Keyboarding & Office Technology
Gregg College Keyboarding & Document Processing (GDP)
An integrated keyboarding system, GDP is designed to help students learn to type with proper technique, increase speed and accuracy, and format documents using Microsoft Word. Together, the books and software systematically lead students through each lesson to provide an easy path to success. Explore features below:
Misstroke Analysis & Prescription (MAP)
This incomparable prescriptive feature helps students improve their speed and accuracy on the keyboard. MAP is a highly sophisticated and individualized error analysis and remediation software program that will teach students not only how to recognize errors, but how to fix them as well.
MAP provides unlimited drill lines that are interactive providing integrated skill measurement.
Generate a number of powerful reports and charts that let you quickly review the performance of a given student or an entire section. Reports include individual student portfolio reports, detailed word per minute tables and charts, progress reports, timed writing reports, academic dishonesty deterrent reports, and more. These powerful reports are one more reason why GDP is an ideal solution for individual professors, course coordinators and department chairs.
Cut time on grading and focus on what's important: teaching. The GDP Customizable Gradebook provides many grading options. You will determine which exercises are included in grading, how grades are calculated for individual assignments, for a grading category (highest score, average score, etc.), and how an overall course score should be calculated. Options are provided for full manual grading, and override of grades as well. Use one of the included standard grading scales or create your own custom grading scale.
Online Software Features
Experience greater accessibility for use at home, in class, and in labs–perfect for distance learning. The user face is easy to use, updates are seamless and single sign on through your Learning Management System (LMS) is simple.
Web-based software—no local installation and no add-ins necessary!
Compatible with Microsoft Word 2007, 2010 and 2013 - coming soon also 2016
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.
New communication enhancements available, including an annotation feature, allowing instructors to make comments digitally within student’s work.
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Improving Keyboarding Speed and Accuracy
Skillbuilding (SKB) combines the unique pretest/practice/post-test diagnostics pedagogy with the power and flexibility of Web-based software, allowing you to individualize your instruction—in a classroom setting or online. Features include:
Enhanced Communication: New communication enhancements are available, 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 you to choose whatever format you prefer.
Custom Timed Writings: With the ability to create your own custom timed writings, instructors assign the custom timed writings through the software, and have them automatically graded.
New Online Software Features: Experience greater accessibility for use at home, in class, and in labs–perfect for distance learning. This is an established program that effectively measures student performance and progress at regular intervals, allowing you to track each student’s progress at a glance.The user face is easy to use, updates are seamless and a course management system enables seamless student record-keeping making teaching online a breeze.
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