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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
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
Russin, Irene – 1995
This is a study of two sixth-grade classes at Bayshore Middle School (Middletown, New Jersey) who were enrolled in a 7-week keyboarding class. The first class met from October 31 through December 23, 1994; the second class met from January 3 through March 1, 1995. The instruction of the first group was teacher directed, and the students typed from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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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