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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Students learn computers, keyboarding in summer class | Carlsbad Current Argus

"Seven students spent a week learning about computers in the Basic Keyboarding and Computer Skills class at New Mexico State University Carlsbad" notes DeJanay Booth, Reporter, Carlsbad Current-Argus.

Yuki Wen, Lily Harris and Sebastian Ortega attend the Basic Keyboarding and Computer Skills summer class Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at New Mexico State University Carlsbad
Photo: DeJanay Booth/Current-Argus
The class, which was implemented in 2015, allows students from third grade through eighth grade to understand creating and saving documents, utilizing software and typing.

They learned to use Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel, and were trained for internet safety.

On Tuesday, students in third through fifth grade learned how to use Microsoft Paint and design pictures. The students drew their faces and practiced typing sentences.

Krista Sutton, administrative assistant with the university's Community Education Department, said the basic keyboarding class for youth gives them an early start in building computer skills...

Courses include computer technology, science, art, music and cake decorating.
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Source: Carlsbad Current Argus