Supplemental exercises and review for NNPLS' Computer Basics 101 course.
The second most important skill to learn is using the keyboard. Below you will find the one we used in class, as well as others to help build your knowledge and typing speed.
- PowerTyping - online free typing tutor
This tutorial is designed to teach, develop and practice, step by step, typing skills. One should go through lessons in sequence because they rehearse keys already learned as they add new ones. Separate lessons are written for Dvorak and Qwerty. Instructions for hand positioning over a keyboard are included in a keyboard's layout page.
- Keyboarding Practice
A series of 19 drills to help you improve your keyboarding technique and speed developed and provided by the Davis School District in Farmington, Utah.
- Type Online
A structured touch typing course for motivated individuals looking to develop their keyboard skills. To practice and test your typing speed click the "Speed test" link on the left hand side of the page. Then click the "Start the clock" button, type the text you are given, and then click the "Stop the clock" button.
- Kiran's Typing Tutor 1.0
A free software package that lets you learn Touch Typing and improve typing skills and speed in a very easy way with in the shortest possible time. It has advanced features like Typing Lessons, Typing Practice,Typing Tests,Numeric Typing,Kids Typing,Typing Games,statistical graphs, finger preview and key preview.
Download and installation are required to use Kiran's Typing Tutor.