The generational impact of technology on formal writing of rural middle school students
Martha Ann Land, Trevecca Nazarene University, United States
Trevecca Nazarene University . Awarded
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact text messages, social networks, Instant Messaging, email, and blogging had on rural middle school students' ability to decipher between formal and informal writing. Students completed self-evaluation logs, completed Formal and Informal Writing Assessments, and were scored on their use of social shorthand in previously archived TCAP writing prompts.
Land, M.A. The generational impact of technology on formal writing of rural middle school students. Ph.D. thesis, Trevecca Nazarene University.
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