ERIC Number: EJ388489
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Reading for a Real Reason: Computer Pals across the World.
Beazley, Malcolm R.
Journal of Reading, v32 n7 p598-605 Apr 1989
Describes the Computer Pals across the World Project, which provides an opportunity for students to write letters, poetry, reports, and newspaper articles for fellow students around the globe. Argues that it provides a real context for developing reading and writing abilities, cultural awareness, motivation, and keyboarding skills. (RS)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Exchange, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Language Skills, Letters (Correspondence), Poetry, Process Approach (Writing), Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Motivation, Word Processing, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Australia