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Joyner, Randy L.; And Others – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1993
Analysis of over 750 timed writings of postsecondary keyboarding students found speeds ranging from 39-49 gross words per minute. They left uncorrected one-half to three-quarters of an error per minute. Accuracy and speed standards representing realistic conditions using electronic equipment should now be developed. (SK)
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Error Correction, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers
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Joyner, Randy L.; And Others – Business Education Forum, 1993
Error analysis of 260 timed writings by secondary and postsecondary beginning and advanced students found that, regardless of the level of instruction or the type of equipment (electronic typewriter or microcomputer), an inordinate number of errors were associated with home key rows. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Error Patterns, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers
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Joyner, Randy L. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1991
A study to determine whether the ability to detect errors in keyboarded text is related to the medium used to detect errors found that, although the 72 participants had difficulty detecting errors in both paper copy and on-screen documents, their ability to detect errors was not related to the monitor configuration. (Author/JOW)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Office Occupations, Proofreading