Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Keyboarding Online

Today we will begin our new online keyboarding program, Keyboarding Online!

First we will bookmark this site.
  • Type www.keyboardingonline.com in your address bar
  • Hit return.
  • Click "Bookmarks" in the menu bar.
  • Bookmark this page.
  • Name it "Keyboarding Online."
  • Create in the "Bookmarks Toolbar."
  • Click "Add"
Now we will log in and use the system:
  • Click "Login."
  • Enter the School Login and Password (from Ms. Kline).
  • Click "Keyboard Mastery."
  • Click "yes" when asked to download the Java application for Keyboarding Online.
  • Click "Open Existing Student File."
  • Click on your period.
  • Click on your name.
  • Click "Open."
  • Enter your password (from Ms. Kline).
  • Double Click "User Info" on the left and change your password.
  • Double Click "Set Up" on the left and then click on each tab to see how the system is set up for grading your keyboarding lessons.
  • Double Click "Introduction" on the left.
  • Click on all 11 tabs and carefully read each introductory lesson.
  • Do the exercises on each tab as required-these teach you the basics so that you may start the regular lessons.
  • Double Click "Lessons Menu" on the left.
  • Open your book to the first Lesson.
  • Look at Line 1 in your book.
  • Type only Line 1 in the Lesson 1, Line 1 window, do not type any other line at this time and repeat Line 1 if you still have time!
  • The timing length is listed at the top of the window.
  • Repeat Line 1 three times.
  • Look at your top three scores at the bottom right of the window.
  • Click on Line 2 when you have three scores posted for Line 1.
  • Only type Line 2 in this new window, repeat Line 2 if you still have time on your timer.
  • Continue this process for all Lines in all of the Lessons.
  • Double Click "Progress Reports" & "Comprehensive" to check your progress.
  • Double Click "Grade Reports" & "Current Grade" to see your current grade.


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