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Administrative offices for the West Hartford Public Schools are located in the Town Hall building at 50 South Main Street. 

Introduction to Computer Systems: Word Processing

.5 Credit
Grades 9-12 
Prerequisite: none

This practical, project-based approach to keyboarding and desktop publishing offers students essential business skills.  With an emphasis on the design and creation of business documents and the study of computer systems, hardware and applications, students will develop mastery of the "touch system" of keying as well as proficiency with Microsoft Word.  Topics include research paper formatting and citations, Modern Language Association Academic reports, and business correspondence using both letters and memos.  An introduction to computer systems, current hardware & software, and technical products rounds out this essential business course.


For students seeking additional practice, https://www.typing.com is a free self-directed learning website where secondary students can learn how to type at  your own pace, at any place you have a computer and internet connection.  


All Secondary Students log in at: https://www.typing.com/

Username: your email login name 

Password: student number


If you need assistance please contact your media specialist. 





West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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