Words per Minute


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Words per Minute

The number of words of dictation a person can type in one minute. Maintaining a high WPM rate is an important clerical skill for persons who are expected to type or retype documents.
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200 or more correct words per minute with two or fewer errors) (Freeman & Haughton, 1993; Kubina & Starlin, 2003).
Meanwhile, the PC record was set by Gregory Arakelian from Virginia, when he rattled off 158 words per minute in the Key Tronic World Invitational Type- Off in September 1991.
The report states that, because three typists in the QWERTY group had initial net scores of zero words per minute (
Selection criteria for participation in the study stipulated that each student read at a pre-baseline rate of no more than 50 words per minute on the word list and no more than 75 words per minute on one of the passages chosen for the study.
Inventor of the world's fastest mobile touch screen keyboard, MessagEase, Exideas' revolutionary compact nine-key design is optimized specifically for a single finger touch screen usage to reduce errors and accelerate text input speeds to over 60 words per minute.
As a result, I spent the bulk of my adolescence and early adult years making a conscious effort not to overwhelm my listeners with thousands of words per minute, no matter how jazzed up I was about whatever I was talking about.
Vendor must be able to provide live captioning at a presentation range of at least 200 words per minute and meet a minimum 98% verbatim accuracy
Spritz reduces the time taken and could turn the average 220 words per minute reader into super human 500 or even 1000 words per minute champions.
In an attempt to help him, his parents sent him to a speed-reading class when he was 12, resulting in him learning to read about 400 words per minute and developing a photographic memory.
They claim normal users using a Qwerty keyboard on a touchscreen device were limited to typing at a rate of about 20 words per minute.
A breathtaking and mind-blowing fusion of hip hop, garage and synth as the super-slick tongue work - try in vain to count the words per minute rate - gives way to a grating grunge synth refrain.