Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Keyboarding Online Program

Today we will begin the online keyboarding program, Keyboarding Online.

Go to the website which you bookmarked yesterday.
  • Enter the School Login and Password.
  • Click "Screen Edition Keyboard Mastery".
  • Select the checkbox that states "Trust all applets from Ellsworth Publishing".
  • Click "Allow" 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.
  • 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.
  • Click "Introduction" and we will review this section as a class.
  • Click on each step, and carefully read each introductory lesson.
  • Follow the instructions in each section as required. These practice exercises will teach you how to use the Keyboarding Online program and will prepare you for the regular lessons.
  • Click "Lessons Menu."
  • Type only Line 1 in the Lesson 1, Line 1 window, do not type any other line at this time.
  • Repeat Line 1 if you still have time left on the timer. Don't forget this part or your WPM will drop!
  • The length of each timing is listed at the top of the window.
  • The timer is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
  • You will only receive a score when you have reached 15 WPM.
  • Repeat Line 1 three times.
  • Look at your top three scores at the bottom right of the window.
  • Continue with Line 2 when you have received three scores for Line 1.
  • Type Line 2 only in this new window. Don't forget to repeat Line 2 if you still have time on your timer.
  • Continue this process for every line in each lesson, and repeat each line three times.
  • Click "Progress Reports" & "Comprehensive" to check your progress.
  • Click "Grade Reports" & "Current Grade" to see your current grade.
You will be amazed how quickly your speed and accuracy improve!


At 9:58 AM, Blogger lorenzo said...

nice ms.kline


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