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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Regarding the speech rate of stutters adults' spontaneous speech, the delay in auditory feedback had not significant effect on flows of syllables and words per minute. It is worth mentioning that the findings were similar to a study that showed both the statistically significant effect on the reduction in the frequency of stuttering, and also there was no significant effect on the speech rate with DAF37-39.
Students reached criterion by reading a certain number of words per minute (correct plus incorrect words per minute; e.g., Samuels, 1979), correct words per minute (e.g., Martens et al., 2007), or a combination of a certain number of correct words per minute in conjunction with no more than a certain number of incorrect words per minute (e.g., Anderson & Alber, 2003).
Figure 1 shows Matthew's baseline data were relatively stable with a mean score of 27.8 words per minute (range 25-30.5).
In the end, Cathy could type sentences and her typing fluency reached 21 words per minute without mistakes: "I don't have to count now to find the right keys as I did with QWERTY.
During the baseline condition, Drew's reading rate remained stable and ranged from 35 words per minute with 5 errors to 47 words per minute with 7 errors.
TOP 10 FILMS WITH THE MOST SWEAR WORDS PER MINUTE 1.
In this article entry rate is measured in words per minute, where a word is defined as five consecutive characters.
At the age of 63 the one-time Redditch Indicator scribe is relying more and more on his elaborate Pitman's Shorthand - which he refined to 180 words per minute while studying at Wolverhampton Polytechnic at about the time the Beatles released Love Me Do.
They look at the conversion chart and convert their time into words per minute. They enter their speed in words per minute onto the speed graph and they enter their comprehension score out of ten onto the comprehension graph.
Comparison of ORF scores with Reading Buddies and Successmaker Computer Program Intervention Type Beginning ORF Ending ORF for 7 Weeks (words per minute) (words per minute) Change Reading Buddies 80.96 102.7 +21.8 Fall 2007 SuccessMaker 102.7 101.5 -1.2 Winter 2008 Reading Buddies 101.5 121.7 +20.2 Spring 2008 The reading buddies program had a very positive effect on my students.
The average adult speaks at a rate of almost 170 words per minute, according to Wichita State audiology professor Ray Hull.
According to the agency's CIO, the software allows the user to control operational commands and place the notes electronically in a certain file within the digital repository via voice--all at up to speeds of 160 words per minute. Although the software requires some "training" to recognize the idiosyncrasies of the individual speaker, all of the agency's field investigators were able to adapt the system in a short period of time.