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Procedures for Intersteno Internet competition

Software

Two software modules are available:

  • Taki moduleno need to download or install software on the computer. This module is available for  17 languages plus national versions for French and German.
  • Zav modulemust be downloaded from the training menu of Internet competition in this website. It is available for the same languages and national versions mentioned before.

Training

Training exercises are available free of charge and can be done connecting to the menuTaki training or Zav training. You  can train choosing the relevant language. At the end of each training exercise you get your results in speed and accuracy.

Registration procedure if  Taki software will be used:

  1 School and teacher(s) registration.The responsible of the schools or one of the teachers, enter the Registration form directly available on the web page of Intersteno.org – Internet competition. After inserting info on school, he/she can immediately choose to add the name and e-mail of teachers. A confirmation is sent in a few minutes both to school and to the registered teachers, at the e-mail address he/she indicates in the form. Please ensure that this info is correctly spelled. If you do not receive them, please send an e-mail to gianpaolo.trivulzio @ alice.it. The confirmation mail to schools contains the name and password to be used for registering additional teachers.
  2 Registration of students.

The teacher registers her/his students by using his name and password after connecting towww.intersteno.it/members using Taki login submenu of Internet contest. She/He inserts the names, surnames, year of birth and mother tongue.

A confirmation letter with the name of the students and the number and password to be used on the competition day, is sent back to the teacher, who will deliver this info to the students at the competition day.

Additional students can be entered till the day of registration end.

If, for any reason, the teacher  has not the e-mail available,  she/he can see the name and password to be used by her/his student, re-entering www.intersteno.it/members with her/his data.

  3 Additional teacher(s) registration.Using the name and password, additional teacher/s can be inserted. For doing this please enterwww.intersteno.it/members. Each teacher receives a confirmation letter with his/her name and password for registering her/his students.

Registration procedure if  ZAV software will be used

  1 Dowload here the excel file (Zavregistration.xls).
  2 Fill in the data as indicated in the heading of the columns.
  3 Send the file to Ms. Helena Matouskova (helena@zav.cz). You will get back the file or files needed for your competitors, according to the languages for which the competitor is registered.

Competition

Taki competitors: Accessing the submenu ‘Taki login’  and inserting the number and password, the competitors can compete in one or more of the languages. The competition language/languages are shown according to the languages texts foreseen by the organizers of the competition. When the competitor has done competition in one of these languages, it is no more shown in the list of available language. Only 1 shot per language is allowed. If the competitor does not type for 15 seconds, the software sends the results up to that moment and there is no possibility to re-enter the competition text. Zav competitors: Please follow the instructions released by Zav organisation.,

Classifications lists

Classifications lists show following results: a) mother tongue b) multilingual (if the competition formula forsees this possibility) Each of them has lists split by age category. A list, irrespective of the category age, is also produced for easy checks. Classification lists are updated in realtime ifTaki software is used. Results of ZAV competitors are updated every evening.

Warning:

The English text does not include double spaces after full stop. Competitors can only type one national version for French and German. Taki and ZAV software can be used in a mixed manner, but competitors are not allowed to use both software for the same languages. The second attemps will be automatically refused.

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