Increase Your Income When You Learn To Type (3:17): Most
jobs require average typing skills. When your typing speed and skills
are above average, the door for advancement in your career and other
fields opens up. Improved job prospects are one of the key benefits
that learning touch typing can bring to your life.
Communicate Effectively By Learning Typing (2:46): Most
of our communication channels these days involve typing. When you
learn to type faster, especially when you learn how to touch type, you
will be able to interact faster and much better not only with your
e-mails, but also in your conversations in the most important public
space we have today: the Internet.
The Truth About Touch Typing (4:10): Learning to type
faster involves learning the skill of touch typing. Touch typing is
the ability to type the correct letters in the correct order without
the need to look at the keyboard in order to locate the desired keys.
More Ron Mingo (5:26): In the 1970's, professional
athlete and world-class typist Ron Mingo was featured on a popular TV
show, Real People.
The QWERTY Keyboard (1:59): The QWERTY keyboard is the
most-used keyboard layout in the world. It's the most common as well
as the most easy to understand, so it's the keyboard recommended for
Learn How To Type The Home Row Keys (3:34): The very
first set of keys you need to know when learning touch
typing is the group of home row keys. These are the letters in the
middle row of a QWERTY keyboard.
Learn How To Type The G and H Keys (2:68): When learning
to type the letters G and H, make sure to take note of the proper finger
placement for these keys. These keys are extensions of Home Row.
Use The Shift And Caps Lock Keys
(2:55): In this video, learn the importance of the [Shift] and [Caps Lock] keys
in fast and accurate touch typing, and when to properly use them.
What Are The Symbols On The Keyboard?
(1:14): Aside from numbers and punctuation marks, some other non-letter keys
to learn and practice for your keyboard training are symbols like the ampersand and the
Learn to Type Symbols
(0:47): Let's look at the proper finger placement
and movement for typing the symbols on the keyboard.
the Punctuation Keys
(1:20): Let's get to know why learning
how to type the punctuation keys is necessary for accurate typing
skills, especially when you want to type using good English grammar.
The Different Punctuation Marks
(0:44): This short but important video, one of many online
typing classes on the Ultimate Typing channel, provides a lesson on
how to type the different punctuation marks.
Ergonomics is the study of people's
efficiency in their working environment. When keyboarding,
ergonomics refers to correct positioning while typing to achieve optimal
comfort and avoid repetitive stress injuries (RSI), fatigue, and other
bodily stress. We want students to have long happy
lives using computers comfortably, confidently, competently, and safely.
Learn The Proper Position When Typing (0:43): In order
for you to type faster without stress, you need to make sure that all
parts of your body are in the proper position. Learn the recommended
position for typing in this video.
A Word About Laptops (1:10): Let's look at some techniques so
you can type faster while avoiding RSI when using your laptop instead of
a desktop computer keyboard.
Ergonomics: Body And Finger Stretches (3:10): To be able
to type faster, you need to know how to avoid the various forms of
repetitive strain injury that can affect your whole body. Try the
suggested body and finger stretches in this video to get up, move
around, and stay healthy while getting better at touch typing.