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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
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
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
Matthews, Doris B. – 1986
Research has shown that relaxation exercises produce physical changes in students. After relaxation exercises, students appear calmer, have reduced levels of anxiety, and are more responsive to instruction. In order to determine if relaxation exercises would improve the rate at which students learn keyboarding, a study was conducted in a South…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Computers, High Schools
Dunn, Michael W.; Finley, Susan – Multicultural Education, 2010
Composing text is an essential skill for students. Assignments, tests, and emailing are a few examples of the many tasks which require students to generate thoughts and put them into prose. For many students, choosing a topic, creating an outline, generating an initial draft, and making edits to produce a final copy is a fluid process which poses…
Descriptors: Story Grammar, Visual Arts, Spelling, Sentence Structure
MBEA Today, 1990
This document contains five issues of the Michigan Business Education Association (MBEA) Today newsletter. In addition to news items and conference announcements, each issue contains several articles that cover concerns in business education. Issue 1 includes "A Program for Changing Times" (Hunter, Sullivan); "State Update"…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Articulation (Education), Business Education, Change Strategies
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Nellermoe, Donald A. – Business Education Forum, 1989
Describes a teacher's experience with a quadriplegic in a keyboarding class. Points out that teachers should inquire about a student's physical handicap before making assumptions about it and should ask a student how they might help. Suggests not giving an extensive amount of assistance unless requested. (JOW)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Higher Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Neurological Impairments
Dundon, F. J.; Holliday, P. M. – Aspects of Educational and Training Technology Series, 1992
To determine if initial keyboard training resulted in more effective use of capital investment, two groups were tested: one received keyboard training using a manual typewriter, the other trained in word processing on a computer. Keyboarding was tested before and after and student attitudes were surveyed. Concluded that keyboard training is cost…
Descriptors: Computers, Cost Effectiveness, Efficiency, Investment
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Schmidt, B. June; White, Clarence D. – Business Education Forum, 1989
A study was undertaken to determine the gross words per minute achieved and errors made on timed writings completed by keyboarding students at the middle/junior high school, beginning high school, and advanced high school level with error correction as part of the input process. (JOW)
Descriptors: Grading, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Secondary Education, Standards
McClendon, Sondra L. – Computing Teacher, 1989
Describes the use of keyboarding instruction, without the use of computers, to improve the spelling skills of first grade students. Improvement in various ability groups is discussed, changes in student attitudes are described, and recommendations are given for teachers using the "Keyboard Success" text. (LRW)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Elementary Education, Grade 1, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Reid, Ethna R. – 1987
The major developmental goal of the Keyboarding, Reading, Spelling (KRS) program was to teach reading and language skills to elementary school students by integrating computer assisted instruction with an instructional method which: is superior to existing programs; takes maximum advantage of the computer's potential; and teaches keyboarding and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Education
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Nieman, Patricia – Business Education Forum, 1996
Discusses the importance of teaching keyboarding skills at an early age. Suggests that these skills be taught in the language arts curriculum by a business education teacher and should be an integral part of all the curriculum at all levels. (JOW)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Language Arts
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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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Sormunen, Carolee; And Others – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1990
A national survey of 753 elementary teachers found that only 13 percent (95) teach keyboarding, there is insufficient time for mastery of touch typing, access to equipment is limited, teachers do not have thorough knowledge of theory related to psychomotor skill development, and no formal evaluation is used. (SK)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers
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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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