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Pencil and Paper Versus Word Processing: A Comparative Study of Creative Writing in the Elementary School
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Journal of Research on Computing in Education Volume 29, Number 2, ISSN 0888-6504

Abstract

A comparison of compositions written by 19 sixth graders using pencil and paper with those written by 19 sixth graders using word processors found that though the quality of writing, accuracy of grammar, and reading ease did not differ between the two approaches, students using computers wrote more words and sentences. (PEN)

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Nichols, L.M. (1996). Pencil and Paper Versus Word Processing: A Comparative Study of Creative Writing in the Elementary School. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 29(2), 159. Retrieved January 17, 2020 from .

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