Type Like a Pro
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Type Like a Pro

Taking your computing efficiency to the next level.
3.8 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
111 students enrolled
Created by Manuel Rey Vilar
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understanding the importance of typing ergonomics
  • Measuring your typing speed and accuracy
  • Managing your habits
  • Learning the home row keys
  • Locating letter, number, and math keys
  • Using modifier keys: Shift, Alt, Control, etc.
  • Using the numeric keypad effectively
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Requirements
  • You only need a computer for this course.
Description

Stop the time-consuming hunting and pecking at the keyboard and learn how to type properly. In this course, you'll discover the advantages of knowing how to type, find out where your fingers should be positioned and which finger to use on each key, practice your positioning, and learn how to type for speed and accuracy. Instructor Manuel Rey will also show how to use a numeric keypad properly and measure your success. Start now and learn to type your way to clearer, quicker communications, and use the course's game-like, interactive exercise file to practice each typing lesson and gauge your improvement.

Who is the target audience?
  • Appropriate for all.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 02:16

Using the exercise files
01:31
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The Home Row and Thumbs
2 Lectures 04:47

Home row keys extended
02:09
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Letter Keys
4 Lectures 09:10
Learn the Q, W, E, R and T keys
02:56

Learn the Y, U, I, O and P keys
02:08

Learn the Z, X, C, V and B keys
02:02

Learn the N, M, comma, period, and forward slash keys
02:04
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Number and Math Keys
3 Lectures 05:51
Learn the grave accent, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 keys
02:36

Learn the 6, 7, 8, 9 and 0 keys
01:30

Learn the open bracket, closed bracket, backslash, minus and equals keys
01:45
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Additional Keys
3 Lectures 10:05
Shift keys
02:37

The Tab and Delete keys
01:50

The Function, Control, Option and Command keys
05:38
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Numeric Keypad
5 Lectures 06:09
Numeric keypad home row
01:40

Index-finger keys
01:15

Middle-finger keys
00:43

Ring-finger keys
01:18

Pinky-finger keys
01:13
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 01:06
Final practice assessment
01:06
About the Instructor
Manuel Rey Vilar
4.2 Average rating
30 Reviews
460 Students
5 Courses
Economista

Economista, con amplia experiencia contable y fiscal. Ha trabajado tanto en PYMES como en Multinacionales valiendose especialmente de sus conocimientos en otras lenguas extranjeras. Master en Administración, Comunicaciones y Seguridad Informática. Apasionado del mundo de las nuevas tecnologías y su interrelación con las demás disciplinas del conocimiento humano. Incansable estudiante e instructor por vocación.