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Mikkelsen, Vincent P.; Gerlach, Gail – 1988
This study tested the effectiveness of a typing tutorial in teaching keyboarding skills to middle- and upper-grade elementary school students in both supervised and unsupervised environments. Subjects were 56 students enrolled in grades three through six, who were divided into two groups, supervised and unsupervised, and subdivided by grade (third…
Descriptors: Analysis of Covariance, Attention, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education
Hall, Carol S. – 1985
Keyboarding was taught to a group of 26 fourth- and fifth-grade students in a self-contained classroom by an elementary classroom teacher using an Apple IIe microcomputer and two software programs: "Gregg Personal Keyboarding" and "Typing Tutor II." Intervention spanned 52 class days, including pre-, mid-, and posttest days,…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Elementary Education
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Sormunen, Carolee – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1986
This study compared two software programs for teaching keyboarding to students in grades four, five, and six and compared speed achievement when students were grouped by sex. One program was an educational game. The other used traditional psychological motor skill development theory as applied to typewriting instruction. Results are reported and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Software, Educational Games, Elementary Education
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
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
Borthwick, Arlene Grambo – 1993
Forty-one research studies completed between 1929 and 1983 investigated the effects of typewriting on the development of children's language arts skills. Information about each of the studies was entered in a Lotus 1-2-3 database containing 43 fields. Effect sizes were calculated for 21 studies. The collected evidence suggests a small positive…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center. – 1993
This curriculum guide is designed to prepare students in grades 6-10 to work in the world of the future. The 8-day course provides exploratory, hands-on learning activities and information that can enhance the education of students of all types in an integrated curriculum that provides practical applications of academic skills. The guide contains…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Clerical Occupations, Computer Oriented Programs
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Argyropoulos, Vassilios; Thymakis, Paraskevas – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2014
Children with visual and motor disabilities constitute a distinct group with a unique set of educational needs. Such children are often grouped with the broader population of children with multiple disabilities and visual impairments (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) (Erin, 2000; McLinden, 1997). The chief characteristic of…
Descriptors: Multiple Disabilities, Blindness, Visual Impairments, Children
Saka, Thomas – 1986
Five adults with developmental disabilities participated in a keyboard skills training program employing color coded keys and typing drills. Through typing skills, the subjects were taught basic computer operations such as taking disk directories, loading programs and executing the programs. Repetitious learning was the model used. Data collected…
Descriptors: Adults, Computers, Developmental Disabilities, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Klinger, Barbara; Nelson, Denise – 1996
This report describes a program for improving the on-task behavior of at-risk students to increase their academic achievement. The targeted population consisted of high-school students in a growing middle-class community located in a rural area of a midwestern state. The problems of academic under-achievement were documented through data including…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Action Research, Cooperative Learning, High Risk Students
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McEneaney, John E. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2011
Digital literacies are typically distinguished from traditional literacy either in terms of content (media vs. print) or practice (page turning vs. keyboarding and clicking). This article presents a case for an approach that emphasizes the "who" of reading by contrasting traditional and digital literacies in terms of who counts as a reader.…
Descriptors: Reading Teachers, Literacy, Internet, Teaching Methods
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Lee, Young-Jin – Gifted Child Today, 2011
Despite the educational benefits, computer programming has not been adopted in the current K-12 education as much as it could have been. One of the reasons for the low adoption of computer programming in K-12 education is the time it takes for (especially young) students to learn computer programming using a text-based programming language, which…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Programming Languages, Computers, Programming
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
Okolo, Cynthia M.; And Others – Learning Disabilities Research, 1990
Eighteen learning-disabled high school students who were provided with seven hours of instruction in keyboarding skills made significant gains in keyboarding speed. There were no differential effects between drill-and-practice and game formats on skill acquisition and attitudes, but the game format had a detrimental effect on continuing…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Drills (Practice), High Schools, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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Wunsch, Daniel R.; Gades, Robert E. – Business Education Forum, 1986
Two articles are presented. The first reviews and suggests procedures for determining appropriate sample sizes and for determining the response representativeness in survey research. The second presents a study designed to determine the effects of computer use on keyboarding technique and skill. (CT)
Descriptors: Business Education, Computers, Research Methodology, Research Projects
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