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10-key on Calculators

Course Number: OS 131
Transcript Title: 10-key on Calculators
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lecture / Lab Hours: 20
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F, P-NP (default), audit

Recommended

Placement into RD 115, WR 115, and MTH 20

Course Description

Develops 10-key skills by touch. Recommended: Placement into RD 115, WR 115, and MTH 20.

Intended Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Use proper finger placement on the keypad.
  2. Enter numbers by touch for speed and accuracy in adding and subtracting numbers.
  3. Effectively utilize the 10-key machine as an efficient business tool.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

This is a Pass/No Pass course with a letter grade option. Students must choose before the completion of 80% of the class.

A grade will be issued based on:

  • Timed tests to evaluate touch speed at 120 correct digits per minute by touch with no errors for one minute.
  • Performance tests to evaluate effective utilization of the 10-key machine as an efficient business tool.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes, Concepts, Issues

  • Proper finger placement
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Subtotal and total
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Constant multiplication, constant division
  • Grand total
  • Memory plus, memory minus, memory subtotal, and memory total
  • Percent
  • Decimal settings
  • Item count

Competencies, Skills

  • Key addition speed at 120 correct digits per minute by touch with no errors
  • Solve problems using addition and subtraction
  • Solve problems using the subtotal and total
  • Solve problems using multiplication
  • Solve problems using division
  • Solve problems using constant multiplication, constant division
  • Solve problems using grand total
  • Solve problems using memory plus, memory minus, memory subtotal, and memory total
  • Solve problems using percent
  • Solve problems using equal, equal minus, equal plus
  • Solve problems using decimal settings
  • Solve problems using item count