ERIC Number: ED278855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Keyboarding for Elementary Students.
Kidney, John; And Others
This package contains four components designed to help elementary or business education teachers teach keyboarding to elementary students. The keyboarding program described in these materials consists of three phases: Phase I--learn the keyboard, basic function keys, technique and confidence; Phase II--review the keyboard and technique, language arts application, introduction to composition and proofreading; and Phase III--quick review of keyboard and technique, creating, editing, and printing, and computer terminology. This package contains (1) an inservice guide for business teachers and elementary teachers that provides suggestions for introducing and implementing a keyboarding program; (2) a teacher's guide, with a day-by-day lesson plan for a six-week course in keyboarding that could be used in Phase I and for review; (3) Appendix A, with supplemental materials such as suggestions for implementation, sample letters to parents, visual keyboard, sample name card, activity suggestions, activity sheets, technique check list, glossary of computer terms, certificate and good work awards, and picture of a "computer bug"; and (4) Appendix B, which contains references for software, textbooks, and a bibliography of articles that relate to keyboarding. (KC)
Descriptors: Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Inservice Teacher Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Typewriting, Units of Study, Word Processing
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Div. of Career Education.
Authoring Institution: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. School of Business.
Note: For the related student text, see CE 046 411.