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Mativo, John M.; Hill, Roger B.; Godfrey, Paul W. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2013
The focus of this study was to examine four characteristics for successful and unsuccessful students enrolled in basic mathematics courses at a technical college. The characteristics, considered to be in part effects of human factors in engineering and design, examined the preferred learning styles, computer information systems competency,…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Technical Institutes, Human Factors Engineering
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Griffin, Mary Alice; And Others – Business Education Forum, 1996
Responses from 221 of 316 Georgia public secondary business programs indicated the following: 96% offer keyboarding courses, 20% require them for graduation; 93% grade technique in first semester, 46% in second semester; most used timed writings for evaluation, especially net words per minute and time-and-error; most do not allow error correction…
Descriptors: Business Education, Educational Trends, Grading, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Redmann, Donna, Ed. – Louisiana Business Education Journal, 1994
This annual journal contains nine articles dealing with business education in Louisiana and elsewhere. The articles "Word Processing Competencies: Which Ones Are Really Necessary?" (Patricia Lynn Anderson, Mary Alice Griffin) and "English Basics Were Developed in Shorthand--Why Not in Keyboarding?" (Clora Mae Baker, Marcia A.…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Business Communication, Business Education, Business Skills
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This guide presents the standard curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum addresses the minimum competencies for a medical assisting program. The program guide is designed to relate primarily to the development of those skills needed by individuals in the medical assisting field, such as medical law and ethics, typing,…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Clinical Experience
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Tumlin, Jennifer; Heller, Kathryn Wolff – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine the use of word prediction software to increase typing speed and decrease spelling errors for students who have physical disabilities that affect hand use. Student perceptions regarding the effectiveness of word prediction was examined as well as their typing rates and spelling accuracy. Four students with…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Physical Disabilities, Assistive Technology, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This publication contains statewide standards for the medical assisting program in Georgia. The standards are divided into 12 categories; Foundations (philosophy, purpose, goals, program objectives, availability, evaluation); Admissions (admission requirements, provisional admission requirements, recruitment, evaluation and planning); Program…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Clinical Experience, Competency Based Education