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We offer 469 courses at Northwest Technical College. Select a subject below to get a listing of the courses in that subject. Click on a course to see the description and detailed information about the course. To see when these classes are available to take, please see the Current Class Schedule.

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ADMS 1100

Keyboarding I

Credits: 3

Description: This course covers the development of keyboarding and formatting techniques. Emphasis is on building speed and accuracy in the operation of the alphabetic, numeric, symbol, and service keys and in introducing document formatting concepts. Proofreading skills are stressed. Prerequisite(s): None

Credit Breakdown: 1/2/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.

Core Abilities

  1. Demonstrate technology skills.
  2. Demonstrate career/computation skills.


  1. Develop keyboarding techniques proficienctly by touch
  2. Practice keyboarding techniques proficiently by touch
  3. Apply course requirement WPM timed writings
  4. Format documents efficiently and correctly
  5. Produce documents efficiently and correctly
  6. Edit documents
  7. Manipulate documents
  8. Apply correct language skills
  9. Apply proofreading skills

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director in Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2011-05-23
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