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Kahn, Jessica; And Others – Computing Teacher, 1990
Presents five articles that consider computer keyboarding instruction at the elementary school level. Highlights include keyboard familiarization techniques that do not require a computer; integrating keyboarding skills into the rest of the curriculum; and Type-Right, an inexpensive laptop computer dedicated to teaching keyboarding. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Erthal, Margaret J. – Journal of Business Education, 1985
Describes results of a questionnaire concerning such questions as where is the first keyboarding/typing class taught, length of this class, what equipment is utilized, and what students in kindergarten through eighth grade are doing with microcomputers. The author then makes suggestions for improving the curriculum for keyboarding in elementary…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, High Schools, Junior High Schools
Peterson, Valery; And Others – 1985
Beginning with a rationale for implementing a primary grade keyboarding course, this paper describes the implementation of such a course at the Bernardsville (New Jersey) Elementary School. The methods and procedures discussed include the essential concepts to consider when teaching keyboarding and the materials necessary to implement the program.…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers, Primary Education
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Stewart, Jane; Jones, Buford W. – Business Education Forum, 1983
Business education teachers have the background and knowledge to teach keyboarding basics to elementary school students, who need these skills for using microcomputers. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Education Teachers, Computer Literacy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Schmidt, B. June – Business Education Forum, 1987
The author discusses considerations in selecting microcomputers and printers for keyboarding instruction. (CH)
Descriptors: Business Education, Equipment Evaluation, Equipment Standards, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Kisner, Evelyn – Computing Teacher, 1984
Describes keyboarding, i.e., entering information on electronic equipment through use of a typewriter-like keyboard, and briefly discusses when it should be taught, who should teach it, and what level of keyboarding efficiency is needed. (MBR)
Descriptors: Business Education Teachers, Elementary Education, Input Output Devices, Microcomputers
Benamy, Roslyn – Balance Sheet, 1984
Describes a course for casual keyboard users offered at Rockland Community College. Students learned keyboarding on the TRS-80 with microcomputer diskettes as the sole instructional material. (JOW)
Descriptors: Microcomputers, Two Year Colleges
Schmidt, B. June – 1983
Keyboarding differs from typewriting in the basic purpose it serves. Keyboarding is the act of entering alphanumeric data on a keyboard of information processing equipment for the purpose of obtaining or communicating information. The target populations for keyboarding are those whose typewriting skill will be primary to their vocations, those…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Business Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education. – 1989
This curriculum guide is one of five developed as part of the Illinois Plan for Business, Marketing, and Management Education for use in 9th and 10th grades. The curriculum guide includes teacher and student activities that can be implemented in many ways. Information on how to integrate the activity objectives of the Illinois Plan into the State…
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
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Ford, Mary Jane; Poe, Virginia – Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, 1992
Compared the ease and efficiency of the Qwerty and Dvorak keyboards by analyzing five popular lists on high frequency words to determine differences in fingering for the keyboards. Found that more high frequency words and more characters are typed on the Dvorak keyboard home row, and therefore children should be taught to use the Dvorak rather…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Efficiency, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Kercher, Lydia; McClurg, Patricia – 1985
This paper explores the issue of how, when, and where to teach keyboarding at the elementary school level through a review of the keyboarding literature and descriptions of three studies conducted with fifth grade students in the laboratory school at the University of Wyoming. The literature review briefly summarizes findings on the following…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Comparative Analysis, Creative Writing, Grade 5
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Augustin, Harriet – Business Education Forum, 1988
This article provides guidelines for teachers who have limited computer experience and find themselves faced with establishing a computer typewriting/keyboarding course. (JOW)
Descriptors: Course Organization, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1991
This course guide contains 21 competency goals--keyed to competency objectives, student activities, and suggested resources--for secondary keyboarding/typewriting and advanced typewriting/word processing courses. The 21 competency goals cover the following topics: basic equipment, keyboarding techniques, touch techniques, formatting and document…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Competence
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Sormunen, Carolee – Business Education Forum, 1991
Indiana fourth graders received keyboarding instruction 30 minutes per day for 4 weeks with 30 minutes of daily practice thereafter. Comparison with their scores in the fifth grade revealed an increase in speed of nine words per minute. Accuracy did not change significantly. (SK)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers
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