Develop Your Typing Skills Assignment

Develop Your Skills

Learning how to type efficiently is a skill every technology user needs to develop. There are many different tools out there to help develop and improve your typing skills. Here is a list of tools that that you can use to improve your typing skills;

At the start of every class, use the one that you fee the most comfortable and will help you develop your skills the most. Progress through the tutorials developing your skills and if the typing tool allows it, test your skills each day.

Tracking Your Progress

Create a spreadsheet file to track your progress with the typing lessons and the typing tests to see your development. Your spreadsheet need to record the following information:

  • Typing Lessons
    • Date lesson is being done
    • Lesson Title 
    • Speed in Words Per Minute (wpm)
    • Accuracy as a percentage
    • Duration (time it took for you to complete the lesson)
    • Comment here you can list what keys you have trouble with or how awesome you went with the lesson.
  • Typing Tests
    • Date test is being done
    • Speed in Words Per Minute (wpm)
    • Accuracy as a percentage
    • Duration (time it took for you to complete the lesson)

Near the end of the rotation you will use the spreadsheet tool to calculate the following information:

  • Typing Test
    • Lowest words per minute
    • Highest words per minute
    • Average words per min
    • Total increase in words per min

Show the words per minute for typing lessons and typing test using an appropriate graph.

*This task will need to be included in your portfolio of work assignment.