PRE022 - Timed Typing Speed Assessment

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Subject Title
Timed Typing Speed Assessment

Subject Description
Students have the opportunity to formalize their keyboarding speed requirements for their certificate/diploma within this 3 hour session. Those students who require additional practice and improvement in typing proficiency may wish to consider enroll in subject KIP010 - Basic Keyboarding and Speed Proficiency.

Credit Status

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Obtain required net words per minute keyboarding speed on three 5-
minute timings (maximum 6 errors) to meet specific certificate/diploma requirements.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Mode of Instruction
In this workshop, the instructor will guide students through various timed typing assessments to work on typing speeds. Students will each have access to a computer in the lab.

Prescribed Texts
Instructor will provide materials in the class for typing practice.

Reference Material

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
While no formal evaluation is done, students' typing speeds attained will be recorded on their transcripts.

Approved by: Barb Shannon