Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

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Title

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Subject

Educational Software

Description

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an educational typing software developed by The Software Toolworks in 1987. Mavis Beacon was designed for all ages with the intention teaching novice users how to type as well as providing practice for more advanced users so that they may hone their skills through different typing games and skill challenges.

Creator

Haymond, Charles
Worthington, Norm
Bilofsky. Walt
Duffy, Mike

Source

Publisher

The Software Toolworks (which was later renamed to Mindscape)

Date

Mavis Beacon has had many updates throughout the years as both hardware and software have been updated starting in 1987 with Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing and continuing to produce until Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 20 which was created in 2019 with both a regular and deluxe edition.

Contributor

Frietzsche, Thomas

Identifier

N/A

Coverage

Berkeley, California
Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Files

mavisbeaconpic.png

Citation

Haymond, Charles et al., “Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing,” The Dig, accessed May 14, 2021, https://thedig.rps.buffscreate.net/items/show/14.

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