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Panagoplos, Nicholas A. – Business Education Forum, 1978
Discusses problems of metric conversion in the typewriting classroom, as most typewriters have spacing in inches, and shows how to teach students to adjust their typewritten work for this spacing. (MF)
Descriptors: Metric System, Teaching Methods, Typewriting
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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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Robinson, Jerry W. – Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, 1972
Two error analysis studies were designed to determine the effects of work and letter-combination difficulty upon error incidence in straight-copy timed writings in typewriting. (Author/JS)
Descriptors: Business Education, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Typewriting
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Wakin, B. Bertha – Business Education Forum, 1974
Eight basic principles of learning are described and discussed in terms of practical learning strategies for typewriting. Described are goal setting, preassessment, active participation, individual differences, reinforcement, practice, transfer of learning, and evaluation. (SC)
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Learning Processes, Learning Theories
Janson, Eleanor L. – Education of the Visually Handicapped, 1978
In addition to discussing the program for teaching typewriting to blind students using the auditory mode, the article presents a sample lesson in print, along with typing rates achieved by earlier classes. (DLS)
Descriptors: Aural Learning, Blindness, Teaching Guides, Typewriting
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Seltzer, Ronald; Seltzer, Dianne – Business Education Forum, 1978
The use of typewriting as a way to reading and language enrichment on the elementary level is discussed and illustrated through reviews of several studies showing practical uses of the typewriter in the overall language arts program. (MF)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Language Acquisition
Nicoll, William – Balance Sheet, 1976
The textbook characteristics of type size, type style, and layout, and the important psychological role these play in learning are discussed in terms of their application to the design of a typewriting text. (Editor/HD)
Descriptors: Business Education, Design, Learning Processes, Publishing Industry
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Simon, Judith C. – Business Education Forum, 1980
Lists suggestions for teachers to prepare them for teaching clerical skills to handicapped students. Specifically discusses teaching typewriting to students with missing fingers or arms and business skills to hearing and visually impaired students. Lists sources of additional information. (JOW)
Descriptors: Business Skills, Clerical Occupations, Hearing Impairments, Mainstreaming
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Crooke, Lois Zimmerman – Business Education Forum, 1981
Gives a new perspective on the teaching of college-level beginning typewriting. Use of homogeneous groupings and semi-individualized instruction allows both beginners and advanced beginners to work at their levels of competency. (JOW)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Flexible Progression, Introductory Courses, Postsecondary Education
Robinson, Jerry W. – Balance Sheet, 1971
Discusses five psychological conditions which should accompany the initiation and development of typewriting problem and production skills. They are: (1) Readiness, (2) Contiguity, (3) Reinforcement, (4) Transfer, and (5) Guidance. (JS)
Descriptors: Business Education, Guidance, Learning Processes, Learning Readiness
Johnston, Jean – Journal of Business Education, 1976
A University of Akron survey of the Akron area revealed that the general trend is for large companies to use manual typewriters in their business offices. Implications for typewriting instruction are discussed. (JT)
Descriptors: Business, Business Education, Business Skills, Educational Equipment
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Nemesh, Mary – Business Education Forum, 1974
The mobile unit--an individualized instructional program in office occupations in which nine weeks are devoted to typewriting--was developed to meet the needs of the disadvantaged junior high school students. (BP)
Descriptors: Business Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Individualized Instruction, Individualized Programs
Quible, Zane K. – Journal of Business Education, 1978
Strategies to individualize instruction in typewriting classes discussed in the article are the multimedia approach, mechanical pacing devices, computer-assisted instruction, learning activity packages, and several project-type devices. (MF)
Descriptors: Business Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media
Haggblade, Berle – Balance Sheet, 1976
The second in a series of six articles on typewriting as a communication skill. Discusses the feasibility of utilizing the typewriter as a tool for corrective reading instruction and describes briefly some materials recently developed for this purpose. (HD)
Descriptors: Basic Reading, Educational Research, Oral Reading, Reading Improvement
Wise, Elva Lea – Balance Sheet, 1974
After observing several large company offices in Denver in operation, the author suggests course content slantings and recommendations to better meet office requirements of today and tomorrow. Recommendations are categorized according to clerical practice, data processing, shorthand, and typewriting. (EA)
Descriptors: Business Education, Clerical Workers, Data Processing, Economic Progress
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