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ERIC Number: ED325110
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 162
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-924667-53-2
Teaching Process Writing with Computers.
Boone, Randy, Ed.
This collection of articles focuses on the use of word processing software programs as instructional tools for students learning writing composition. Section 1 discusses the use of word processors as a composition tools within the process model of writing instruction and includes articles entitled "Should Students Use Spelling Checkers?,""A Recipe to Encourage Revision,""Six Directions for Computer Analysis of Student Writing,""Desktop Publishing: More Than Meets the Eye," and "Writing with Word Processors for Remedial Students." Section 2 focuses on lesson ideas, providing detailed practical applications for using computers in the context of the process approach to teaching writing. Articles include "The Computer as a Writing Tool,""Creating Writing Lessons with a Word Processor,""A Family Writing Project,""Writing Skills with Write On!," and "Reading and Writing Interactive Stories." The three articles in section 3 discuss whether and how keyboarding skills should be taught. Section 4 provides reviews of 15 software packages and two articles, "Creating Software for Classroom-Specific Needs," and "Computer Use in the IBM 'Writing to Read' Project." Section 5 contains two additional articles that are suggested reading for those interested in computers and writing instruction. A 101-item bibliography concludes the notebook. (DB)
International Council for Computers in Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-9905 (1-4 copies, $15.95 each prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Computers in Education, Eugene, OR.