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Typing on a keyboard is an important skill of most modern professions. Creating text documents, sending emails and entering data into a program all require the ability to type efficiently and with speed. Typing tutorials are available online and through computer software programs to help users achieve just that. Beginners can use typing tutorials to learn the basics of typing, while more advanced keyboard users can improve their typing speed and accuracy.

  1. Mavis Beacon Typing Tutorial

    • Use Mavis Beacon, a typing tutorial software program that has aided typing students since 1987. This program teaches both new keyboard users and advanced keyboard users how to efficiently type. New keyboard users learn about keyboard functions through personalized lessons and arcade-style games. Advanced users can import Word documents into the tutorial program, permitting them to improve typing speed and complete important work as well. Mavis Beacon also offers program users the ability to set typing tutorials in English, Spanish or French. Upon completing Mavis Beacon exercises and tests, program users can obtain a certificate of completion with detailed information such as typing speed and words per minute (WPM).

    Custom Typing Online Tutorial

    • Use the Custom Typing tutorial online program, which teaches different aspects of typing. Users learn about typing techniques, methods to improve speed and accuracy and interesting facts about the keyboard. The Custom Typing tutorial also teaches users about posture, work environment and how speech recognition plays an important role in the typing process. An explanation of how background color affects a user's typing functionality is also included on the website. Users who create a registered account with the Custom Typing tutorial program can benefit from more advanced features such as typing exercises and tests, and they can track typing progress through the registered account.

    Sense Lang Typing Tutorial

    • Navigate to the Sense Lang website, which offers beginning users basic keyboard information and lessons. Program users can click on a lesson to begin the tutorial, which navigates them to a new page. The tutorial lesson page permits the user to practice typing skills and indicates the user's WPM, correct number of keys pressed, and missed number of keys selected. Keyboard users also have the option to change the background color to view the text better. The Sense Lang website offers tutorials for the numeric keypad, permitting the user to gain important typing skills with the ten-key section of the keyboard.

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