ERIC Number: ED159353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Typewriting for Business Education Departments in Pennsylvania's Public Schools. Final Report. Bulletin 275 (Revised).
Leffingwell, Elsie L.; McKune, Mary B.
The purposes of this guidebook for secondary typewriting teachers are to provide information about common typewriting problems, to suggest alternative teaching strategies, and to explore new areas of concern. Contents include suggested performance objectives for the first and second year of typewriting instruction at the secondary level; procedures for implementing competency based instruction; and information on a variety of teaching strategies for both individualized and group instruction. Chapter topics are as follows: (1) The Role of Typewriting (Dual Role, Objectives, Articulation); (2) Developing Typewriting Skill (Keyboard, Manipulative Parts, Techniques, Developing Speed and Control); (3) Problem and Production Typewriting (Definitions, Comparison of Rates, Building Speed, Typing Tasks, Grading); (4) Competency-Based Instruction (V-TECS, Planning, Guiding Instruction, Evaluating, Grading); (5) Individualizing Typewriting Instruction (Implementing Individualization, Basic Concepts, Learning Environments, Strategies); (6) Trends (Word Processing, Metrication, Simulation); (7) Mainstreaming (Implications, Techniques); (8) Facilities and Teaching Materials (General Facilities, Equipment, Supplies, Instructional Aids, Check List); (9) Typewriting I Research Study (Competencies, Performance Objectives, Learning Guides, Sample, Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations); and (10) Typewriting I Evaluation Instruments. Included is a summary of the project which developed the guidebook. (JH)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education Facilities, Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Group Instruction, Individualized Instruction, Mainstreaming, Office Occupations Education, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Typewriting
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Robert Morris Coll., Coraopolis, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania