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ERIC Number: ED291343
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 121
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-924667-36-2
Keyboard Success: MicroType PAWS Version.
Fidanque, Ann; And Others
This is a teacher's guide to a 30-lesson keyboarding program for elementary and middle school students. The primary instructional objectives are to teach students how to: (1) keyboard from a correct position; (2) identify the names for the fingers to be used to keyboard; and (3) locate the most frequently used keys with the correct finger. No special software is needed for instruction, and students can enter the lessons on a paper keyboard template, typewriter, blank computer screen, or any word processor. Each lesson provides step-by-step instructions, review, and practice exercises. The program can be used in conjunction with a commercial software program; this version of the guide is designed for use with the Apple, Commodore, and IBM versions of "MicroType: The Wonderful World of Paws." An appendix includes a record grid for recording handwriting and keyboarding rates, wordlists, paper keyboard templates, a sample "certificate of improvement," and reproducible "keyboard success" decals. An 18-item bibliography is also provided. (EW)
International Council for Computers in Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403 (1-4 copies, $20.00 per copy prepaid).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bethel School District, Eugene, OR.; Lane County Education Service District, Eygene, OR.; International Council for Computers in Education, Eugene, OR.; Educational Service District 112, Vancouver, WA.; Eugene School District 4J, OR.