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Overview

Developing strong word processing skills has never been easier and more fun. Skill Building Pro is a fully integrated text and software program that includes 60 lessons of instruction as well as self-paced writings, drill practice, timed writings with error diagnostics, games for building skill, and a word processor. This versatile skill-development program combines keying from the textbook and computer screen to provide well-rounded practice for improving keyboarding skills.

Ronald D. Johnson, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Professor of Business Administration (retired)

Walter M. Sharp, The Ohio State University

  • Sixty comprehensive Lessons are designed specifically for building speed or accuracy or for assessment.
  • Two games reinforce keyboarding skill and provide a fun environment.
  • Error diagnostics report accuracy problems and provide intensive practice for remediation.
  • Timings measure your progress in keying from the text and other sources under different conditions, such as speed or accuracy, for a variable or fixed-length time period.
  • Enhanced Web Reporter makes it easier than ever to communicate and manage distance learning courses and for students to have easy access to their files from any computer.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish instructional dialog boxes meet needs of diverse population.
Part 1: LESSONS 1-60.
Part 2: TIMED WRITINGS 1-14.
Part 3: ON YOUR OWN: SUPPLEMENTARY DRILLS 1-15.

Textbook Only Options

Traditional eBook and Print Options

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  • ISBN-10: 0538729910
  • ISBN-13: 9780538729918
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $95.00
  • RETAIL $125.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Guide

ISBN: 9780538730693

Site License/User Guide

ISBN: 9780538730204
The Network/Site License package includes keyboarding software designed to improve both speed and accuracy, and a User’s Guide that provides instruction on how to load the software, use the software with Thomson South-Western texts, use the Web Reporter feature, and trouble-shoot tips for problem solving.