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Dunn, Michael – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2015
Many children struggle with writing. Idea generation, planning, organizing ideas, editing, and encoding a final text all have a part in a child's producing a publishable copy. Part of the challenge for these students is how working memory can be overloaded when initially planning and writing at the same time. To address this issue, the author…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. Div. of Adult and Vocational Education. – 1991
This manual is intended for use in teaching keyboarding at the elementary, secondary, or postsecondary level. It presents techniques for teaching basic keyboarding skills. The manual is divided into six sections. The first section defines keyboarding, describes who should learn to keyboard, discusses who should teach keyboarding skills, and…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
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Railsback, Barbara; Hite, Nancy Groneman – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 2008
The purpose of this study was to determine the value of business education at the secondary school level as perceived by three groups of people who have great impact on course offerings, student advisement, and teacher hiring decisions. Specifically, high school counselors, high school principals, and local board of education presidents in a…
Descriptors: Business Education, High Schools, Secondary Education, Value Judgment
Cantalupi, John D. – 1991
A study described the instructional practices and perceptions of K-8 keyboarding instructors in Pennsylvania public schools regarding keyboarding practices. Surveys were sent to 501 school districts, with responses from 416 (83 percent). The surveys contained 19 questions that provided descriptive information about instructional practices and 17…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Computer Oriented Programs, Elementary Education
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Hines, Theodore C. – Special Libraries, 1976
Suggests means for keeping costs low for organization of input, input keyboarding, and checking input accuracy in computer-based information systems. (Author/PF)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Costs, Information Processing, Information Systems
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development. – 1986
In response to the New York State Board of Regents Action Plan relating to computer keyboarding skills, this guide is designed to help elementary school staff understand aspects of keyboarding and develop this important basic skill in their students. The three-part presentation begins with a discussion of the benefits of using computers in English…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Improvement
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
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Wiggs, Linda Henson; Huter, Lavonne – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1995
Usable responses received from 129 students in an introductory microcomputer course showed that the following were not related to course success: prior keyboarding/typewriting experience, age, or use of computer in other classes. Few significant differences appeared between those required and not required to take the course. Respondents thought…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Oriented Programs, Higher Education, Microcomputers
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Kay, Gail – Journal of Management Development, 1995
Electronic brainstorming uses computer-mediated communications to replace oral communication. Its advantages are parallel entry of ideas, anonymity, novelty, no size or location limitations, and equality. It has disadvantages: better for large groups, loss of social interaction and power, disparity in keyboarding skills, no credit for ideas, and…
Descriptors: Brainstorming, Computer Oriented Programs, Group Dynamics, Meetings
Groneman, Nancy; Owen, Susan – 1984
This curriculum guide was developed to help business education teachers in Kansas improve and update their curricula to meet the needs of the present and future electronic office. The guide is based upon the premise that computer and keyboarding skills will be needed by all students and that communication skills and knowledge of word…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Literacy
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 1987
This course content guide was developed in accordance with the Standards for Accreditation of Public Schools adopted by the Arkansas State Board of Education. The guide is offered as a framework upon which a curriculum can be built. Within the subject area and at each grade level, the content guide identifies skills at three instructional levels:…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Business Communication, Business Education, Business Skills
Fraser, Jane – 1993
Twenty-eight adult students and four adolescent students were interested in completing computer instruction in keyboarding in their own environment to gain skills and knowledge that would bring them up to date in the information age. The students who enrolled in the keyboarding course were assessed by timed writings, production applications, and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Canada Natives, Community Involvement, Community Support
Chang, Hui-Haisang; And Others – 1995
This guide, which was developed by students enrolled in a graduate-level course in improving instruction in basic business subjects, consists of instructional units in the following seven basic business skills areas: job skills/workplace basics, accounting, desktop publishing, keyboarding/computer literacy, microcomputer applications, notetaking,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Basic Business Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch. – 1987
This manual is designed to assist typewriting teachers in the implementation of the Alberta, Canada, Typewriting 10-20-30 Curriculum (1985). Many ideas contained in the handbook can also be used in curricula that address keyboarding or the skill of typing in computer keyboarding, dictaphone typing, or word processing. The manual is organized in…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Curriculum
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Law, Debbie; Morgan, Michele – 1997
This document contains a curriculum model that is designed to provide high school computer teachers with practical ideas for a 1-year computer applications course combining 3 quarters of instruction in keyboarding and 1 quarter of basic instruction in databases and spreadsheets. The document begins with a rationale and a 10-item list of…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Literacy
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