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Computers in the Schools Vol. 11, No. 2 (1994) pp. 43–54
In response to national concern over declining standards in students' writing abilities, an increasing number of schools have adopted the use of word processors in an effort to increase literacy skills. The instructional effectiveness of word...
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (1998) pp. 43–56
Examined the extent to which kindergartners used computer speech during narrative writing and the relationship between this use and the linguistic properties of their written products. Found that length of text, grammatical cohesion, and lexical...
Service-learning in early childhood teacher education: Using service to put meaning back into learning
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 8 (November 2008) pp. 2146–2156
Service-learning is defined as a teaching/learning method that connects meaningful community service with academic learning, personal growth, and civic responsibility. In this study, conducted at an American University, we describe a cascading model ...
The Effects of Social Relationships, Writing Media, and Microgenetic Development on First-Grade Students' Written Narratives
American Educational Research Journal Vol. 33, No. 3 (1996) pp. 691–718
Studied effects of social relationships, writing media, and microgenetic development on written narratives with 20 first graders in a within-subjects design. Results show that narratives composed with a word processor are lexically denser and more...