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Now that computers are a part of everyday life, keyboarding is and essential skill. No matter what your age or profession, if you can type, you have a valuable communication tool literally at your fingertips. Once you mater this tool, it will help you at school, at home, and in future workplace. Keyboarding skills will help you perform better in the workplace. Today, businesspeople write their own letters, memos, and e-mails. They enter data in worksheets and create their own presentations. They need keyboarding skills for speed and efficiency. They person who has to hunt and peck at a keyboard will be left behind by more productive users. For schoolwork, keyboarding skills allow you to type reports and do online
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Unformatted text preview: research more quickly. You can write reports directly at the computer, correcting and editing your work as you go. Instead of wasting time searching for letters on the keboard, your eyes are focused on your work. The faster you can type, the faster you can capture your thoughts on paper. In the future, voice recognition and touch tablets might replace keyboarding. We do not know how technology will develop. But we do know that the keyboarding skills offer a fluency and freedom that helps us keep pace in our fast-changing world. At home, you can answer your e-mail and instant messages quickly. You can surf the web with ease. You can breeze through an online order form....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Vladimir during the Fall '11 term at Central Mich..

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