October 13th, 2004

Fishy Circumstances

Typing

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.
52(100.0%)
No.
0(0.0%)

How did you learn how to type? (Choose as many as apply; if your answer is "Other", use the text box below or comments.)

Typing class in secondary school/junior high/high school.
22(46.8%)
Typing class in university.
0(0.0%)
Other typing class.
1(2.1%)
With the help of a computer program (Mavis Beacon, etc.).
3(6.4%)
Looking at pictures and figuring it out.
1(2.1%)
A friend/family member told me how to hold my hands.
3(6.4%)
I still hunt-and-peck.
3(6.4%)

How well do you type?

Quickly/accurately.
23(44.2%)
Pretty quickly/fairly accurately.
23(44.2%)
Functionally.
2(3.8%)
Slowly.
4(7.7%)

How did you become as fast a typist as you are today? (Especially if the above questions don't cover it - say, you learned from typing up lots of term papers.)