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CSA I Objective 1


Home Row Keys (Alphanumeric) The row of keys on the keyboard on which your fingers rest when not typing: A S D F
Character Any typed letter, number, or symbol
Touch Typing Also known as the touch method of keyboarding; the ability to type without looking at the keys on the keyboard
Ergonomics The study of how a person's work environment and tools affect the person
Technique The form and keying style that a typist used while operating the keyboard
Posture The way the typist sits, the way the typist's arms, wrist, fingers, legs, and feet are placed
Workstation The arrangement of the monitor, keyboard, mouse, copy, and other materials on the desk
Gross Words a Minute The number of words a typist keys in a timed period
Home Row Keys (Numeric) The row of keys on the numeric keypad on which your fingers rest when not typing: 4,5,6
Numeric Keypad Keys at the right side of the keyboard, used to enter numbers and perform calculations
Num Lock The key that must be activated in order to use the numeric keypad
Emoticon Also known as smileys, characters that are combined to form pictures when communicating
QWERTY keyboard A standard keyboard, named for the first 6 keys
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