTRL+ENTER”)
To earn full points, you must meet the following criteria:
Complete the task assigned.
Follow submission instructions correctly.
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