SKILL BUILDING AND DOCUMENT PROCESSING

  • Program: Computer Literacy
  • Course: Skill Building and Document Processing
  • Course #: CPLT1005
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Students will improve keyboarding techniques with exercises emphasizing the touch method to build speed and accuracy. Document processing will include the production of business letters, memorandums, reports, agendas, minutes and itineraries. It will be necessary to have access to a computer outside of class to complete assignments. A student computer lab is available on each campus. A keyboarding test will be administered in the classroom the first session to confirm course eligibility.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Use the touch method of keyboarding
Key 40 net words per minute on a 3-minute timing
Key business style letters and envelopes using Microsoft Word
Key agendas and minutes using Microsoft Word
Key reports using Microsoft Word
Key interoffice memorandums using Microsoft Word
Key itineraries using Microsoft Word
Proofread Word documents
Edit Word documents

Credit Details
  • Total Credits: 3
  • Credit Type: Lecture
  • Credits:  3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on keyboarding assessment test OR CPLT1000 and qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie