Introduction to Typing

Introduction to TypingTyping, the process of inputting text by pressing keys on a computer keyboard or typewriter, is a vital skill to have in today’s computer-dominated world. This three-hour Introduction to Typing class will get you on your way to quick, efficient typing!

Taught to students of all skill levels, from high school to seniors, we focus on best practices to help you improve your typing speeds on a traditional QWERTY keyboard.  You instructor will work with you or your group to coach your typing skills and help you improve.

Introduction to Typing is ideal for anyone who is looking to improve their typing speeds or those who have not learned the proper way to type in the first place.

Class Objective: You will learn the fundamentals of typing and be able to use a computer keyboard with ease.

Target Student: This course is designed for students who have minimal experience with typing on a computer keyboard, or students who would like a “refresher” course on basic typing skills.

Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand why the QWERTY keyboard looks like it does
  • Use the home row
  • Use correct posture and hand positions
  • Type basic sentences quickly and efficiently
  • Build up their words-per-minute by practicing the skills learned in this class

Pre-requisite: None

Training Type: Instructor led, private, one-on-one, student-paced learning model with structured hands-on activities.  Available for Private or Group Sessions.

Class Includes

Class Info

  • Classroom equipped with computers
  • 3 hours of training
  • Breaks taken throughout class session
  • Class size limited to 1 student
  • Target Audience: Beginner
  • Seniors (55+) get an additional 10% off!

Financial Aid

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Terms and Conditions

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Available Classes


Dates/Times Information
Fri 12-15-2017
   9:00am - 12:00pm

Price: $205.00
Space Available: 0 seat(s)
Course Closing Date: 12-13-2017
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Community Room
Instructor(s): Casey McLaughlin

Dates/Times Information
Fri 2-02-2018
   9:00am - 12:00pm

Price: $205.00
Space Available: 1 seat(s)
Course Closing Date: 1-31-2018
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Community Room
Instructor(s): TBD

Dates/Times Information
Fri 3-30-2018
   9:00am - 12:00pm

Price: $205.00
Space Available: 1 seat(s)
Course Closing Date: 3-28-2018
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Community Room
Instructor(s): TBD
Interested in scheduling a private training session? If the public class schedule above does not meet your availability, please contact us.

Other 1-ON-1 and Group Training Options

Private Class - Contact us for pricing and scheduling

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