words per minute

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the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing)


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The comparison between RG and CG showed that in the NAF condition there were statistically significant differences for stuttering-like disfluencies, speech discontinuity, flows of syllables and words per minute. RG showed more disfluencies (stuttering-like disfluencies and speech discontinuity) and lower flow of syllables and words per minute in relation to CG (Table 2).
Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's R&D division Building 8, explained in another post titled "(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=343078196094625&set=a.122932358109211.1073741828.100011773423902&type=3&theater) The after action report " that the goal is to eventually allow people to type at 100 words per minute, which is 5X faster than typing on a phone, with just their mind.
The results, which are published September 12 in the Proceedings of the IEEE, show that the technology allows a monkey to type with only its thoughts at a rate of up to 12 words per minute.
During repeated reading, students practiced reading a single grade-level passage many times until reaching a criterion (i.e., 100 words per minute).
He appeared in over 100 commercials as "The Micro Machines Man" and was credited in The Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Fastest Talker, with the ability to articulate 586 words per minute. He could spit out almost 1800 words--if hired to present at City Hall--with its new three minute rule.
For decades, the school fulfilled its modest but vital purpose of training women (predominantly) for secretarial careers, but not merely to type so many words per minute and take dictation.
The average student reads between 250 and 350 words per minute. A 'good' reading speed is around 500 to 700 words per minute, but with proper training students can read up to thousand words per minute or even faster.
Just when you think Hollywood has run out of original stories about the senselessness of war comes a farfromperfunctory war drama with a fresh perspective: Plucked out of the typing pool, Norman's training is limited to typing 60 words per minute, so he'd rather get shot at than blow enemies' heads off.
He's qualified to type at 60 words per minute, not to shoot Nazis.
Anyone wanting to become certified as a court reporter in Mississippi must pass three skills tests with 95 percent accuracy in jury charge at 200 words per minute, literary at 180 words per minute and question and answer at 225 words per minute.
Oral reading fluency, as measured by number of correct words per minute, was the dependent variable.
In addition, Cathy was using a computer with specialized software (speech output) with a standard English computer keyboard (QWERTY); however, her writing fluency while typing was very slow (one or two words per minute).
Samuels suggested that in rereading a passage, speed should be emphasized over word recognition accuracy, and that student progress through passages should occur when they meet a specified fluency criterion (e.g., 85 words per minute).
Organisers said that the average student reads between 250 and 350 words per minute and that with training, that speed can be doubled or tripled moving students toward a 1,000 words per minute.