Touch Systems Data Entry

 

TOUCH SYSTEMS DATA ENTRY
SYLLABUS

Instructor: Mrs. Driver

Room: F111                                                                  Phone No. 281-261-9239 x3923

Conference period: 1st period 7:30 am - 8:17 am
Email: smatthews@staffordmsd.org

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course is designed to develop technology skills with applications to personal or business situations.  Touch Systems focuses on keyboarding technique, word processing, desktop publishing, production of business documents, networking, and the Internet.  Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment.  Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies. 

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  1. Develop skills for success in the workplace.
  2. Apply proper keyboarding technique.
  3. Develop speed and accuracy when operating the keyboard.
  4. Prepare business documents using effective communication.
  5. Solve problems using document processing skills.
  6. Create and revise documents using computer technology.
  7. Develop advanced word-processing skills.

 

UNITS OF STUDY:

  1. Technique and Form

    2.   Building Accuracy & Speed

    3.   Exploring Document Production and Formatting

    4.   Creating Business Documents 

Grading:

  • Minimum of  10 grades(min 3 major)
  • 60% - Daily Grades -including quizzes, posture and technique, timed-writings
  • 40% - Major Grades including test, projects, posture and technique

 Makeup Work   (Makeup work is your responsibility!)

      • It is the student’s responsibility to get missed work from me, a classmate, or the board.
      • Absent students will have how many days they are absent plus 1 day to make up work
      • Daily Assignments should be turned in on time. Any assignments turned in after the due date will have 10 point deducted for each day up to 3 days. On the 4th day a grade of 50 will be given if turned in.
      • Test/Quizzes will be made up the day you return to class or the arranged date with the instructor. If a student fails a major test, they are allowed one retake with a replacement grade not to exceed 75.
      • After-school makeup/tutorials are on Mondays 3:15 – 4:15