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Marquez, Mark E.; Lehman, James D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1992
Describes a study of students at Purdue University that examined the roles of gender, right- versus left-handedness, and mouse experience in preferences concerning the placement of icon buttons within hypermedia user-interface designs. Response rate is examined, order of presentation is discussed, and further research is suggested. (11 references)…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Design Preferences, Handedness
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Deines-Jones, Courtney – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Libraries should seek to serve the disabled by accommodating special needs in physical and intellectual access to the Internet. Some possible enhancements include (1) screen magnifiers; (2) voice interfaces; (3) braille displays; (4) alternative keyboard options; (5) spacious and adjustable workstation areas; (6) provision of remote access; and…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Braille
Norris, Cathleen A. – Computing Teacher, 1987
This second in a series of articles on artificial intelligence emphasizes human factors. The design of video display units and keyboards is discussed, the organizational structure of human memory is described, humans are examined as information processors using inductive and deductive reasoning, and educational implications are explored. (LRW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Deduction
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Wepner, Shelley B. – Reading Psychology, 1987
Addresses how word processing, with its prevision, writing, and revision tools, facilitates connections between reading and writing. Suggests that with or without electronic tools, students need to be critical readers of their own writing. (JK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Editing, Electronic Equipment
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This sequence of courses is designed to teach students how to use computers as a business and personal tool through the use of application software. Various jobs in computer-related fields are examined and employability skills, proper work habits, and leadership skills are taught. The major part of the guide consists of 18 units of instruction:…
Descriptors: Business Education, Careers, Computer Literacy, Computer Software
Lopez-Valadez, Jeanne, Ed.; Pankratz, David, Ed. – 1987
This guide is intended for vocational educators developing the vocational English as a second language (VESL) component of a course in data entry. The introductory section examines assumptions about second language learning and instruction and VESL classes, local adaptations of the curriculum, and sample VESL lessons. The chapter on language…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Data Processing Occupations, Equipment Utilization
Marsh, Cecille – 2000
A two-phase study examined the skills required of competent end-users of computers in the workplace and assessed the computing awareness and technological environment of first-year students entering historically disadvantaged technikons in South Africa. First, a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) panel of nine representatives of local business and…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Education, Competence, Computer Literacy
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Instructional Development and Services. – 1990
This vocational program guide is intended to assist in the organization, operation, and evaluation of a program in data entry operations in school districts, area vocational centers, and community colleges. The following topics are covered: program content (job title and description and curriculum framework and student performance standards);…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Data Processing Occupations, Educational Equipment
Waubonsee Community Coll., Sugar Grove, IL. – 1990
The Waubonsee Community College Comprehensive Development Plan in Office Skills served 208 students by assessment of basic skills and referral to appropriate programs or help with job skills and referral to employment during the 18-month grant period from December 1988 through June 30, 1990. The target population was minority women or economically…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Business English, Community Colleges
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College. – 1995
This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for four programs in the postsecondary-level business and office cluster (office systems, accounting, medical office, and microcomputer technologies) and two programs in the legal cluster (court reporting and paralegal…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Business Communication
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education. – 2000
Each year, the Policies Commission for Business and Economic Education develops statements regarding business education. The following are among the commission's guidelines regarding planning the business education curriculum for the new century: (1) making business education an integral and equal partner within schools' educational communities…
Descriptors: Accounting, Articulation (Education), Business Administration, Business Communication
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