Skillbuilding: Building Speed & Accuracy On The Keyboard with Software Registration Card

© 2013
by Carole Eide, Andrea Rieck, V. Klemin

4th Edition Spiral bound
9780077776589 0077776585

http://www.mhhe.com/skb4e

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Skillbuilding: Building Speed and Accuracy on the Keyboardcombines the unique pretest/practice/posttest diagnostics pedagogy with the power and flexibility of web-based software, allowing you to individualize your instruction?in a classroom setting or online.

Discover what Skillbuilding: Building Speed and Accuracy on the Keyboard, can bring to your course:

? Established program that effectively measures student performance and progress at regular intervals, allowing you to track each student's progress at a glance.

? Course management system enabling seamless student record-keeping and makes teaching online a breeze.

? Web-based software makes learning convenient for students and allows you flexibility in assigning projects.

? Additional practice exercises available within the web-based software gives you more options for homework or in-class assignments to build speed and accuracy.

? Course plan outlines for 30, 45, 60, and 90 minute classes save you valuable preparation time.

Section 1 COURSE ENTRY AND EXIT

Skill Evaluation Timing

Section 2 ALPHABET PRACTICE

Diagnostic Timing

Lessons 1-26

Section 3 INDIVIDUAL FINGER PRACTICE

Lessons 27-31

Section 4 WORD-LEVEL KEYSTROKING PRACTICE

Lessons 32-36

Section 5 FREQUENTLY USED WORDS PRACTICE

Lessons 37-41

Section 6 HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL REACHES PRACTICE

Lessons 42-51

Section 7 WORD FAMILY PRACTICE

Lessons 52-56

Section 8 CONCENTRATION PRACTICE

Lessons 57-61

Lessons 62-66

Section 9 FREQUENTLY MISSPELLED WORDS PRACTICE

Lessons 67-71

Section 10 ALTERNATE-HAND WORDS PRACTICE

Lessons 72-76

Section 11 DOUBLE-LETTER WORDS PRACTICE

Lessons 77- 81

Section 12 RIGHT-HAND AND LEFT-HAND WORDS PRACTICE

Diagnostic Timings

Lessons 82-91

Section 13 PUNCTUATION PRACTICE

Lessons 92-96

Section 14 NUMBER PRACTICE

Entry and Exit Timings

Lessons 97-106

Section 15 SYMBOL PRACTICE

Lessons 107-111

Section 16 KEYPAD PRACTICE

Lessons 112-116

Section 17 PROGRESS CHECK TIMINGS

Timings 1-35

Section 18 PACING PRACTICE

Placement Timing

Pacing 20 wpm through 100 wpm

New to this Edition

New Online functionality. Same program, now Web-based! Allows for greater accessibility for use at home, in class, and in labs " perfect for distance learning!

Easy-to-use interface and seamless updates makes the system simple for both instructors and students

Enhanced Communication between instructor and student. New enhancements, including an annotation feature, allow instructors to make comments digitally within student's work.

Advanced Scheduling. Detailed exercise scheduling is available. The administrator or instructor can control when exercises are available to students and protect access by using passwords or restrict access to specific IP addresses.

One space/two space option. Now the software has both sentence spacing options, which allows instructors to choose whatever format they prefer.

Custom Timed Writings. Ability to create your own custom timed writings, assign the custom timed writings through the software, and have them automatically graded.


Retained Features

An established program that effectively measures speed and accuracy; determines keyboarding problem areas; prescribes appropriate practice; establishes skill-improvement goals; and measures progress at regular intervals. Course plan outlines for 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-hour courses to facilitate instructor preparation with easy-to-use seamless student record keeping.

Built-in pacing, animated graphics, additional practice exercises not found in the textbook, and other illustrative graphs that detail student progress.

A two-color student textbook that can be used as a primary resource or as a supplement for the keyboarding course; the textbook's easel-back allows for convenient desktop placement and enhanced text visibility.

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