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Artwohl, Mary Jane – 1989
A literature search identified 14 studies that were examined concerning keyboarding and computer anxiety. Although research on the relationship between keyboarding skills and computer anxiety is scarce, studies are being conducted to measure the effects of basic keyboarding skills on increased productivity. In addition, research is being performed…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Attitudes, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. – 1988
This curriculum guide was developed to help teach keyboarding skills for computer use at all educational levels, especially in Nebraska. Following a position paper that explores the rationale for teaching keyboarding, the curriculum guide is organized in eight units that cover the following topics: equipment; technique; keyboarding; formatting;…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Gemmell, Susan – 2003
This study examined the impact of keyboarding instruction on the acquisition of word processing skills. Over a 6-week period, 6 third grade students were studied as they used the "Type to Learn" keyboarding program. Each student spent an average of 45 minutes on the computer each week. Data collection consisted of observations, questionnaires, and…
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education, Grade 3
Russin, Irene – 1995
This is a study of two sixth-grade classes at Bayshore Middle School (Middletown, New Jersey) who were enrolled in a 7-week keyboarding class. The first class met from October 31 through December 23, 1994; the second class met from January 3 through March 1, 1995. The instruction of the first group was teacher directed, and the students typed from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
Reagan, Steven Dallas – 2000
A computer teacher in a middle school in East Tennessee observed that his students were entering the middle school program with computer familiarity but without the touch keyboarding skills necessary to operate the computer efficiently. It was also observed that even with instruction and practice using drill and practice keyboarding software, the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Middle Schools
McCampbell, Bill – Principal Leadership, 2001
Blended e-learning approaches combine the power of the Internet with existing class events or assignments. Inexpensive tools include electronic mail, keyboarding instruction, online research, streamed video or audio clips, message boards, chat rooms, scanned class reading assignments, and online assessments. IT buzzwords are decoded. (MLH)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education. – 1983
This guide contains the essential parts of a total curriculum for a one-year typewriting course at the secondary school level. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: alphabetic keyboarding, numeric keyboarding, basic symbol keyboarding, skill development, problem typewriting, ten-key numeric pads, production…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Guidelines
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Moyer, Barbara – Business Education Forum, 1991
The integrated skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking can be used to support active learning in keyboarding classes and simultaneously reinforce making decisions, working with people, and composing at the keyboard. (Author)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods
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Ownby, Arnola C.; Perreault, Heidi – Business Education Forum, 1983
Although keyboarding is not complex, it is a skill that every graduate needs. Minimum skill levels and alternatives for teaching and learning it must be considered and studied. (JOW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Minimum Competencies, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Olinzock, Anthony A. – Business Education Forum, 1998
Keyboarding is an important skill that teachers often have limited time to teach. Software packages offer ways to analyze learners' skill levels, identify weaknesses, and generate structured individualized learning materials and prompts. (SK)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Skill Development
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Hoggatt, Jack – Business Education Forum, 1998
A master plan for updating keyboarding programs must ensure that five components work together: learner, teacher, curriculum, resources, and administration. Periodic evaluation ensures that the program is providing the skills needed. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Education, Curriculum Development, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Master Plans
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Perkins, W. E. – Business Education Forum, 1992
Discusses four keyboarding hazards that are technique related: carpal tunnel syndrome, eyestrain, fatigue, and radiation exposure. Includes technique suggestions and a plan for limiting the amount of time behind a video display terminal. (JOW)
Descriptors: Fatigue (Biology), Keyboarding (Data Entry), Occupational Safety and Health, Radiation
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Arp, Larry W.; Brundick, Edward L. – Office Systems Research Journal, 1996
Reviews the impact of repetitive stress injuries in the workplace, the nature of those injuries, and what teachers can do to help prevent the development of such injuries by teaching proper keyboarding techniques. (Author/JOW)
Descriptors: Computers, Injuries, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Prevention
Wood, Merle W. – Business Education World, 1977
Business educators are aware of the keyboarding skills needed by data entry employees but are not aware of the skills needed by those who work with printed output; these skills should be covered in data processing programs and courses. (TA)
Descriptors: Business Education, Data Processing, Information Processing, Input Output
Marcinkiewicz, Henryk R.; And Others – Contributions to Music Education, 1995
Discovered that the introduction of piano keyboarding into elementary school music instruction produced a positive effect regarding children's sentiment towards school. No discernible effect was revealed concerning memory skills. Includes statistical data and description of survey questionnaires. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Enrichment
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