ERIC Number: ED412349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jul-30
Roby, Marita S.
This document contains the information required to deliver a 1-semester beginning keyboarding course designed to give high school students a basic understanding of the following: parts of a computer; keyboard functions; Windows 95; keypads; techniques for proofreading and formatting various documents; basic word processing features; capitalization and punctuation rules; word division; principles of editing; techniques producing simple tables; and use of the Internet for research. Included in the document are the following: rationale; course overview; course objectives; lesson plans for the course's 13 units; class activities; list of 14 Internet resources; keyboarding rubric for letters and memos; quiz for the proofreading unit; language arts and keypad skills worksheets; and bulletin board ideas. The unit topics are as follows: learn letter key operation; master keyboarding and language skills; get acquainted with symbol keys; learn number keypad operation; learn to center documents; master keyboarding and language skills; learn to format memos; learn block letter format; master keyboarding and language skills; learn unbound report format; learn simple table format; assess keyboarding and application skills; and participate in a keyboarding simulation on ethics--the right thing to do. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Morehead State Univ., KY.
Note: For related curriculum guides, see CE 074 825-832.