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ERIC Number: ED279297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
A Comparison of Keyboarding Software for the Elementary Grades. A Quarterly Report.
Nolf, Kathleen; Weaver, Dave
This paper provides generalizations and ideas on what to look for when previewing software products designed for teaching or improving the keyboarding skills of elementary school students, a list of nine products that the MicroSIFT (Microcomputer Software and Information for Teachers) staff recommends for preview, and a table of features comparing the 25 products submitted to MicroSIFT for review. The appendix contains producer contact information and a table of descriptive information for 64 elementary keyboarding products available as of June 1986 that were identified by MicroSIFT staff. Products recommended for preview are listed in alphabetical order: Keyboard Cadet; Keyboard Now!; Kids on Keys; Mastertype; Microtype, the Wonderful World of Paws; Stickybear Typing; Success with Typing; Type to Learn; and Typing Well. (DJR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.