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1 Keyboarding Technique

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3 Outline Vocabulary/Word Walls
Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How…History of the Typewriter Pre-Testing Ergonomics Proper Keyboarding Technique-Video Proper Keyboarding Technique-Practice Proper Keyboarding Technique-Game Post-Testing Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. 3

4 Vocabulary for Word Walls
Typewriter Keyboard Inventor Christopher Latham Sholes Patent Prototype Timeline Placement Ergonomics Technique Checklist Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. Typewriter-a keyboard machine for writing mechanically in characters resembling print. Keyboard-a set of keys, usually arranged in tiers, for operating a typewriter, typesetting machine, computer terminal, or the like. Inventor-a person who invents, especially one who devises some new process, appliance, machine, or article. Christopher Latham Sholes-inventor of the Typewriter. Patent-the exclusive right granted by a government to an inventor to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years. Prototype-the original or model on which something is based or formed. Timeline-a linear representation of important events in the order in which they occurred. Placement-the act of placing. Ergonomics-the applied science of equipment design, as for the workplace, intended to maximize productivity by reducing operator fatigue and discomfort. Technique-the manner and ability with which an artist, writer, dancer, athlete, or the like employs the technical skills of a particular art or field of endeavor. Checklist-a list of items, as names or tasks, for comparison, verification, or other checking purposes 4

5 The Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of the Typewriter/Keyboard.
Behind the Story… The Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of the Typewriter/Keyboard. Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. 5

6 Ergonomics What is it? What is the connection between proper/improper keyboarding techniques and ergonomics? Short term effects of proper technique Long term effects of proper technique Common typing mistakes Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. 6

7 Pre-Testing and Post-Testing Links
Posture & Technique Quiz Technique and Ergonomics Quiz Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. 7

8 Proper Technique Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpfYm6S8dss
Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. Proper Technique Video 8

9 Practicing Proper Technique Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes… and fingers and wrists Keyboard and Technique Game keyboard and technique game

10 References Vocabulary
History Info Tests and Game Textbook Copyright © Texas Education Agency, All rights reserved. 10


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