MicroType 6 Windows Network Site License DVD (with Quick Start Guide)

  • Includes Quick Start Guide.
  • AUTHOR: South-Western Educational Publishing
  • ISBN-13: 9781111571207 
  • Mixed Media 
  • 6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2003
  • ©2015     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region


About The Product

MICROTYPE 6 is an instructional program for alphabetic and numeric keyboarding, skill-building, and the numeric keypad with motivating graphics, games, and a word processor with built-in timer. This software program teaches correct finger placement and builds basic keyboarding skills, then works on speed and accuracy. Instructor utilities include class and student preferences, detailed lesson, summary, and timed writing reports, and an enhanced gradebook.


  • Alphabetic, numeric, skill-building, and keypad program with motivating graphics, games, and a word processor.
  • Timed writings are used with alphabetic and numeric review lessons.
  • In the Skill-building lessons, performance feedback is provided along with a skills analysis writing for the student, along with prescriptive suggestions for additional practice.
  • 3-D viewer that shows proper posture, hand positioning, ergonomics, key reaches, and more.
  • Voice-over instructions in Spanish.
  • A web-based reporting feature with optional instructor web site for distance learning allows easy access to student reports.
  • Software transparently uploads students records to web site if that option is chosen.
  • Teacher utilities and functions that provide individualized and classroom options.
  • A full capability grade book is also available in the Web Reporter (v.3).

About the Contributor

  • South-Western Educational Publishing

    South-Western Educational Publishing, a partner within the leading Cengage Learning, offers the most extensive selection of Business Education materials on the market today for secondary and higher education as well as corporate and retail business environments. For more than 100 years, South-Western has assembled expert authorship to deliver best-in-class business learning content to equip individuals with the tools and resources necessary to excel and maintain professional success.

Table of Contents

1. New Key Lessons.
a. Alphabetic Keyboarding L1-20.
b. Numeric Keyboarding L1-16.
c. Numeric Keypad L1-6.
d. New Key Review L1-23.
2. Skill Building.
a. Accuracy.
b. Speed.
c. Quick Review.
d. Drill Practice.
e. Textbook Keying.
3. Timed Writings.
4. References.
a. Communication Skills.
5. Games.
a. Key a shot.
b. Connect It.
c. Mystery Puzzle.
d. Plate Spinner.
e. World Wide Shipping.

New to this Edition

  • New version for new edition of Century 21 10e.
  • New communications activities for grammar, writing, and word choice.
  • Updated specifications for Windows 8.