Higher Education

Keyboarding Course, Lessons 1-25: College Keyboarding, Spiral bound Version, 19th Edition

  • Susie H. VanHuss University of South Carolina (Retired)
  • Connie M. Forde Mississippi State University
  • Donna L. Woo Cypress College, California
  • Vicki Robertson Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1133588956  |  ISBN-13: 9781133588955
  • 144 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2006
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

Overview

Prepare your students for academic and career success with KEYBOARDING COURSE, LESSONS 1-25, 19th Edition. Packed with proven techniques and insights from more than eight decades, this market-leading text helps students build a strong foundation in alphabetic keyboarding, top-row numbers, and the numeric keypad skills. When coupled with the web-based Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online software (KPDO), students can work independently at home or at school with this easy-to-use integrated system.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Carefully crafted drills strengthen keyreaches and build fluency and control.
  • Illustrations, photos and tips reinforce correct techniques and encourage good habits.
  • Supplemental drills and timed writings provide extra practice to strengthen and refine skills.
  • Communication activities reinforce essential business communication skills and prepare students for academic and job success.
  • The 19th Edition reflects the features and functionality of the new Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) software, which uses graphics, games, progress graphs, videos, 3-D models, sound effects, and a word processor to keep learning meaningful and fun.

Table of Contents

LEVEL 1: KEYBOARDING--FOUNDATION FOR ALL CAREERS.
Module 1 Alphabetic keys (L1-13).
Module 2 Figure and Symbol Keys (L14-25).
LEVEL 2: APPLYING KEYBOARDING SKILL.
Numeric Keypad.
Word Processing.
Communication Skills.
Web-Based Computing.
Reference Guide.
Digital Citizenship.
Keyboarding--Bridge to Today's Technology.
Technology and Your Health.
Windows 8 and File Management.

What's New

  • Six new review lessons provide additional practice and reinforcement.
  • New appendix on Windows 8 and Microsoft Web Apps provides realistic exposure to SkyDrive and cloud computing.
  • New introduction to Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO), the web-based software solution sold separately, will get students up and running quickly.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text, L1-25 + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25 Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1581759541  | ISBN-13: 9781581759549

List Price = $126.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding Course, Lessons 1-25: College Keyboarding, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.75


Printed Text, L 1-25 + Keyboarding Pro Delux Online Lessons 1-25 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285578708  | ISBN-13:  9781285578705

List Price = $126.95  | CengageBrain Price = $126.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding Course, Lessons 1-25: College Keyboarding, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00


ePack: Keyboarding Course, Lessons 1-25: College Keyboarding, 19th + SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed Access Card + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25 4-Month Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305412001  | ISBN-13:  9781305412002

List Price = $174.95  | CengageBrain Price = $174.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $129.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding Course, Lessons 1-25: College Keyboarding, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00
  • SAM 2013 Assessment, Training, and Projects v1.0 Printed Access Card
    List Price = $138.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $103.50


Printed Text + Microsoft Office 2013 180 Day Trial, PC Version Printed Access Card + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card + Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1337369233 | ISBN-13:  9781337369237

List Price = $175.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $132.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • Keyboarding Course, Lessons 1-25: College Keyboarding, Spiral bound Version
    List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25
  • Microsoft Office 2013 180 Day Trial, PC Version Printed Access Card
    List Price = $18.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.00
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.75
  • Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285176936 | ISBN-13: 9781285176932)

KPDO combines alphabetic and numeric new-key learning, numeric keypad, skill building lessons, and communication reference tools. Book is required for use with KPDO.

List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00

Student Supplements

Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online Lessons 1-25, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285176936 | ISBN-13: 9781285176932)

KPDO builds alphabetic, numeric, and keypad skills, increases confidence, and makes it easy to stay motivated. Interactive videos and 3-D animations review proper techniques, games and drills provide a fun and exciting way to master the keyboard. Book is required for use with KPDO for source documents.

List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Susie H. VanHuss

Dr. Susie H. VanHuss received her B.S. degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and her MBA and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University. Her teaching specialties include business communications, administrative systems, and personnel management. Her work, includes textbooks in communications, keyboarding and word processing, and office technology. She has written numerous journal articles and has served on the editorial review boards of several leading business education journals.

Connie M. Forde

Dr. Connie M. Forde is a full professor and head of the Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development at Mississippi State University, where she leads undergraduate programs in information technology services, business technology teacher education, and industrial technology, as well as graduate programs in instructional technology. Dr. Forde also continues to advise doctoral students on their dissertation research. Prior to her tenure at Mississippi State University, she was a business teacher at both the community college and secondary levels. She earned her B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in business education from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Forde serves as coauthor of the COLLEGE KEYBOARDING series and a variety of word processing and integrated applications textbooks and simulations. She is a recognized contributor to the professional literature and a speaker at state, regional, and national conferences. Additionally, she has served as president of the National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, and National Council of Pi Omega Pi, and chair of the Foundation for the Future of Business Education.

Donna L. Woo

Donna L. Woo is an instructor and department coordinator for Information Systems/Office Automation at Cypress College and associate director of education at Pacific College. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in business education from Michigan State University and earned her Ed.D. from Nova University. Her industry experience includes work for both IBM and General Motors. A respected author, Dr. Woo has written several word processing textbooks and has served as a coauthor on several editions of South-Western COLLEGE KEYBOARDING textbooks.

Vicki Robertson

Vicki Robertson received her M.S. and B.S. degrees in education from the University of Memphis. She currently teaches at the University of Memphis and online for Southwest Community College. She is a member of the National Business Education Association and Southern Business Education Association, and she has served on the executive board for the Tennessee Business Education Association.