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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
McKenzie, Cheryl – Forum, 2000
Describes a Web-building class aimed at motivating English-as-a-Foreign-Language students to improve their English writing and editing skills while building a homepage. All students had a basic or better knowledge of keyboarding and Internet search techniques, two had advanced computer skills, but none had ever created a homepage. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Editing, English (Second Language), Learning Motivation
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Brogan, Patricia – Educational Leadership, 2000
Today's children enter classrooms with skills and expectations that challenge adults. Kids with superior keyboarding skills may resist penmanship lessons. Learning is a two-way process. Computer-literate kids should be encouraged to share skills with other students and teachers. Teachers should pass on acquired skills to students. (MLH)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Benefits, Elementary Secondary Education, Handwriting
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Trief, Ellen; Feeney, Raquel – RE:view: Rehabilitation Education for Blindness and Visual Impairment, 2003
In this study, the authors identify the components of a precollege curriculum needed by learners who are blind and visually impaired, and investigate the importance of acquiring various competencies in predicting whether students with visual impairments and blindness successfully complete a four-year college degree. The findings suggest that…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Secondary School Curriculum, Blindness, Visual Impairments
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
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education. – 1983
This guide contains the essential parts of a total curriculum for a one-year typewriting course at the secondary school level. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: alphabetic keyboarding, numeric keyboarding, basic symbol keyboarding, skill development, problem typewriting, ten-key numeric pads, production…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Guidelines
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Moyer, Barbara – Business Education Forum, 1991
The integrated skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking can be used to support active learning in keyboarding classes and simultaneously reinforce making decisions, working with people, and composing at the keyboard. (Author)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods
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Ownby, Arnola C.; Perreault, Heidi – Business Education Forum, 1983
Although keyboarding is not complex, it is a skill that every graduate needs. Minimum skill levels and alternatives for teaching and learning it must be considered and studied. (JOW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Minimum Competencies, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Olinzock, Anthony A. – Business Education Forum, 1998
Keyboarding is an important skill that teachers often have limited time to teach. Software packages offer ways to analyze learners' skill levels, identify weaknesses, and generate structured individualized learning materials and prompts. (SK)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Skill Development
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Hoggatt, Jack – Business Education Forum, 1998
A master plan for updating keyboarding programs must ensure that five components work together: learner, teacher, curriculum, resources, and administration. Periodic evaluation ensures that the program is providing the skills needed. (SK)
Descriptors: Business Education, Curriculum Development, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Master Plans
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Perkins, W. E. – Business Education Forum, 1992
Discusses four keyboarding hazards that are technique related: carpal tunnel syndrome, eyestrain, fatigue, and radiation exposure. Includes technique suggestions and a plan for limiting the amount of time behind a video display terminal. (JOW)
Descriptors: Fatigue (Biology), Keyboarding (Data Entry), Occupational Safety and Health, Radiation
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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
Wood, Merle W. – Business Education World, 1977
Business educators are aware of the keyboarding skills needed by data entry employees but are not aware of the skills needed by those who work with printed output; these skills should be covered in data processing programs and courses. (TA)
Descriptors: Business Education, Data Processing, Information Processing, Input Output
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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Frankeberger, Lynda – Business Education Forum, 1990
Factors to consider in making a decision whether to convert traditional typewriting classrooms to microcomputer classrooms include effects on oral instruction, ethical issues in file transfer, and use of keyboarding software and timed writing software. (JOW)
Descriptors: Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers, Teaching Methods, Typewriting
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