The following resources support the Introduction to Mouse and Keyboard which support the ITQ Entry Level 3 ‘Online Basics’ qualification form Learn My Way.

Exercise 2A – Mousing Around

This tutorial will help you learn to use a mouse to interact with a computer. Read each page and follow the instructions to build your skill in using a mouse.

Click on the following address: pbclibrary.org/mousing/intro.htm


Exercise 2B – Dance Mat Typing

Welcome to Dance Mat Typing, a fun way to learn touch typing from BBC Bitesize. There are four levels to play, each divided into three stages.

You start by learning the home row keys. Each stage builds on previous lessons, introducing new letters as you progress. You’ll soon be touch typing like an expert! At the end of each level you can test your typing speed and get a fun reward.

NOTE: You will need to wear headphones connected to your computer for the following exercises.

BBC Bitesize Dance Mat Typing

You can find more lesson and tests at www.typeonline.co.uk.

Next, start the first Learn My Way module – Using your computer or device.