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Prigge, Lila – Journal of Education for Business, 1988
This study identified how elementary teachers use microcomputers in the classroom and how they perceive their role and needs in teaching keyboarding. A majority believe students should be taught the touch method; about half favor team teaching of keyboarding by business and elementary teachers. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Hearn, James C.; And Others – Journal of Education for Business, 1993
Survey data from 6,476 postsecondary students and 2,525 nonstudents were examined for postschool effects of student participation in typing and keyboarding coursework on employment, earnings, further education attainment, and related equity and cost-effectiveness issues. Results indicate significant positive effects on almost all aspects examined.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Educational Benefits, Income
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Varner, Iris Z.; Grogg, Patricia Marcum – Journal of Education for Business, 1986
This study examines user insights on the issues of keyboarding and computer knowledge. It presents reactions of first-time microcomputer users and reveals insights that may be helpful to educators presenting courses to this population. Recommendations are presented and fall into three categories: lab schedule, microcomputer as typewriter, and…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Laboratories, Microcomputers, Teaching Methods