For administrators, the start of the school year often involves a delicate operation: large numbers of student accounts must be moved into the right group for their new class. This is usually the job of the account’s Super Administrator or the School Administrator, and can be done in different ways.
Let’s face it: the most popular keyboards aren’t necessarily the most ergonomic. In this latest article in our "Curious Keyboards" series, we take a look at different concepts that attempt to alleviate the annoyances of the traditional keyboard, whether in their physical shape or the placement of their keys.
Producing subtitles requires mastery of the keyboard. Subtitlers are often paid based on the length of a video, not on the number of hours worked. That’s why professionals who transcribe dialogue for TV shows, movies and videos have a whole bag of tricks for typing at full speed! Here are three pieces of advice inspired by these keyboard wizzes.
If you are looking for educational activities so that your students can keep learning from home, you’ll be happy to know that Typing Pal is accessible off school grounds. The online application allows students to learn and improve their typing technique while having fun at the same time. What’s more, it equips teachers with powerful tools to supervise their group and customize their training program.
Whether you use a Mac or a PC, a good way to save time is to use keyboard shortcuts when typing. Even if it might seem difficult to remember them all, the initial time investment is well worth your while. You will type more quickly and also avoid injuries linked with repeated use of a mouse. What’s not to like?
At the beginning of the 1930s, American researchers August Dvorak and William Dealey decided to create a more ergonomic alternative to the QWERTY keyboard. They place the comfort of the user at the centre of their work. The Dvorak layout (Dvorak Simplified Keyboard or DSK) was born and was then adapted for languages other than English.