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Donne, Vicki – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2012
Projected employment reports indicate that most new jobs will involve occupations in which computer skills are essential, but surveys reveal that many people with a disability currently lack these computer skills. One way to address the gap is to prepare students while they are attending primary and secondary school. The National Business…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Business Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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Bailey, Glenn A.; Erthal, Margaret J. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 2006
The purpose of this study was to examine the status and trends of instruction in both keyboarding and speech recognition among public schools in a Midwestern state. A survey was sent to 490 members of the state business education association who returned 213 (62.5%) usable responses. The subjects represented schools from kindergarten to college.…
Descriptors: Business Education, Word Recognition, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Surveys
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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Wentling, Rose Mary – Business Education Forum, 1992
A survey of 1,000 business professionals received 527 replies concerning the importance of good keyboarding skills. Respondents recommended that keyboarding instruction begin in elementary school and that schools of business should consider establishing keyboarding training sessions within companies. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adults, Computer Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Schmidt, B. June; And Others – Business Education Forum, 1988
Consists of five articles on the preparation of business education teachers. Topics include (1) a model computer institute for teachers, (2) keyboarding instruction, (3) keyboarding for prospective managers, (4) formatting procedures, and (5) attendance at professional meetings. (CH)
Descriptors: Administrators, Business Correspondence, Business Education Teachers, Computer Literacy
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McLean, Gary N. – Business Education Forum, 1987
The author provides 30 questions that teachers or instructional materials selectors should consider when choosing keyboarding courseware for classroom use. (CH)
Descriptors: Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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
LaBarre, James E.; Zahn, Donald K. – 1983
A summary of keyboarding as an increasingly essential teaching area in today's computer-oriented society is presented. Following a section defining keyboarding (the use of a typewriter-like board to enter information into technological equipment), the document discusses the need for this skill, when instruction should begin, what skill level…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Basic Skills, Business Skills, Computer Literacy
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
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Smith, C. LeMoyne – Educational Leadership, 1988
Contends that business education, including keyboarding, accounting, word processing, and business fundamentals, will have a crucial role in preparing productive citizens in the emerging service-related economy. (TE)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, Business Skills, Data Processing Occupations
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Majsterek, David J. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 1990
The article addresses use of microcomputer-based word processing for students with writing disabilities. The research is briefly reviewed, and four guidelines for choosing word processing software are offered, as are principles for teaching keyboarding. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Software Selection, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Brogan, Patricia – Educational Leadership, 2000
Today's children enter classrooms with skills and expectations that challenge adults. Kids with superior keyboarding skills may resist penmanship lessons. Learning is a two-way process. Computer-literate kids should be encouraged to share skills with other students and teachers. Teachers should pass on acquired skills to students. (MLH)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Benefits, Elementary Secondary Education, Handwriting
Boone, Randy, Ed. – 1991
Focusing on the use of word processing software programs as instructional tools for students learning writing composition, this collection includes 14 research articles and position papers, 16 reports on lesson ideas and projects, 5 articles on keyboarding, and 18 product reviews. These materials relate to teaching writing through the process…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Elementary Secondary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. – 1993
This curriculum guide was developed for an advanced half-credit course in a series of two that deal with keyboarding skills for high schools and elementary grades in Manitoba. The course is designed to improve a student's ability to manipulate a keyboard by reinforcing confidence and improving the functional skill level. The guide includes the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Literacy, Course Content, Educational Resources
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