ERIC Number: EJ442306
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Early Spelling Acquisition: Writing Beats the Computer.
Cunningham, Anne E.; Stanovich, Keith E.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v82 n1 p159-62 Mar 1990
The spelling performance of 22 male and 26 female first graders using a simultaneous oral spelling method was compared when students were writing the words, spelling them with letter tiles, or typing them on a computer keyboard. Results of two experiments indicate the superiority of handwriting in improving spelling acquisition. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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