Century 21® Keyboarding

  • AUTHORS: Jack P. Hoggatt; Jon A. Shank; Jimmy Smith; Karl Barksdale; Cengage Learning
  • ©2014 

Overview

About the Program

Your Connection to the Future!

Use the best in computer applications education from the proven leader—now stronger than ever! The CENTURY 21 Keyboarding Family of products help students prepare for a lifetime of computer success with innovative solutions updated to reflect today’s business challenges. Students tap into the latest technology, learn to master computer applications using Microsoft Office, and increase communication skills with relevant activities throughout. Trust the leader who has taught more than 85 million people to type—bringing 100 years of publishing experience and a century of innovations together in a complete line of computer training solutions.

In addition, MicroTypeTM 6 provides touch-typing instruction and skill building; MicroType 6 with CheckPro adds document checking in Word and Excel.

About the Author

AUTHORS
  • Jack P. Hoggatt

    Dr. Jack P. Hoggatt is Department Chair for the Department of Business Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He has taught courses in Business Writing, Advanced Business Communications, and the communication component of the university’s Master in Business Administration (MBA) program. Dr. Hoggatt has held offices in professional organizations and has been received the Outstanding Post-Secondary Business Educator Award in Wisconsin. He has served as an advisor to local and state business organizations.

  • Jon A. Shank

    Dr. Jon A. Shank is a Professor of Education, Emeritus, from Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. His contributions to the text include units on advanced correspondence, report formatting, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, business plans, communication skills, and emerging technologies.

  • Jimmy Smith

    Dr. Jimmy Smith is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Counselor Education. He has held the positions of a secondary business and marketing teacher, North Carolina State Consultant for Business and Information Technology, and a local school system Career and Technical Education Administrator. Currently, he is the undergraduate and graduate program coordinator for the Business and Marketing Education teacher education program at NC State University. There he has led the development of online graduate courses for the master’s program in business and marketing education. Dr. Smith has held offices in professional organizations and has received the Outstanding Leadership Award from the National Association of Supervisors of Business Education and the Outstanding Career and Technical Educator from the North Carolina Career and Technical Education Association—Business Education Division. In 2005, he was inducted into the North Carolina Business and Information Technology Education Hall of Fame.

  • Karl Barksdale

    Karl Barksdale is currently an instructor at the Utah County Academy of Sciences and is a former instructor at Farrer Middle school in Provo, UT. He has recently been a consultant for Google. Formerly a Development Manager for the Training and Certification team at WordPerfect Corporation, he obtained a master's degree in curriculum from the University of Utah and applied his degree as the Secondary Curriculum Coordinator for Provo School District. Later he returned to education as a Business Education instructor. Since that time he has authored more than 50 business and computer education textbooks for South-Western Educational Publishing, Course Technology, Speaking Solutions, and other publishers.

  • Cengage Learning

Products Included

Assessment

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM

Instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook, such as data files, solutions files, PowerPoint® slides, and assessment solutions. The Instructor’s Manual, Style Manual, and Spanish supplements are also in PDF form on this CD. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Wraparound Teacher's Editions

The wraparound teacher’s edition (WTE) provides reduced student pages with comprehensive related teaching tips and support that expand on the topics presented on each page. Teaching notes and overviews include ADD

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to: Author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; deliver tests from your learning management system, your classroom or wherever you want!

Technology

MicroType 6

MicroType 6 includes touch-typing instruction for alphabetic and numeric keyboarding and the numeric keypad, skill-building activities, games, motivating graphics, and a word processor with built-in timer. MicroType teaches correct finger placement and techniques to help you build basic keyboarding skills, then develop speed and accuracy. MicroType 6 with CheckPro is a combination software program for keyboarding instruction and document checking specific to the Century 21 10e textbooks. CheckPro checks keystrokes and formatting in Microsoft Word 2013, keystrokes and formulas in Excel 2013.

MicroType 6 with CheckPro Demo CD-ROM

The demo CD provides a fully functioning demo of all features of the software. Print and Save functions are disabled.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to: Author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; deliver tests from your learning management system, your classroom or wherever you want!

K12 VitalSource 1YR Mobile eBook

With Vital Source, ebooks can be downloaded onto a device or accessed online. Notes and highlights sync: students can maintain their notes and highlights whether they are on a browser, PC, or iPad®.