Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 4 (PC, CD-ROM) Mindscape - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 4
Product ID 24294-12000
Product UPC 024294120008
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Mindscape
Category(s) Education, Typing
Recommended age(s) 6+
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Expert keyboard skills are at your fingertips.
What makes this program the proven way to learn and improve typing dexterity? Whether you're a beginner or an advanced typist, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Version 4 responds to your keyboard patterns and customizes each lesson to fit your specific needs. The program analyzes your typing strengths, weaknesses, and rhythms, and then develops a personalized learning program tailored just for you.

A sleek new interface immediately places you in a comfortable, user-friendly learning environment.

Newly expanded graphs for each typing session contain feedback on lesson length, total typing time, and number of mistakes.

On screen "guide hands" type along with you, demonstrating perfect technique.

Entertaining and educational games- such as adrenaline-pumping race car challenge- take a fresh approach to teaching accuracy, rhythm, and speed.

Improves typing speed by an average of 25%.
Would you like to type faster? In an independent research test, average typists practiced with Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15 minutes a day for two weeks. Their speed improved by an average of 25%! With additional practice, you may see even greater results.

Helpful features:

  • A variety of charts and graphs aid in determining and correcting your typing errors.
  • Updated practice text from Penguin & Puffin Classics such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Tales From Shakespeare make typing practice more educational, challenging, and fun.
  • Build keyboard skills in three lesson modes: QWERTY, 10-key, and Dvorak.
  • Innovative 3D artwork makes learning fundamentals interesting and enjoyable.
  • A streamlined interface provides fluid and user-friendly interaction.
  • Custom lessons that make use of Adaptive Responsive Technology allow you to target problem areas and focus on selected keys.
  • Entertaining new games emphasize accuracy, rhythm, and speed.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386-33
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color

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