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Keyboarding -- Study and teaching (Elementary);

Abstract

This literature review addresses the topic of when and how keyboarding should be taught in the elementary school. It is apparent that keyboarding needs to be taught in the elementary school, but when and how formal keyboarding instruction should be taught is still in question. The review of the literature indicates that there is no concrete answer as to when keyboarding should be taught in elementary school. Most of the research says that instruction should begin one year prior to student use of the computer. As to how to effectively teach keyboarding, it seems that it is a conglomerate of the instructor, software, and modeling. It takes all three components to make a successful curriculum. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of the school district to evaluate the relevant issues of keyboarding and structure a keyboarding curriculum that is appropriate for its students.

Year of Submission

2002

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Sharon E. Smaldino

Second Advisor

J. Ana Donaldson

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Date Original

2002

Object Description

1 PDF file (28 leaves)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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