Enroll in Business Keyboarding with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you learn electronic
communication skills required to achieve success in various careers. This course has 16
lessons organized into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more
Lesson Activities. Additionally, there are two Course Activities that you need to work on
throughout the duration of the course. You are expected to submit the Course Activity
documents at the end of the course.
This course will cover electronic communication skills with respect to computer hardware and
software, keyboarding speed and accuracy, creation of business documents, and the role of the Internet.
You will submit the Unit Activity and Course Activity documents to your teacher, and you will
grade your work in the Lesson Activities by comparing them with given sample responses. The
Unit Activities, Course Activities (submitted to the teacher), and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of this course. There are other assessment components,
namely the mastery test questions that feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test
questions that come at the beginning and end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester
test. All of these tests are a combination of simple multiple-choice questions and technology
enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Explore the basics of computer hardware and software.
Learn about the different career choices available to you in the field of electronic communication.
Explore the various methods and techniques of using a keyboard.
Familiarize yourself with the functions of various keys of a keyboard.
Learn the different ways of enhancing your keyboarding skills with the help of keyboard ergonomics.
Learn how to create, edit, format, enhance, review, and publish documents.
Learn how to create a basic presentation for a given audience.
Familiarize yourself with the history and terminology of the Internet.
Learn the various components and functions of the World Wide Web.
Learn how to browse and communicate through the Internet.
Explore the various security risks and concerns associated with the use of computers.