DIGITOOLS is a one-semester course that reflects a new direction being taken in keyboarding. It not only includes the standard teaching methods for learning to type and format documents, but also covers computer applications such as word processing, presentations, speech recognition, database and spreadsheet, and the Internet.
UNIT 1. DIGITOOLS FOR ACADEMIC AND BUSINESS SUCCESS. 1. Digital Communication Tools. 2. Internet and Intranet Basics. UNIT 2. INPUT TECHNOLOGIES. 3. Keyboarding: Alphabetic Keys. 4. Keyboarding: Number and Symbol Keys. 5. Word Processing. 6. Handwriting Recognition. 7. Speech Recognition. UNIT 3. INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY WITH DIGITOOLS. 8. Spreadsheets. 9. Databases. 10. Presentations. 11. HTML and Web Sites. 12. Enhancing Workplace Performance. UNIT 4. DIGITOOLS AND YOUR CAREER PATHWAY. 13. Finding and Analyzing Career Choices. 14. Qualifying and Applying for a Career. 15. Stating Your New Career Successfully. APPENDICES. Reference. Equipment. Skillbuilding. PDAs.