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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
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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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)
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Ownby, Arnola C.; Perreault, Heidi – Business Education Forum, 1983
Although keyboarding is not complex, it is a skill that every graduate needs. Minimum skill levels and alternatives for teaching and learning it must be considered and studied. (JOW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Minimum Competencies, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Owen, Lynn – Business Education Forum, 1989
The author describes experiences with teaching keyboarding skills to low-vision students at the postsecondary level. Emphasis is placed on skill development and evaluation methods. (CH)
Descriptors: Individual Needs, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Postsecondary Education, Student Evaluation
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Goodrich, Elizabeth Anne – Business Education Forum, 1979
The author notes the various present and future uses of keyboarding, the entering of alphanumeric data on a stationary desk-top unit with a typewriter-like keyboard on it. She states that teachers should prepare typewriting students for the transition to keyboarding according to acceptable standards used in offices. (MF)
Descriptors: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Business Education Teachers, Data Processing
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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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Joyner, Randy L.; And Others – Business Education Forum, 1993
Error analysis of 260 timed writings by secondary and postsecondary beginning and advanced students found that, regardless of the level of instruction or the type of equipment (electronic typewriter or microcomputer), an inordinate number of errors were associated with home key rows. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Error Patterns, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers
Yrle, Augusta C. – 1988
The concept of individualized instruction has been discussed for more than 60 years. Some individualized instruction techniques that have been implemented over the years with varying degrees of success are ability grouping, nongraded schools, special classes for exceptional children, tracking (academic versus vocational), remedial classes, and…
Descriptors: Business Education, Goal Orientation, Independent Study, Individualized Instruction
Wood, Merle W. – Business Education World, 1977
Business educators are aware of the keyboarding skills needed by data entry employees but are not aware of the skills needed by those who work with printed output; these skills should be covered in data processing programs and courses. (TA)
Descriptors: Business Education, Data Processing, Information Processing, Input Output
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Arnold, Vivian; And Others – Business Education Forum, 1997
More than 700 five-minute timed writings were administered to over 350 postsecondary keyboarding students to determine the gross words a minute achieved and errors not corrected. The data were used to establish grading standards for speed and accuracy. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Grading, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Postsecondary Education
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Joyner, Randy L.; And Others – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1993
Analysis of over 750 timed writings of postsecondary keyboarding students found speeds ranging from 39-49 gross words per minute. They left uncorrected one-half to three-quarters of an error per minute. Accuracy and speed standards representing realistic conditions using electronic equipment should now be developed. (SK)
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Error Correction, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers
Doughton, Shirley – 1997
This document, which is intended for business education teachers at the postsecondary level, contains the information required to deliver a 1-semester beginning keyboarding course. The course is designed to help students develop a keyboarding speed of 30-40 words per minute and learn to use word processing software to create, store, print, and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Correspondence, Business Education, Business English
McLean, Gary N. – 1984
Designed to give the teacher ideas for enlivening and enriching the teaching of business subjects, this publication on teaching keyboarding/typewriting is part of the Rapid Reader series. It begins by differentiating between keyboarding and typewriting and establishing the criteria for making decisions regarding appropriate content and…
Descriptors: Business Education, Course Content, Courseware, Grading
Schulz, Barbara R. – 1985
Eight students enrolled in keyboarding at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Missouri in Spring 1985 participated in a comparison of computer-assisted keyboarding instruction and instructor-assisted keyboarding instruction. Half were given instructor checkpoints at specified intervals; half did not have this regular, planned interaction with…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Research
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