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Davis, Bobbye J.; Little, Mary – Journal of Business Education, 1984
Describes the keyboarding program at Nicholls State University in Louisiana for gifted and talented junior and senior high school students. Gives results of a questionnaire distributed to 93 students concerning favorite activities, scores of timed writings, uses for keyboarding skills, computer accessibility, and student and teacher assessment of…
Descriptors: Computers, Gifted, High School Students, Junior High School Students
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Humann, Lyman L. – Business Education Forum, 1980
The present and future office worker will always be confronted by the awesome task of keyboarding numbers. The introduction of the metric system and the use of the uni- and duodigit approach to keyboarding digits into number, which is described, may be combined to help make this an easier task. (CT)
Descriptors: Metric System, Office Machines, Office Occupations Education, Typewriting
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Goodrich, Elizabeth Anne – Business Education Forum, 1979
The author notes the various present and future uses of keyboarding, the entering of alphanumeric data on a stationary desk-top unit with a typewriter-like keyboard on it. She states that teachers should prepare typewriting students for the transition to keyboarding according to acceptable standards used in offices. (MF)
Descriptors: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Business Education Teachers, Data Processing
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Barta, Roberta J. – Business Education Forum, 1989
This study concluded that (1) teacher-directed instruction is more effective; (2) self-directed learning may be appropriate only if students are committed; (3) age is not related to keyboarding achievement; (4) teacher-directed and self-directed instruction result in usable keyboarding skills, and (5) self-directed students will probably need…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Independent Study, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Teacher Guidance
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Sormunen, Carolee – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1993
A learning style inventory and keyboarding pre/posttest administered to 48 fourth graders showed persistence to be the only learning style factor related to achievement. Pretest score was related to final achievement, indicating that natural kinesthetic ability may affect keyboarding speed. (SK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development. – 1986
In response to the New York State Board of Regents Action Plan relating to computer keyboarding skills, this guide is designed to help elementary school staff understand aspects of keyboarding and develop this important basic skill in their students. The three-part presentation begins with a discussion of the benefits of using computers in English…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Improvement
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Koenke, Karl – English Education, 1987
Discusses the problems of teaching very young students to keyboard well enough to use a computer effectively in composition. Suggests that there is sufficient software to teach keyboarding as young as the fourth grade, and that teachers who have typing skills can teach keyboarding to their students. (JC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education
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)
LaBarre, James E.; Zahn, Donald K. – 1983
A summary of keyboarding as an increasingly essential teaching area in today's computer-oriented society is presented. Following a section defining keyboarding (the use of a typewriter-like board to enter information into technological equipment), the document discusses the need for this skill, when instruction should begin, what skill level…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Basic Skills, Business Skills, Computer Literacy
Roby, Marita S. – 1997
This document contains the information required to deliver a 1-semester beginning keyboarding course designed to give high school students a basic understanding of the following: parts of a computer; keyboard functions; Windows 95; keypads; techniques for proofreading and formatting various documents; basic word processing features; capitalization…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business English, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy
Wallace, Jane Bruner – 2000
Two third grade classes in a private school in North Carolina were given keyboarding instruction using Sunburst's "Type To Learn." So that the effects of color-coding could be examined, one class was given standard keyboards to use (control group), while the other was given keyboards that were color-coded according to proper finger placement…
Descriptors: Color, Comparative Analysis, Computer Software, Grade 3
Schmidt, B. June – 1983
Keyboarding differs from typewriting in the basic purpose it serves. Keyboarding is the act of entering alphanumeric data on a keyboard of information processing equipment for the purpose of obtaining or communicating information. The target populations for keyboarding are those whose typewriting skill will be primary to their vocations, those…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Business Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction
Artwohl, Mary Jane – 1989
A literature search identified 14 studies that were examined concerning keyboarding and computer anxiety. Although research on the relationship between keyboarding skills and computer anxiety is scarce, studies are being conducted to measure the effects of basic keyboarding skills on increased productivity. In addition, research is being performed…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Attitudes, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. – 1988
This curriculum guide was developed to help teach keyboarding skills for computer use at all educational levels, especially in Nebraska. Following a position paper that explores the rationale for teaching keyboarding, the curriculum guide is organized in eight units that cover the following topics: equipment; technique; keyboarding; formatting;…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Hamel, Barbara L. – Teaching Music, 2000
Contends that the amount of piano study required of music education majors to pass the piano proficiency examination is insufficient. States that keyboarding across the curriculum will enable music education majors to become proficient in playing the piano. Offers suggestions for including the keyboard within other courses. (CMK)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum
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