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Parker, Gay E. – 1992
A practicum was designed to improve students' manual keyboarding composition skill. A program was developed to integrate the other requisite skills of well-written composition, accurate punctuation and grammar, and fastidious proofreading in a structured, progressive plan. The 25 students in the Typing I Business Fundamentals class, a keyboarding…
Descriptors: Business Correspondence, Business Education, Business English, Grammar
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Arp, Larry W.; Brundick, Edward L. – Office Systems Research Journal, 1996
Reviews the impact of repetitive stress injuries in the workplace, the nature of those injuries, and what teachers can do to help prevent the development of such injuries by teaching proper keyboarding techniques. (Author/JOW)
Descriptors: Computers, Injuries, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Prevention
Ball, Stanley – 1985
In all likelihood, computer use in early childhood will continue to increase. However, there is reason for concern about how computers will be placed into classrooms, what activities will be chosen for children, what interactions will take place, and whether these interactions will consider appropriate readiness and development levels. Computers…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Computer Software, Criteria, Elementary School Students
Fidanque, Ann; And Others – 1986
This is a teacher's guide to a 30-lesson keyboarding program for elementary and middle school students. The primary instructional objectives are to teach students how to: (1) keyboard from a correct position; (2) identify the names for the fingers to be used to keyboard; and (3) locate the most frequently used keys with the correct finger. No…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Elementary Education, Junior High Schools, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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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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Hoot, James L. – Childhood Education, 1986
Addresses issues concerning (computer) keyboarding instruction in an attempt to determine if the teaching of such skills to kindergarten and primary grade students should be considered a "must" in the early childhood curriculum or if such practices might have some drawbacks. (BB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Kindergarten Children
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
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. – 1990
This course of study provides a framework for the content of a program in business education as part of the Alabama vocational education program. The course of study was designed to assist educators in developing and maintaining high quality vocational programs and to ensure uniformity of vocational programs. Following a description of the…
Descriptors: Business Education, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Job Skills
Cowles, Milly; And Others – 1983
The primary purpose of this study was to demonstrate whether children ages 5 through 8 could learn keyboarding skills. A secondary purpose was to examine the relationship between typing skill development and motor proficiency. A sample of 24 children was randomly selected from a group attending a summer school enrichment program. The…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attention Control, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Nolf, Kathleen; Weaver, Dave – 1986
This paper provides generalizations and ideas on what to look for when previewing software products designed for teaching or improving the keyboarding skills of elementary school students, a list of nine products that the MicroSIFT (Microcomputer Software and Information for Teachers) staff recommends for preview, and a table of features comparing…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Elementary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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Hines, Theodore C. – Special Libraries, 1976
Suggests means for keeping costs low for organization of input, input keyboarding, and checking input accuracy in computer-based information systems. (Author/PF)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Costs, Information Processing, Information Systems
Groneman, Nancy; Owen, Susan – 1984
This curriculum guide was developed to help business education teachers in Kansas improve and update their curricula to meet the needs of the present and future electronic office. The guide is based upon the premise that computer and keyboarding skills will be needed by all students and that communication skills and knowledge of word…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Literacy
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Fouche, Gwyn – Business Education Forum, 1987
Describes a keyboarding course based on the Donnelly method. The course was taught on a community college campus to children ages 8 to 13. (CH)
Descriptors: Community Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Preadolescents, Skill Development
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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
Marcinkiewicz, Henryk R.; And Others – Contributions to Music Education, 1995
Discovered that the introduction of piano keyboarding into elementary school music instruction produced a positive effect regarding children's sentiment towards school. No discernible effect was revealed concerning memory skills. Includes statistical data and description of survey questionnaires. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Enrichment
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