ERIC Number: EJ463379
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Word Processor as an Instructional Tool: A Meta-Analysis of Word Processing in Writing Instruction.
Bangert-Drowns, Robert L.
Review of Educational Research, v63 n1 p69-93 Spr 1993
This metanalysis reviews 32 studies that compared 2 groups of students receiving identical writing instruction, with only 1 group using word processing for writing assignments. Word processing improved the quality of student writing but did not improve student attitudes. Suggestions are given for using word processing more effectively. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Research, Effect Size, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Meta Analysis, Research Reports, Student Attitudes, Word Processing, Writing (Composition), Writing Achievement, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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