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D'Abrosca, Louis A.; Sink, Clay V. – Journal of Business Education, 1982
Business educators can use microcomputers to incorporate the basics of computer literacy into their courses. These competencies include data and word processing, text editing, keyboarding, file organization, and basic mathematics. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Literacy, High Schools, Microcomputers
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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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Davis, Diane C. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1992
A survey of 429 secretarial/clerical trainers received 191 responses emphasizing that postsecondary office systems curricula should focus on communication and human relations skills, technology-related applications, telephone techniques, transcription, and keyboarding accuracy. (SK)
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Higher Education, Job Skills, Office Occupations Education
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Remp, Ann M. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1984
The problem of this study was to determine whether introductory machine transcription materials that incorporate listening principles and techniques would facilitate the fusion of keyboarding, language application, and proofreading skills. (JOW)
Descriptors: Dictation, Listening Skills, Postsecondary Education
Dembo, Shirley – BEA Journal of Metropolitan New York, 1991
Describes an intergenerational studies program that focuses on increasing enrollment in business education courses by college-bound students, noncollege-bound students, and parents while imparting keyboarding, computer, and general business skills. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Education, High Schools, Intergenerational Programs, Parent Participation
Dickey-Olson, Patsy A. – Journal of Business Education, 1982
Recommends that business educators (1) make administrators aware of the importance of a keyboarding course, (2) sequence a microcomputer course directly after the typing course, and (3) teach the microcomputer course themselves. (CT)
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Curriculum Development, Microcomputers
Spring, Marietta – Journal of Business Education, 1981
Discusses the importance of teaching word processing skills in office procedures courses. Elements of such a program include word processing equipment, machine dictation and transcription, keyboarding applications, copy processing, records management, and word processing simulation. (CT)
Descriptors: Business Education, Job Skills, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education
Warwood, Byrdeen; And Others – 1985
Before students can use microcomputers effectively, they need keyboarding skills. A project was conducted in Montana to teach keyboarding to fourth-grade children using computer-assisted instruction. Two fourth-grade classes at Hawthorne Elementary School, Bozeman, Montana, participated in an 8-week, 32-session elementary keyboarding pilot…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Benefits, Elementary Education
Georgia State Univ., Atlanta. – 1984
This word processing task simulation was developed for use in an office applications laboratory at the postsecondary level. Its purpose is to give students an opportunity to become familiar with the tasks and duties that may be performed by word processing personnel. Following a section of general information about the simulated company, the…
Descriptors: Business Skills, Dictation, Job Skills, Learning Activities
Georgia State Univ., Atlanta. – 1984
This word processing task simulation was developed for use in an office occupations laboratory at the postsecondary level. Its purpose is to give the student an opportunity to become familiar with the tasks and duties that may be performed by word processing personnel. This "employer" manual is designed to aid teachers in implementing the word…
Descriptors: Business Skills, Dictation, Job Skills, Learning Activities
Reagan, Steven Dallas – 2000
A computer teacher in a middle school in East Tennessee observed that his students were entering the middle school program with computer familiarity but without the touch keyboarding skills necessary to operate the computer efficiently. It was also observed that even with instruction and practice using drill and practice keyboarding software, the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Middle Schools
Kidney, John; And Others – 1985
This package contains four components designed to help elementary or business education teachers teach keyboarding to elementary students. The keyboarding program described in these materials consists of three phases: Phase I--learn the keyboard, basic function keys, technique and confidence; Phase II--review the keyboard and technique, language…
Descriptors: Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Educational Resources
Gemmell, Susan – 2003
This study examined the impact of keyboarding instruction on the acquisition of word processing skills. Over a 6-week period, 6 third grade students were studied as they used the "Type to Learn" keyboarding program. Each student spent an average of 45 minutes on the computer each week. Data collection consisted of observations, questionnaires, and…
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education, Grade 3
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)
May, Wade Tracy – 1997
This document is intended for middle school teachers delivering an introductory keyboarding course that is designed to enable students to type at a speed of 25-30 words per minute at the end of the 9-week course. The document begins with a brief discussion of the need for keyboarding skills in view of the increasing importance of computers.…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Intermediate Grades
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