College of Business Documents


ERIC Document - ED278855 found in the ERIC Database

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Business Skills; Classroom Techniques; Course Content; Educational Resources


This package contains four components designed to help elementary or business education teachers teach keyboarding to elementary students. The keyboarding program described in these materials consists of three phases: Phase I--learn the keyboard; basic function keys; technique and confidence; Phase II--review the keyboard and technique; language arts application; introduction to composition and proofreading; and Phase III--quick review of keyboard and technique; creating; editing; and printing; and computer terminology. This package contains (1) an inservice guide for business teachers and elementary teachers that provides suggestions for introducing and implementing a keyboarding program; (2) a teacher's guide; with a day-by-day lesson plan for a six-week course in keyboarding that could be used in Phase I and for review; (3) Appendix A; with supplemental materials such as suggestions for implementation; sample letters to parents; visual keyboard; sample name card; activity suggestions; activity sheets; technique check list; glossary of computer terms; certificate and good work awards; and picture of a "computer bug"; and (4) Appendix B; which contains references for software; textbooks; and a bibliography of articles that relate to keyboarding. (KC)


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1 PDF file (100 pages)


UNI ScholarWorks, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa


©1985 Jack C. Reed, John Kidney, Nancy Moen, Linda Burke, and Marilee Smith



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