ERIC Number: ED247602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Computer in Composition Instruction: A Writer's Tool.
Wresch, William, Ed.
This compilation of articles on computer applications in writing instruction deals with the areas of prewriting, editing and grammar, word processing research and applications, and programs for the writing process. It contains the following papers: "Recollections of First-Generation Computer-Assisted Prewriting," by Hugh Burns; "Computer-Based Creative Problem Solving." by Dawn Rodrigues and Raymond J. Rodrigues; "SEEN: A Tutorial and User Network for Hypothesis Testing," by Helen Schwartz; "Improving Students' Revising and Editing: The Writer's Workbench System" by Kathleen Kiefer and Charles Smith; "HOMER: Teaching Style with a Microcomputer," by Michael Cohen and Richard Lanham; "The COMP-LAB Writing Modules: Computer-Assisted Grammar Instruction," by Michael Southwell;"Integrating Computers into a Writing Curriculum; or, Buying, Begging, and Building," by Lillian Bridwell and Donald Ross; "Real-Time Gadgets with Feedback: Special Effects in Computer-Assisted Writing," by Stephen Marcus; "Can the Computer Stimulate Writers' Inner Dialogues?," by Colette Daiute; "Questions, Answers, and Automated Writing," by William Wresch; "WANDAH: Writing-Aid AND Author's Helper," by Ruth Von Blum and Michael Cohen; "Wordsworth II: Process-Based CAI for College Composition Teachers," by Cynthia Selfe; and "Toward the Design of a Flexible, Computer-Based Writing Environment," by Christine Neuwirth. It also contains an annotated bibliography and a glossary of computer terms. (CRH)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Grammar, Higher Education, Prewriting, Programed Instructional Materials, Revision (Written Composition), Secondary Education, Word Processing, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd, Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 08156, $14.25 nonmember, $11.00 member).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.