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ERIC Number: ED290271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
The Importance of Keyboarding Skills in Computer Usage with the Handicapped.
Saka, Thomas
Five adults with developmental disabilities participated in a keyboard skills training program employing color coded keys and typing drills. Through typing skills, the subjects were taught basic computer operations such as taking disk directories, loading programs and executing the programs. Repetitious learning was the model used. Data collected daily on words per minute and accuracy revealed consistent increases in mean typing speed with slight increases in accuracy. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Murphy, Harry J., Ed.; Computer Technology/Special Education/Rehabilitation: Proceedings of the Conference (Northridge, CA, October 16-18, 1986); see EC 201 720.